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15 10, 2016

Research by AKU, Germany’s GIZ set to boost Pakistan’s leading export industry

2017-04-26T12:34:48+00:00

Ninety percent of workers had little awareness about the risks of cotton dust. Improving the health and safety of workers in the textile sector, Pakistan’s largest industry, can boost productivity, competitiveness and compliance, according to studies released by the Aga Khan University and GIZ, the German development agency, at a collaborative event on Monday. The [...]

15 09, 2016

Universities cooperation strengthens socio-economic sector – Governor Sindh

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan has said that cooperation between universities would not only ensure improvement in standard of education but would also accelerate development of socio economic sector. This he said while addressing a briefing regarding cooperation between Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro and Centre for Communication Program [...]

15 09, 2016

National Consultation on Sustainable Development Goals focuses on better quality of life

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

A National Consultation was organised by World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health, Islamabad with a view to advocate for implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Health jointly by Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination and in World Health Organization. The focus of the discussion was to align targets under [...]

15 08, 2016

PM National Health Program launched in Kotli, Azad Kashmir

2016-09-04T20:17:40+00:00

A launching ceremony of Prime Minister's National Health Program (PMNHP) was held at District Kotli to ensure provision of proper health coverage. Minister for National Health Services, Mrs. Saira Afzal Tarar launched the Program, speaking on the occasion she said that the program would provide quality and free health care services to the poor. He [...]

15 08, 2016

Steps Being taken for the improvement of Healthcare delivery system In Islamabad Rural

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

Dr. M. Najeeb Durrani, Epidemiologist, Member Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), Add District Health Officer, Islamabad To execute the Health Services in the rural area there has been a dire need to fulfill the gap created by the deficient human resource (HR) component in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). As in the absence of [...]

15 08, 2016

Pak Pharma & Health Care Expo : Pharmaceuticals stresses to link prices with inflation

2017-04-26T12:34:49+00:00

Pharmaceuticals have demanded government to link drug prices with inflation and allow at least 50 percent of inflation rates to be increased. They also urged Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) to help domestic pharmaceutical industry to tap big international markets for exports. This was said by former Chairman Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) and Chairman [...]

15 03, 2016

National Conference on Metabolic, Genetic, and Chromosomal Disorders at Dow University

2017-04-26T12:34:50+00:00

Dow University of Health Sciences(DUHS) in collaboration with Pediatric Department, Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) and Pakistan Pediatric Association(PPA) organized 2-days First national Conference on “Genetic, Metabolic and Chromosomal Disorders” at Dow Medical College. The theme of the conference is “Making the voice of rare diseases heard”. The Conference was inaugurated by Medical Superintendent, CHK Dr. [...]

15 02, 2016

NICVD embarks new projects for ailing humanity

2016-03-04T22:53:10+00:00

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that under the 18th amendment the Sindh government was competent to fix the prices of medicines despite the fact the  federal government is still exercising these powers by setting aside the ground reality, plight of the poor people. This he said while addressing the media after [...]

15 02, 2016

Role of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) for Supply Chain and Logistics can improve governance and accountability

2017-04-26T12:34:50+00:00

Inamullah Khan, Director, Field Operations & LMIS; Dr. Khurram Shahzad, Director IT System, M&E and Training; and Ms. Ambreen Khan, vLMIS Officer of John Snow Inc.; USAID | DELIVER PROJECT The Second Governance Forum 2015 was held on Thursday, December 31, 2015, at the Quaid-i-Azam Auditorium, Faisal Mosque Campus of the International Islamic University, Islamabad. [...]

15 02, 2016

Seminar on Influenza Awareness held at NIH

2017-04-26T12:34:51+00:00

An Awareness Seminar for healthcare professionals on Influenza was organized by National Institute of Health (NIH) at a local hotel in NIH, Islamabad. The aim of the Seminar was to increase awareness amongst the doctors and healthcare professionals. Dr. Farnaz Malik, Executive Director NIH said that Influenza viruses are a common cause of acute respiratory [...]

15 01, 2016

Dissemination Seminar of JSI – DELIVER PROJECT Supported Logistics & Supply Chain Policy Guidelines and Manuals

2017-04-26T12:34:53+00:00

By Muhammad Fareed Since 2009, the Government of Sindh has benefited from U.S. Government (USG) support through John Snow Incorporated (JSI) – DELIVER PROJECT (component 4 of the USAID | Maternal and Child Health Program). The project improves essential health commodity supply chains by strengthening logistics management information systems (LMIS), streamlining warehousing and distribution systems, [...]

15 01, 2016

Sehat sahulat program – KP launches health insurance scheme

2017-04-26T12:34:53+00:00

The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa envisions a progressive movement towards a universal healthcare coverage model for all citizens, in which the needs of the poorest are specifically protected by the government, and the availability and quality of essential services is ensured. The ''SEHAT SAHULAT PROGRAMME'' is being launched in the province with the financial support [...]

15 01, 2016

Active and Productive Aging in Capital Territory, Islamabad

2017-04-26T12:34:53+00:00

By Dr. Haider Zaman, President, Pakistan National Centre for Aging The World Health Organization (WHO), realizing the situation of older persons facing a variety of problems with growing age released a Policy Framework on Active Aging in 2002. Accordingly, active aging was defined as the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security, in [...]

15 01, 2016

WHO Executive Board calls for urgent measures to address antimicrobial resistance

2017-04-26T12:34:53+00:00

Addressing at the WHO Executive Board meeting being held in Geneva from 25th to 30th January, Pakistan’s representative Director General Health Dr. Assad Hafeez called for urgent measures globally to address the issue of antimicrobial; resistance. “The issue of antimicrobial resistance is of grave concern particularly in developing countries and unless addressed proactively can have devastating results”, [...]