15 10, 2021

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


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, according to a new study [...]

15 03, 2018

Japan announces $3.2 million grant for modernizing NIH Polio Lab


The Japanese government on Friday announced $3.2 million grant for the procurement of equipment for the polio eradication laboratory at the National Institute, Islamabad. The notes were officially signed by the representatives of the Government of Japan, Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the World Health Organisation. The grant will be provided for modernising the NIH [...]

15 03, 2018

Japan provides USD 3.5 million for Educating children in Pakistan


The Government of Japan will provide a grant of 393 million JPY (approximately USD 3.5 million) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for supporting its initiative to provide Quality Alternative Education to out-of-school children and adolescents in Pakistan. Notes to this effect were signed and exchanged here today between H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai, Ambassador [...]

15 03, 2018

Government of Japan and UNDP partner to support over 20,000 youth with skills training


The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed an agreement to launch a US$3.9 million initiative aiming to empower more than 20,000 youth in Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces. This initiative will help improve employment prospects and promote social cohesion through positive interactions amongst young people in deprived communities, helping them participate [...]

15 07, 2014

Sindh to introduce population control policy soon


The Sindh government will introduce a new population control policy in four months. The policy is being prepared by population welfare department in collaboration with United Nation Population Fund. These views were express by Sharmila Farooqui, Provincial Adviser on Culture while addressing a seminar organised by the population welfare department to mark the World Population [...]

15 08, 2013

Editorial – Across border drug prices a difficult task


Comparing the prices of medicines across borders is an intellectual challenge for academics, a profitable business for consultants and a difficult issue for pharmaceuticals companies. Growing concern is appetite for the practice among healthcare systems in richer and poorer countries like. Recent efforts by the Chinese government to step up scrutiny of drug prices reflects [...]

15 04, 2012

Call to setup paediatric urology units stressed


Medical experts from the field of paediatric urology have stressed the need for setting up more dedicated and specialized paediatric urology units in the country  in order to tackle the ever growing issue of  congenital paediatric  urological problems which are confronted in the society. This was a consensus of internationally renowned paediatric urology experts at [...]

15 02, 2011

Low control for high cholesterol


The largest ever study – representing 147 million people – shows that most people with high cholesterol levels are not getting the treatment they need to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease such as heart attack and stroke. Many of these people – living in England, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Scotland, Thailand and the United [...]