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15 03, 2019

NHS establishes Model Infectious Diseases Centre

2019-04-03T19:58:49+00:00

The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination established Model Infectious Diseases Centre to provide free testing and treatment of Hepatitis C and Tuberculosis. The Centre was inaugurated by Federal Minister, Aamer Mehmood Kiani at a Dispensary in Islamabad. Sharing his view on this occasion, Aamer Mehmood Kiani the government is revamping all health services [...]

15 03, 2019

Multi-sector approach for improving food security and nutrition underway

2019-04-03T19:56:23+00:00

A 9-member delegation of high-level government officials and members of the Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda (AFSeN-A) participated in an international training workshop in Islamabad for examining innovative approaches to improving food security and nutrition utilizing the Kaleidoscope model. The Afghan delegation was led by H.E. Nasrullah Arsalai, Director General of the Afghan Council of [...]

15 03, 2019

Govt spending Rs.140b annually to control tobacco related diseases

2019-04-03T19:54:25+00:00

According to World Health Organization (WHO), Government spends around Rs.140billion annually to control tobacco related diseases, while imposition of additional health levy is essential to eradicate the spread of tobacco epidemic, statement said. Human Development Foundation (HDF) a body working for tobacco control in the country. WHO also recognizes taxation as the most effective way [...]

15 03, 2019

Sindh Govt set to start poverty reduction, healthcare programmes

2019-04-03T19:52:44+00:00

Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that in order to implement Pakistan Peoples Party election manifesto, his government has embarked upon launching new seven different programmes including poverty reduction, food security, family health, Benazir women agricultural workers programme. He announced this while presiding over a high level Meeting at CM House, Karachi. [...]

15 03, 2019

Dentist-to-population ratio far lower than global standards

2019-04-03T19:51:03+00:00

The Pakistan Dental Association (PDA) warned that the availability of dentists in small towns and rural areas of the country had become so much dismal that fatal oral diseases among their populace could spread like an epidemic if due measures would not be taken on an emergency basis. The office-bearers of PDA addressing a press [...]

15 03, 2019

Steps for women’s empowerment highlighted

2019-04-03T19:49:17+00:00

Sindh Minister for Women Development Department, Syed Shela Raza has said that the Government of Sindh is taking practical steps for social, economic and political empowerment of women so that they could contribute to the development of society. She was addressing the distribution ceremony of health insurance cards and launching of e-shops for home-based workers [...]

15 01, 2019

Zero polio transmission and health for all – WHO

2019-02-02T21:38:18+00:00

World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlighted WHO’s commitment to the final push to eradicate polio on a 4-day visit to Afghanistan and Pakistan - the only two countries where wild poliovirus cases were reported last year. He also commended the governments of both countries for their efforts to provide universal access to health [...]

15 01, 2019

Nutrition Interventions & their outcomes in Sindh reviewed

2019-02-02T21:37:36+00:00

To review the progress on Nutrition focused programme interventions and their outcomes in Sindh, Provincial Task Force Secretariat for Nutrition, Planning and Development Board (GoS), organized a Round Table Conference in collaboration with Accelerated Action Plan (AAP) for Reduction in Stunting and Malnutrition (P&DD), USAID, UNICEF and World Food Programme recently at a local hotel [...]

15 01, 2019

SC Monitoring Judge visits ICCBS Forensic Lab

2019-02-02T19:33:25+00:00

The Supreme Court’s Monitoring Judge of Anti-terrorism Courts, Justice Faisal Arab visited the under-construction Forensic DNA and Serology Laboratory at the Jamil-ur-Rahman Centre for Genome Research at Dr Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, University of Karachi. The monitoring judge, along with Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto, Administrative Judge Anti-Terrorism Court for the province of [...]

15 01, 2019

Awareness Seminar on Giving Way to Ambulances

2019-02-02T19:32:13+00:00

Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) in collaboration with Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST Karachi) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) organized an Awareness Seminar titled ‘Saving Lives: Legislative Changes for Giving Way to Ambulances’ JPMC, Karachi. It was attended by representatives of the media, police, traffic police, transport [...]

15 01, 2019

First kidney transplant centre launched

2019-02-02T19:30:45+00:00

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has launched its first kidney transplant centre in Karachi for which an awareness event was organised attended by different nephrologists, dialysis centre managers of Karachi, general physicians and endocrinologists of as well as recently treated patients of the kidney transplant centre. The purpose of the event was to increase [...]

15 01, 2019

Need for adopting alternative solutions to tackle challenges of food insecurity stressed

2019-02-02T19:29:09+00:00

The experts during the inaugural session of 3-day International Conference on ‘Sustainable Development: Halophytes for Green Revolution’ stressed the need for adopting alternative solutions to tackle challenges of food insecurity in future. The International Conference was organized by Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU), University of Karachi (KU) at the Karachi University Business School (KUBS), [...]

15 01, 2019

Call to raise awareness related to girl’s hidden health issues

2019-02-02T19:27:49+00:00

An awareness Seminar titled ‘Red Talks’ aim to raise awareness related to girls hidden health issues was organized by Kuch Badlain Foundation was held recently at Lincoln Corner Liaquat Memorial Library, Karachi. It was largely attended by college, university students, house wives and working women. The speakers includes Sara Shabbir, Assistant Clinical Psychologist, Psychiatric Rehabilitation [...]

15 01, 2019

Awareness to increase demand for fortified food emphasized

2019-02-02T19:26:15+00:00

Network for Consumer Protection in collaboration with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized an Awareness Seminar on Malnutrition and Food Fortification at a local hotel in islamabad. Dr. Nausheen Hamid, Federal Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination (NHSRC) and Senator Professor Dr. Mehr Taj Roghani, member Senate committee on NHSRC attended the [...]

15 01, 2019

MoU signed for upgradation of Basic Health Units

2019-02-02T19:24:44+00:00

Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) and World Health Organisation (WHO) signed an MoU for the up gradation of Basic Health Units (BHUs) infrastructure in the city. The statement issued said that Director General World Health Organization Dr. Tedros who is currently on a two day visit to Pakistan visited a Basic Health Unit in [...]