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Pak- Kazakhstan Laboratory at ICCBS-UoK opened

The first ‘Joint Laboratory for Innovation in Natural Products Research and Development’, jointly established by Kazakhstan and Pakistan was inaugurated at the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi on Tuesday. H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry of ICCBS - University of Karachi and Al-Farabi Kazakh National, University, Almaty, Kazakhstan jointly setup [...]

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Muslim World faces alarming decline in Science & Technology

Chairman, Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman showed serious concerns over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology in Muslim World, and said that not a single institution in the Muslim countries was conferred with Nobel Prize so far. He said that the task force, under the supervision [...]

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‘Pedal for Health’ awareness initiative launched

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Ministry of National Health Services launched launched an Awareness Initiative ‘Pedal for Health’ at Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad aimed at prevention of non-communicable diseases. Federal Minister for National Health Services, Aamer Mehmood Kiani launched the Initiative which would be run under the Ministry of Health, by pedaling a cycle. Sharing his [...]

Construction of Pakistan’s third largest Cancer Hospital and Research Centre endures

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The construction of a comprehensive cancer centre in Karachi will not only provide state-of-the-art cancer care facilities to the people of Sindh and Balochistan, but it will also help to enhance healthcare standards and to develop training and employment opportunities in the wider region as a whole. These views were [...]

99% of IDUs lack access to health, social services with dignity – UNAIDS

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New report by UNAIDS highlights the urgent need to implement a human rights and evidence-informed approach to reach people who inject drugs with essential health services A report released by UNAIDS shows that despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, HIV incidence is not declining among people who inject [...]

Unhealthy lifestyle causes of rheumatic symptoms – Experts

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National and international experts and consultant rheumatologists on advised people to keep their weight under control, exercise regularly and eat balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables to prevent many diseases of bones and joints and urged them to consult medical specialists instead of quacks in case pain and [...]

Govt committed to address Nutrition status

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Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Aamer Mehmood Kiani said that the Government of Pakistan is committed to address Nutrition issue in line with the mission of health care for all. He expressed these views while talking to Regional Director, World Food Programme (WFP) for Asia and Pacific, [...]

Residents of France Colony to get free treatment services

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Federal Minister National Health Services, Aamer Mehmood Kiani launched free screening, testing and treatment services for the residents of slum area of France Colony in Islamabad. He expressed these views during his visit to special Free Camp established by the Ministry of Health, Islamabad. On the occasion, he said that [...]

UNDP assured support for promotion of Education & Skill Development

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Federal Ministry of Education urged United Nations Development Programme to extend its support to overcome the challenges of education sector in Pakistan. This was expressed by Shafqat Mahmood, Federal Minister for Education & Professional Training during a Meeting with Ignacio Artaza, Representative of UNDP in Pakistan. The meeting was also [...]

Pakistan, Turkey sign accord for establishing Centre of Excellence for Hospitality

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Pakistan and Turkey have inked an agreement for establishment of state of the art Center of Excellence for Hospitality & Construction. Under this agreement, Turkish Cooperation & Coordination Agency (TIKA) will establish state-of-the-art Centre for Hospitality & Construction at National Skill University Islamabad. The centre will serve as training centre for [...]

NHS establishes Model Infectious Diseases Centre

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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 [...]