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Key Stakeholders and Academia discuss Code of Ethics for Media in Pakistan at National Symposium

Islamabad: The Code of Ethics strive to play a fundamental role for democratization of a society, nonetheless, face many implementation challenges in Pakistan. This was announced at the national symposium on media ethics organized by Mishal Pakistan.  Industry experts, senior journalists, media professionals and academicians attended the symposium along with a large number of students, scholars and faculty members from the journalism ...

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BISP survey teams to reach each, every house hold in Balochistan: Marvi

TURBAT: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP, MNA Marvi Memon launched door to door survey in Kech Monday during a grand jalsa in presence of all stakeholders, mobilizing them to support and facilitate the survey. BISP has recently launched Door-to- Door survey in 12 pilot districts of all provinces and regions including Kila Saifullah and Kech districts of Balochistan. The ...

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Mother Languages Literature Festival kicked off with resolve to promote linguistic and cultural diversity to fight extremism

Islamabad: The second Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival kicked off at Lok Virsa on Saturdaywith dhammal and speeches expressing the strong urge for celebrating the rich linguistic heritage and cultural diversity to fight rising extremism, and to promote harmony and peace in Pakistani society. Writers, intellectuals, cultural and political activists reaffirmed their resolve to work for creating a peaceful, progressive and tolerant ...

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Two-day Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival starts on Saturday

 Islamabad:  The second edition of Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival will be held on February 18 and 19 at Lok Virsa Islamabad. The two-day festival will feature a number of attractions to celebrate Pakistan’s rich linguistic and cultural diversity that is essential to promote critical thinking among the young generations.  Over 160 writers, intellectuals, critics, poets and artists from over 15 languages ...

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Powering Pakistan for the 21st Century Volume II: The State of Maths & Science in Schools

Islamabad:  Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science. This represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth. This was revealed in Volume II of State of Maths and Science in schools on Monday.  The report launched by Pakistan Alliance for Math and Science relates: The average maths score ...

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Australia will continue supporting Nutrition program to save lives in Balochistan: Australian High Commissioner

Quetta: Australia will continue supporting Nutrition for Mothers and Children in Balochistan to minimize the malnutrition amount women and children. This was stated by the Australian High Commissioner, Margaret Adamson while attending a briefing here on Monday. Mr. Noor-ul-Haq Baloch secretary health government of Balochistan briefed Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson. Dr. Masood QadirNosherwani Director General Health Services ...

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Public Health System is Failing in Balochistan with Little Health Spending and Lack of Doctors Even in Provincial Capital of Quetta

By: Mariyam Suleman The Basic Health Unit at Gatti Dohr, Gwadar, Balochistan does not have a single doctor to serve 8,000 people across 4 nearby villages. The number of doctors is increasing every year in Balochistan but the doctor patient ratio is still off the WHO requirement of 10 doctors for every 10,000 citizens. The current spending is less than ...

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Utilization of automation system is need of time, says Secretary Health Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Health Noor Ul Haq Baloch has said that utilization of automation system is the contemporarily need of the time. He said this on Saturday while chairing an orientation meeting organised by Health management Information System (HMIS) Balochistan to Automize the manual working of data entries in Bolan Medical Complex Hospital, Civil Hospital and Shaikh Zayad ...

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UNIDO helps Pakistan industries prioritize renewable energy

Karachi: Within the framework of the UNIDO/GEF project entitled “Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries”, UNIDO presented priority renewable energy and energy efficiency interventions for 5 priority industries sectors in Pakistan. This project is funded by the Global Environment Facility. Officially opening the workshop to present the findings of the study to industries in Pakistan, Mr. Abdul Ghaffar Khattak, CEO National ...

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Secretary Health Balochistan visits screening test center for medical colleges  

 By: Saeed Yousaf  Quetta: Secretary Health Mr. Noor Ul Haq Baloch along with Additional Secretary Health Abdul Rauf Baloch visited Girls College Quetta Cant, where NTS entry test screening for medical colleges in the academic year 2017 was being held on Sunday. On the occasion candidates showed positive comments when the   Secretary Health asked them about the overall experience. Secretary ...

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