15 03, 2019

Muslim World faces alarming decline in Science & Technology


Chairman, Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman showed serious concerns over the alarming decline in the sectors of education, science and technology in Muslim World, and said that not a single institution in the Muslim countries was conferred with Nobel Prize so far. He said that the task force, under the supervision [...]

15 03, 2019

‘Pedal for Health’ awareness initiative launched


Ministry of National Health Services launched launched an Awareness Initiative ‘Pedal for Health’ at Liaquat Gymnasium in Islamabad aimed at prevention of non-communicable diseases. Federal Minister for National Health Services, Aamer Mehmood Kiani launched the Initiative which would be run under the Ministry of Health, by pedaling a cycle. Sharing his views on the occasion, he [...]

15 06, 2018

Commission calls for action against Chronic diseases


A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) Independent High-level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) calls for urgent action to address chronic diseases and mental health disorders. It demands high-level political commitment and the immediate scaling up of actions to address the epidemic of NCDs, the world’s leading causes of death and ill health. [...]

16 02, 2018

World leaders join new drive to beat non-communicable diseases


World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new high-level commission comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. This high-level commission will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and [...]

15 07, 2014

Member States commit to reduce preventable deaths from heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes and lung disease


UN Member States have reaffirmed their commitment to take bold measures to reduce the avoidable burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). These ailments, including heart disease and stroke, cancer, diabetes and lung disease kill 38 million people every year, many of them before they reach the age of 70. Most of these largely preventable deaths occur [...]