Health

Cancer Hospital in Balochistan: Cancer to be fought not to be faced

By: Afsa Hidayat Jaam It is estimated that about 150,000 cancer cases are reported in Pakistan each year. Shaukat Khanum Memorial cancer hospital and research centre was built with the mission of providing state-of-the art diagnostic and therapeutic facilities for cancer patients irrespective of their ability to pay. Four provinces of Pakistan have cancer hospitals but not a single one ...

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QUETTA: Doctors banned from private practice during duty hours

Staff Reporter QUETTA: Government employed doctors have been banned from private practice during duty hours. A notification issued today states that Health department government of Balochistan has imposed ban on private practice of public sector in private hospitals across the province of Balochistan in morning time from 0800 to 1400 in best public interest. Read also: Health sector accountability—whose domain? ...

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Parliamentarians in Balochistan Vow to Eliminate Hidden Hunger and Nutrition Challenges

QUETTA: Mishal Pakistan, Australian High Commission and World Food Program briefed the parliamentarians in the Balochistan assembly on the alarming situation in the province. The key focus is to capacitate policy makers for a more harmonized mechanism to ensure service delivery to the citizens. The initiative aims to facilitate the knowledge flow among key stakeholders to “Eliminate Hidden Hunger and ...

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CM says, Balochistan is set to play its dynamic role in economic development of the country

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that Balochistan which is half of the entire country is all set to play its dynamic role in economic development of the country. “The new generation of Balochistan is at forefront for the establishment of peace and promotion of healthy activities. Owing to cooperation of masses, sacrifices of security forces ...

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Cancer hospital in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad In last few decades, cancer has become one of the deadliest diseases, continuously killing thousands of people yearly worldwide. The International Agency of Research estimated that more than 41 million new cases of cancer have been reported with 8.2 million deaths in 2012. The disease is growing and in 2030, the deaths rates could reach to 13 ...

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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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