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The pathetic condition of Civil Hospital Khuzdar

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

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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Committee constituted for beginning of classes in new medical colleges

Committee constituted for beginning of classes in new medical colleges

QUETTA: Secretary Health Asmatullah Kakar and additional secretary health Abdul Rauf Baloch visited hunger strike camp of Baloch Students action Committee on Wednesday and constituted a committee to address their issues. Students at hunger strike camp expressed their grievances with Government officials from health department. They also demanded beginning of classes in new medical colleges. The constituted committee will be ...

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Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

Chief Minister Balochistan vows for Polio-free Province

 By: Staff Reporter  QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has categorically stated that no hurdles would be tolerated in achieving the set goals of cleaning Balochistan from polio virus. “We can’t afford to put the future of our children at stake at any cost and accountability of concerned officials would be made who shows indolence and laziness,” he ...

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Three-day anti-polio drive to begin in 29 districts of Balochistan  

Three-day anti-polio drive to begin in 29 districts of Balochistan  

Quetta: Three-day anti-polio drive will begin in twenty nine districts of Balochistan from Monday. Addressing a news conference Provincial Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said in Quetta more than 2.4 million children up to five years of age would be administered anti-polio vaccinations during the campaign. More than nine thousand mobile teams have been constituted. He also ...

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Anti-polio drive begins in three districts of Balochistan

Anti-polio drive begins in three districts of Balochistan

Quetta: Five-day anti-polio drive started in three districts of Balochistan, Pashin, Qilla Abdullah including the Provincial metropolis, Quetta on Saturday. The Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre, Syed Faisal Ahmed said that during the drive, over seven hundred thousand children up to five year of age would be administered anti-polio vaccination and for this reason 3054 mobile teams have been constituted. He further ...

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The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan

The notion of “Cancer ~death, no longer”, doesn’t seem acceptable in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch The growing numbers of cancer patients’ along with the responsibilities of government authorities in Balochistan are also increasing the tasks of volunteers and journalists in Balochistan. Most of the patients of different ages belong to poor families who are unable to bear the cost of life saving treatment. The recent past has witnessed that volunteers and ...

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Anti-polio drive in 30 districts to kick off from today

Anti-polio drive in 30 districts to kick off from today

Quetta: Coordinator Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Balochistan Syed Faisal Ahmed said, all preparations have been completed for the three days Anti-Polio drive in Balochistan. Government and Emergency operation Centre Balochistan will commence three days Anti-Polio campaign in Balochistan, in which more than 2.4 million children less than five years would be administered with polio drops. During the campaign Vitamin-A drops ...

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CM Balochistan kicks off anti-polio drive

CM Balochistan kicks off anti-polio drive

Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Monday kicked off polio drive by administrating polio vaccine to children at Chief Minister’s Secretariat and vowed the target of Polio-free- Balochistan would be achieved. Chief Minister said that government is taking war-footing steps for elimination of fatal polio disease, adding that parents, religious scholars, political and tribal elders would have ...

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Balochistan: Polio eradication campaign will start on Monday in 30 districts

Balochistan: Polio eradication campaign will start on Monday in 30 districts

Quetta: The provincial Emergency Operation Center (EOC) of Balochistan coordinator, Syed Faisal Ahmed, has said that a three-day anti-polio campaign would kick off by 26th of September 2016, covering 30 districts of Balochistan and aiming at a target population of 2,475,389 children of fewer than five years of age.  Addressing the news conference on a press briefing held on Saturday at ...

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