Health

Drug Court issues non-bailable arrest warrants of 9 pharmaceutical companies

QUETTA: The Drug Court Quetta chaired by Justice Abdul Majeed Nasir Members Justice Gul Aalam Khan and Arsalan Khan  issued non-bailable arrest warrants of 9 pharmaceutical companies here on Tuesday after finding them absent during the hearing. The cases of pharmaceutical companies were being heard those have been doing the business of spurious, substandard medicine and some were doing the sale and ...

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Discrimination against Balochistan – A big flaw of Islamabad

By: Muntaha Fatima Balochistan is the 4rth largest province of Pakistan comprising of 347,190 sq kilometer, having the population of 13millions people. It has reservoirs of Natural resources, minerals, Sui gas hence playing an important role in development of Pakistan by contributing in fuel requirements. It has amazing tourist spots including Hanna lake, Hangol national park, Astola Island that also ...

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Techlets Pakistan recognized as the Champion for Eliminating Hidden Hunger in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD: The flagship program to build policy consensus and advocacy initiative Eliminating Hidden Hunger has recognized Techlets Pakistan as the key knowledge partner for Pakistan. The initiative led by Mishal Pakistan, a country partner institute of the Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network of the World Economic Forum recognized here today. Techlets has been awarded the honour of being the “Champion ...

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Sindh Parliamentarians to Work with Mishal Pakistan for Smart Policy Making on Nutrition Awareness.

 KARACHI: Mishal Pakistan, the Country Partner Institute of the Global Competitiveness and Benchmarking Network of the World Economic Forum in collaboration with the Standing Committee on Primary and Secondary Health held a special session to capacitate the Sindh Parliamentarians for smart policy making on eliminating hidden hunger and nutrition awareness. The session was held at the Sindh Assembly and attended ...

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Seminar held on Action Plan for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Treatment in Balochistan

 By: Saeed Yousuf   Provincial Malaria Control Program coordinator Dr. Kamalan Gichki said that Leishmaniasis has been considered to be a serious public health problem in many countries of the world and is responsible for adverse economic and social impact. The disease is documented to be currently prevalent in 88 countries around the world, 72 on which are developing countries, ...

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BIRD-Balochistan marks the World Malaria Day

  QUETTA: Balochistan Institute of Research and Development (BIRD) with the collaboration of Malaria control program government of Balochistan marked the World Malaria day at Sardar Bahadur Khan University. The chief guest of the event was honorable Health Minister Mr.Rehmat Saleh Baloch,along with Dr. Baseer Khan Achakzai National Programme Manager & Director (NHSRC), Vice Chancellor Sardar Bahadur Khan University Dr. ...

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Blog: Chikungunya

By: Mehraj Altaf Chikungunya is a viral disease which transmits from one human to another through the biting of the mosquitoes. Chikungunya is a well-known and a famous disease worldwide. It is spreading in more than 60 countries from various continents such as Asia, Africa and Americans. The signs of Chikungunya are headache, nausea, Fatigue and rash. After 3 or 4 ...

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KALAT: Alarming rise in dog-bite cases but no rabies vaccine available at DHQ-Hospital  

By: Staff Reporter KALAT: At least 8 people have been bitten by stray dogs in Kalat city in last 3 days; however, no rabies vaccine is available at District Head Quarter-Hospital. The injured include children and women belonging to different areas of Kalat. Sources told The Balochistan Point on Sunday. According to the sources over 8 people were bitten by ...

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The pathetic condition of Civil Hospital Khuzdar

By: Ubaid Zehri KHUZDAR: According to administrative division, Khuzdar is headquarter of Kalat division. Its civil hospital is known as the divisional headquarter of Kalat zone,however, the  civil hospital is in execrable state. In case of emergency people have to purchase medicines and required things   from the medical stores of market even some poor cannot afford to buy any medicine ...

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WHO delegation calls on  Health Secretary Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf  QUETTA: Secretary Health, Asmat Ullah Kakar has asked the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the ongoing blood safety system reforms in Balochistan, because in Balochistan the blood related diseases ratio is very high, as caused by many demographic, water and genitival problems along with others. It is   to be ensured that within the available resources safe ...

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