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Research vital for national progress – HEC

Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman of the Higher Education Commis­sion (HEC) Islamabad, empha­sized the pivotal role of research in PhD programs for driving na­tional development. Addressing the academic and administra­tive heads at Sindh Agriculture University and inauguration ceremony of a smart classroom established at Umerkot campus, Chairman HEC urged alignment of research with national priori­ties and [...]

By | February 15th, 2024|Categories: Journal|0 Comments

Consultative Meeting On Measles, Diphtheria, and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases

A consultative meeting focusing on Measles, Diphtheria, and other Vaccine Preventable Diseases was held at the EPI Hall and was chaired by Dr. Muhammad Naeem, Project Director of EPI. The meeting was co-chaired by Dr. Sohail Raza Shaikh, Additional PD EPI, and attended by esteemed medical professionals including Dr. Khalilullah Memon Deputy Director EPI, Professor [...]

By | February 15th, 2024|Categories: Journal|0 Comments

PM calls called for international cooperation to better address health emergencies

By | January 19th, 2024|Categories: Journal|Tags: , , , , |

Minister for Health Anwar-ul-Haq Kakar has called for greater international cooperation to better address health emergencies. He was speaking at the two-day Global Health and Safety Conference held in Islamabad. The 2-days Conference convened more than 70 delegates including global leaders, health professionals and civil society activists to brainstorm solutions [...]

Pakistan to host its first-ever Global Health Security Summit

By | December 31st, 2023|Categories: Journal|Tags: , , , , |

A high-level meeting in this connection was held at the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination, Islamabad which was chaired by Federal Secretary Health, Iftikhar Shallwani, to review the preparations for the global moot. Director General of Health, Dr. Muhammad Ahmad Kazi brief the meeting informed that the [...]

Federal Health Minister, Dr. Nadeem Jan talk about Global Health Security Summit 2024

By | December 31st, 2023|Categories: Journal|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Federal Health Minister, Dr. Nadeem Jan said that Pakistan was going to become first country in the world to organise the global health security summit. He expressed these view during a meeting with Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Nawaf Saeed Al Malkiy who called on the Minister. Dr. Nadeem Jan said [...]

New Guiding principles for financing climate and health solutions to protect health endorsed

By | December 10th, 2023|Categories: Journal|

Guiding Principles respond to low- and middle-income countries’ calls to mobilize finance to save lives now and in the future as the climate crisis threatens global health  A consortium of multilateral development banks and funders, countries and philanthropies today published the Guiding Principles for Financing Climate and Health Solutions (“Guiding Principles”), announced [...]

Medical waste incinerator launched in Islamabad: Pakistan’s pathway to sustainable development

By | December 10th, 2023|Categories: Journal|Tags: , , , , , , |

        By Nur-UL-Ainnie Kazi, Health Officer, ICT/CDA, Federal Directorate of Immunization, Islamabad Environmentally friendly incinerator given the green light by the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations & Coordination, Pakistan. A cutting- edge medical facility envisioned to be a game changer as an environmental footprint in the hospital [...]

High-level Meeting of Pakistan’s Task Force on Polio Eradication held

By | December 9th, 2023|Categories: Journal|Tags: , , , , , , |

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar tasked authorities to prepare an emergency polio eradication plan for the next year to target high-risk areas, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said. Polio is a highly infectious disease caused by poliovirus mainly affecting children under the age of ten years. It invades the nervous [...]

88% of People in Asia-Pacific believe Robots can support their Career better than Humans

By | October 15th, 2021|Categories: October 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Global study finds 78% of people feel “stuck” professionally and personally (77%); 90% of people say their meaning of success has changed since the pandemic started People are turning to robots to support their career development after the COVID-19 pandemic left them feeling lonely and disconnected from their own lives, [...]

UN calls for support for new COVID-19 Origins studies

By | August 23rd, 2021|Categories: August 2021|

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged all countries “to put differences aside” in order to speed up efforts to understand where and how the COVID-19 virus started – including the unproven suggestion that it was manufactured in a laboratory. The move, announced comes after a joint report was issued [...]

Finding missing TB cases among rural women in Sindh – Empowering women to increase their access to diagnostic & treatment services

By | March 10th, 2021|Categories: March 2021|

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kill about half of those [...]