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Chinese Consulate donates life-saving ambulance to Aman Foundation

Chinese Consulate, as part of its social responsibility initiatives has partnered with the Aman Foundation to support their life-saving Ambulance program. The partnership was announced at the launch of a Woman Empowerment Program held recently at Aman Foundation Karachi. The ceremony was attended by Wang Yu, Honorable Consul General of China and Nasir Hussain Shah, [...]

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Diabetes major cause of blindness in Pakistan – Experts

Expert at an Ophthalmology Conference has said that thousands of people are facing loss of vision annually due to diseases such as cataract glaucoma, which can be prevented by avoiding and controlling diabetes, hypertension, quitting smoking and timely treatment. The 4th Pioneering Innovations in Ophthalmology (PIO) Conference was organized by Hashmanis Group of Hospitals and [...]

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Nearly 385 million children living in extreme poverty – World Bank-UNICEF Study

By | October 15th, 2016|Categories: October 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

Children are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty, according to a new analysis from the World Bank Group and UNICEF. Ending Extreme Poverty: A Focus on Children finds that in 2013 19.5 per cent of children in developing countries were living in households that [...]

Smoking has broad, long-lasting impact on the human genome

By | September 15th, 2016|Categories: September 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Smoking leaves its "footprint" on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, an American Heart Association journal. The new findings suggest that DNA methylation could be an important sign that reveals an individual's [...]

Chinese Consulate donates life-saving ambulance to Aman Foundation

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: February 2018|Tags: , , , |

Chinese Consulate, as part of its social responsibility initiatives has partnered with the Aman Foundation to support their life-saving Ambulance program. The partnership was announced at the launch of a Woman Empowerment Program held recently at Aman Foundation Karachi. The ceremony was attended by Wang Yu, Honorable Consul General of [...]

Diabetes major cause of blindness in Pakistan – Experts

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: February 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Expert at an Ophthalmology Conference has said that thousands of people are facing loss of vision annually due to diseases such as cataract glaucoma, which can be prevented by avoiding and controlling diabetes, hypertension, quitting smoking and timely treatment. The 4th Pioneering Innovations in Ophthalmology (PIO) Conference was organized by [...]

Modern Medicine Saves Lives of Children

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: February 2018|Tags: , , , |

Future Looks Bright for Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease Patients Shahmeer Khan was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart defect in which he had a combination of four heart defects. A congenital heart defect, it is often called the “blue baby syndrome” because it causes the skin [...]

Gynaecologist for mass awareness to prevent Breast Cancer

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: February 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Consultant Gynaecologist & Professor of Gynaecology Unit at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Prof. Chandra Madhu Das said said around the world, breast cancer statistics showed that after lung cancer breast cancer was the second most death-causing factor in people. Breast cancer is the the most frequent [...]

Seasonal influenza rearing head in Multan

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

An outbreak of seasonal influenza is rearing its head in Multan claiming 27 lives in over a month according to the statistic from Punjab Health Department.  Seasonal Influenza , also known as Swine Flu (H1N1), has hit with full force this season.  Seasonal influenza usually spreads through contact with the bacteria discharged [...]

Pakistan’s progress over polio eradication reviewed

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: , , |

Directs early preparation of PC-1 for next three years to sustain progress Federal Minister for National Health Services, Mrs. Saira Afzal Tarar chaired a high level Meeting to review Pakistan’s polio situation. Director General Health Dr. Assad Hafeez, National Coordinator for Polio Dr. Rana Safdar, representative of Pakistan Army and [...]

Behaviour change mass media campaign launched to reduce Malnutrition

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Nutrition Support Program, Health Department Government of Sindh in collaboration with ZEEKAY Films launched ‘Behaviour Change Mass Media Campaign - for the reduction of Malnutrition’ at a ceremony recently at a local hotel in Karachi. The Campaign is aimed at reducing prevalence of anaemia in women of reproductive age from [...]

6th Phase of BBSYDP Community Midwifery Training Program completed

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: |

Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Program (BBSYDP), Health Department, Government of Sindh completed 6th Phase of Community Midwifery Training Program recently. The Certificate Distribution Ceremony of Training Program was held recently at Dr. Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi. Dr. Islam Hamid, Acting Chairman, Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Program was the [...]

National consultative workshop on Blood Regulation

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

To review the status of regional and provincial blood regulatory authorities and evaluate progress, and to develop an action plan for strengthening blood regulatory systems in the country, World Health Organization in collaboration with Safe Blood Transfusion Programme (SBTP), Ministry of National Health Services & Regulations organised a National Consultative [...]

Restructuring of Blood Transfusion Services in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: January 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Noor-e-Saba, Manager, Regional Blood Centre, Peshawar Blood transfusion services are an integral part of the health-care system. Millions of lives are saved each year through blood transfusions. Provision of safe blood and blood components is the responsibility of the national health care system. Safety of blood has assumed greater [...]