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 08, 2018

Training Course on Immunohaematology by KfW & SBTP


Immunohaematology studies the reactions that take place between antigens present on red blood cells and antibodies present in plasma. These techniques are an indispensable part of transfusion testing. Understanding principles of antigen antibody reaction in terms of red cell antigen and antibodies as well as developing skills in the various techniques available for antigen testing [...]

15 01, 2018

Kiran Sitara Program holds She Leads Conference


Kiran Sitara Program, IRD and Indus Health Network in collaboration with the Department of Education, Government of Sindh organized a She Leads Conference recently in Karachi. She Leads Conference aimed to highlight and celebrate the success of young students participated in the Kiran Sitara program.  This initiative is an Adolescent Health and Leadership program which mobilizes young [...]

15 08, 2013

Contracts awarded for construction of 10 Regional Blood Centres


The Department of Health, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan and AJK had signed contracts worth Rupees 481 million for construction of 10 Regional Blood Centres (RBCs) with the support of EPOS. The state of the art new 10 Regional Blood Centres will be constructed at Peshawar, Multan, Bahawalpur, Karachi, Jamshoro, Nawabshah, Sukkur, Quetta, Muzaffarabad [...]