400 people out of 1000 loses their lives due to stroke in Pakistan every day: Speakers

LARKANA: Pakistan Society of Neurology (PSN) in collaboration with Pakistan Stroke Society(PSS) arranged a one day seminar to mark the World stroke day here at Larkana Press Club on Thursday.
President PSN in Pakistan Dr Muhammad Wasay Shakir speaking on the occasion said that 400 people out of 1000 are losing their lives due to stroke in Pakistan every day, high blood pressure is increasing unabated in our population and posing big threat to human lives in Pakistan 40 percent people are suffering from this disease which causing the stroke.
He further said that high blood pressure is more common in women as compared to men added that there is a dire need to create mass awareness amongst women regarding the disease, stroke is preventable through precautionary measures, he said.
Professor Wasay said that 70% of all stroke cases were being reported from developing countries due to unhealthy lifestyle practices, lack of regular exercise, excessive intake of table salt
Stroke is believed to be third most prevalent disease in the world now, which is much increased in Pakistan during last 15 to 20 years. High blood pressure can cause or trigger many diseases including stroke, Weakness in arm, leg or face, difficulty in vision or sudden unconsciousness are symptoms of stroke and patient be rushed in major hospital having facility of CT scan.
Professor Dr Muhamad Wasay Shakir called for creating public awareness for prevention of disease and ensure the health services to people.
On the occasion Renowned Neurologist Professor Alam Ibrahim Sidiqi, Dr Bhojo Mal and others were present.

PROTEST DEMONSTRATION AGAINST EDO HEALTH AND MS SHIKARPUR

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SHIKARPUR: Sindh paramedical staff welfare association district shikarpur held a protest demonstration against EDO Health and Medical Superintendent RBUT Civil Hospital Shikarpur here on Thursday.
According to press release issued by sindh paramedical staff welfare association leader district shikarpur Nazeer Ahmed Bhayo said that 40 lakhs have been corruption in medical store of civil hospital shikarpur about medicine and 7 crore have been corruption in DHO Health medical store shikarpur about medicine and purchased a third class medicines for poor patients.
Sindh paramedical staff welfare association leader district shikarpur Bashir Ahmed Lashari, Maqsood Ahmed Shaikh, Lala Ali Jaan, Akhtiar Hussain Pathan, Khalid Sethar, Lala yasir Jaan, Abdul Ghani Mahar, Waseem Shujrah and other activist were also present on that occasion.
On that occasion he demanded to higher authorities to take immediate notice into the matter otherwise he threatened to enlarge their protest circle.
On other hand civil society of shikarpur and nationalist organizations Jeay Sindh, Sindh Peoples Students Federation (SPAF), All Pakistan Clerk Association (APKA) and National Program’s leaders have attended the protest and have expressed solidarity for them.

PPP CULTURAL WING CONDOLENCE MEETING

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SHIKARPUR: According to press release issued by Pakistan People party Cultural wing district shikarpur held a condolence meeting under the chair district president Taqi Abbass Kamario here on Thursday evening.
On that occasion he condolence Qazi Asad Abid, Qazi Amjad Abid and former Speaker of National Assembly and MNA Dr Fehmida Mirza for death of her mother.
PPP leader Advocate Nazeer Hussain Bhayo , Advocate Fakir Muhammad Abro, Syed Muhammad Shah, Nadeed Ali Sheikh and other activist were also present on the occasion.
On that occasion he expressed deep sorrow and offering prayed for mother of PPP MNA Dr. Fehmida Mirza.