9 12, 2023

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


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 system and can cause paralysis [...]

15 04, 2011

International Women Day and Health Education in GB


By Ishtiaq Ahmed Yaad Gilgit Baltistan (GB) is a newly born province of Pakistan measuring an area of 72,496 Sq. Km, and inhabiting about 1.4 million people (projected) Presently it is divided in seven administrative units (districts) including Gilgit, Hunza/Nagar, Ghizer, Diamer, Astore, Skardu and Ghanche. According to NCHD-GB overall literacy rate of GB is [...]