31 12, 2023

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


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 that the summit will be [...]

15 03, 2016

China donates 80 ambulances to Pakistan


State Minister for National Health Services Regulation and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar Friday said that the Federal Government had presented the gift of peace to the Karachiites, which has no alternate. The overall situation of the commercial hub of the country is getting better and better. She stressed the need to further improve the health [...]

15 02, 2016

National contingency plan on Zika virus to be framed


Currently no Zika virus case has been reported from the World Health Organisation (WHO) region in which Pakistan is located. These views were express by health experts informed a Meeting held to review preparedness to deal with any emerging situation in Pakistan. In the wake of spread of Zika Virus in Latin America and the [...]

15 02, 2016

Collective efforts to counter climate change effects stressed


Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government and the people to take counter steps to reverse the Climate Change affects as Pakistan ranked among most vulnerable countries of the world. The meeting was held yesterday on the theme: “Climate Change – a serious threat to human life” with Haziqul Khairi, [...]

15 01, 2016

Active and Productive Aging in Capital Territory, Islamabad


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 09, 2013

Re-activation of Islamabad Blood Transfusion Authority by the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination


Blood transfusion saves lives, but if not tested and used appropriately, it can also cause harm. Every country, regardless of the economic development level, is therefore, trying to regulate the transfusion system. In Pakistan, the key issue in the blood transfusion sector remains a lack of governance and regulatory setup. The heterogeneous state of affairs [...]

15 08, 2013

PMDC to ensure high standards in medical education – Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan


 After his election as President PMDC in 134th Council Meeting amid warm welcome by medical fraternity, Prof. Dr. Masood Hameed Khan has called on a press conference to share PMDC future plans for ensuring high standards of medical education in Pakistan. Earlier, members of the PMDC Council have elected unanimously the Vice Chancellor, Dow University of [...]

15 08, 2013

Islamabad Health Equity Model launched


The concept of ‘Equity in Health’ is not only new but the model to implement health equity which raises level of poor, decrease gap between rich and vulnerable is absolutely creative. It is the first of its type in the national history. Even in the regional context this model is unique and gives boost to [...]

15 12, 2011

Speakers emphasized on blood safety and voluntary blood donation


Department of Environmental Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad organized a Seminar on “Blood Safety and KAP Surveys on Blood Donation” in collaboration with National Blood Transfusion Programme (NBTP) and GIZ Safe Blood Project. The Seminar was attended by senior faculty members from IIU including Dr. Arshad Malik, Dr. Bashir Ahmed, Dr. Jabir Khan, Mohsin Ali, [...]