Health

Maternal and Child healthcare: A privilege or right?

By: Mahnoor Mobin Good health and good sense are the supreme blessings but not everyone has the former one available at hand. Though health care is the basic right of every citizen but it seems it has only been left within the boundaries of being a privilege which only a few can reach and afford. As years pass by, the ...

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MMR: Who should mothers hold responsible for their death in Balochistan?

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Khair Bibi, 26, breathed her last, when she was struggling to give birth to her second child. Her family members claim that she was thrice taken to District Head Quarter (DHQ), but she was given no treatment. She was brought from Kapoto, a village some 35 kilo meter away from Kalat city. Her family members allege ...

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Balochistan opens state-of-the-art kidney centre

QUETTA: state-of-the-art kidney centre has been opened in Balochistan to provide free treatment to Pakistanis and Afghan refugee patients suffering from kidney disease. The project was jointly delivered by Balochistan’s health department, the Balochistan Institute of Nephro-Urology Quetta, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) will cater for the needs of over 14,000 Pakistani citizens and Afghan refugees with renal diseases every ...

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Malaria affects 7,000 children in Balochistan annually : Director Malaria Control Program

QUETTA: Provincial director Malaria Control Program Dr. Kamalan Gichki has revealed that up to 7000 children are being indulged with Malaria in Balochistan annually.   Speaking to the journalists on Tuesday on World Malaria Day, Dr Kamalan Gichki, the director of the Balochistan Malaria Control, said 7,000 children are being infected by the disease in the province, annually. “Up to 1.6 ...

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UNHCR helps people to get rid of drug addiction

By: Humera Karim QUETTA: Rahmatullah, a 26-year-old Afghan refugee was a bright student and wanted to become an engineer. He would score top marks. His life took a turn for the worst and he ended up addicted to heroin. “The first puff of a cigarette inhaling heroin deep inside and I was on top of the world. It was an ...

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Shaheed Baz Mohammad Foundation to conduct free Medical Camp at Muslim Bagh

By: Naseeb Malik QUETTA:   Shaheed Baz Mohammad Advocate Foundation will conduct one day free Medical Camp at civil Hospital Muslim Bagh. The Chairman foundation Dr, Lal Khan while addressing to the journalists on Friday at Quetta Press Club said that they have taken the services of 12 most senior doctors of the province for poor patients of surroundings of camp ...

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All available resources will be utilized to remove poverty from the province, says CM Balochistan  

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has said that all available resources would be utilized to remove poverty from the province. He said this while talking to a delegation of United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) lead by Regional Director South Asia Ms. Jean Gough called on him here on Thursday. Chief Secretary Balochistan Aurangzeb Haque, Additional ...

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Balochistan is in dire need of a Cancer Hospital

By: Engr Saeed Jattak   The moving clouds over high mountains with waving breeze whistles the beauty of glorious atmosphere, the four season realizes blessing of almighty ALLAH with the people around having different cultural background and civilization reminds me to be in a heaven of modern cultural world. When I think about the natural resources  it enforce me to ...

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Pasni’s ‘Goast Hospital’ !

By: Badil Baloch The residents of Pasni city have been hoping against hope for a better health care facility for the past fourteen years ever since the construction of a hospital building was initiated in 2004. Pasni is a coastal city along the Arabian Sea in Gwadar district of Balochistan province offering poor health services to its residents. The building ...

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KHARAN: T.B Control Program is rendering services in an excellent manner to the far flange areas of province, says Deputy Commissioner

By: Saeed Yousuf KHARAN: Deputy Commissioner Kharan Mr. Tariq ur Rehman has said that Tuberculosis T.B Control Program Balochistan is rendering services in an excellent manner to the far flange areas of province. He said that just a few years ago it was believed that TB was an old disease, and it was no longer a problem for humans but ...

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