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

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

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

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

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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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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