Monthly Archives: April 2013

Condition of Sindh’s medical varsities worst in world: Dr Shershah

KARACHI, Oct 8: Dr. Shershah Syed a member of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has criticized the violation of rules and regulations in the appointments of Vice Chancellors for the medical universities of Sindh and also show his concerns on the worst condition of medical education and low standard of the faculties among the medical colleges and universities of Sindh. Speaking at a news conference yesterday at the Karachi press club, the

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For Dr Shershah Syed, there is no hope for health, education in Pakistan

KARACHI: Since no politician or political party considers education and health a priority despite their slogans, Dr Shershah Syed finds no hope of improving these sectors. The founder of Pakistan National Forum on Women Health, Dr Syed believes that health and education systems can only be improved with the help of the state and that is not likely to happen in the near future. Given this situation, the women in the country – both in rural and urban

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Koohi Goth Women’s Hospital (KGWH) has been founded by the endeavors of socially conscious citizens of Karachi. The aim of the hospital is to provide free of cost quality and modern treatment to poor females. At this facility pregnant women are provided with routine maternity as well as emergency care, who would otherwise perish due to lack of adequately trained personnel, medicine and equipment. Mothers who suffer from vesico vaginal fistula suffer

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KARACHI, Pakistan – “Computer Lab has given me a new understanding of the health care,” states a student of Midwifery at Qatar Hospital. In March 2010, with the help of National Heath Foundation, a computer Laboratory was established for mainly Midwifery program at Qatar Hospital in Orangi Town in Karachi. Pakistan. Dr. Shershah, head of Midwifery program and Mr. Salman Arshad, in charge of Computer Communication recommended having a computer

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Dr. Shershah Syed Clinton Global Inititive Award 2009

Dr. Sher Shah Syed founder of Pakistan National Forum on Women Health ( a non-government organization working for reproductive health) was invited to the CGI's 5th annual meeting and his work on this issue was recognized. His project “Training of Midwifery and Nursing Tutors” was one of new programs that was recognized for the year 2010. Dr. Shershah is a graduate of Dow Medical College Karachi, Pakistan (Class 1978). He did his fellowship in

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Ill-trained surgeons blamed for fistula cases

Ill-trained surgeons and inadequate obstetric care facilities at government hospitals can be blamed for about 30 per cent of fistula cases — genital tract complications due to obstructed labour —reported every year in the country. This was stated by the president of the Pakistan National Forum on Women`s Health (PNFWH), Dr Shershah Syed, at a press conference on Thursday at the Karachi Press Club on the issue of fistula and women dying in pregnancy

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    Biggest problem for a Pakistani woman?

    • Financial challenges (33%, 5 Votes)
    • All of above (33%, 5 Votes)
    • Education opportuniteis (27%, 4 Votes)
    • Lack of basic medical facilities (7%, 1 Votes)
    • Don't know (0%, 0 Votes)

    Total Voters: 15

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