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

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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BNPMC will establish stabilization centers for malnourished children with complications at seven DHQ.

BNPMC will establish stabilization centers for malnourished children with complications at seven DHQ.

By: Nadeem Feyrozai Quetta:  Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers and Children will establish stabilization centers in seven program focused district at district headquarter hospitals. This was told by Dr. Fahim Khan program manager here on Monday while addressing the opening session of five days training on facility based management of acute malnutrition arranged in collaboration with the World Health organization ...

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Cancer diseases in Balochistan

Cancer diseases in Balochistan

 By: Naseer Bajoi  Cancer is a disease that takes the life of thousands of people each year. There are several types of cancer. This fatal disease is one of the leading causes of death in the province. Unfortunately, Balochistan has given birth to poverty, terrorism and health crises. Cancer has become a major public health threat to the people of ...

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CM announces Cancer hospital for Balochistan

CM announces Cancer hospital for Balochistan

By: Staff Reporter Quetta: Announcing formation of Cancer Hospital in Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri on Saturday said that working for the humanity is the most precious job in the world. “Abdul Sattar Edhi rendered matchless services for the humanity and we have to follow his footprints working for the welfare of people within our capacity,” he added.    Addressing to the ...

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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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Cancer patient Tahira Naseer, still needs donation

Cancer patient Tahira Naseer, still needs donation

By: Shoaib Durrazai Quetta: Tahira Naseer, 22, is a cancer patient from Kalat. She has been suffering from soft tissues tumor cancer. Recently she has been operated after a 12 hours long surgery at Agha Khan Hospital but the family members are unable to pay medical expenses. In December 2016, a Group of volunteers at Kalat launched a campaign to ...

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Rehan Rind’s Message: A Cancer hospital in Balochistan

Rehan Rind’s Message: A Cancer hospital in Balochistan

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Rehan Rind, a 21 year-old student from Khuzdar, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)  in July 2016. ALL is a type of blood cancer which causes blood-division disorder. After initial medical tests he was admitted in Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), where Rs 5 million was required for his life saving treatment. The payment of treatment ...

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Poor State of Healthcare in Balochistan

Poor State of Healthcare in Balochistan

By: Shezad Baloch On September 5th 2016, a young student from Balochistan’s remote Khuzdar region lost his battle with blood cancer.  Rehan Rind died at Agha Khan Hospital in Karachi, there being no hospital in his home province equipped to treat his cancer.  He was just 21 years old.  Sadly, his case is not uncommon.  People in Balochistan are often forced to travel thousands of ...

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Media is playing an important role in strengthening democracy: CM Balochistan

Media is playing an important role in strengthening democracy:  CM Balochistan

By: Staff Reporter Quetta: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has said that media is playing an important role in strengthening democracy and highlighting social issues.    Talking to a delegation of newly elected- body of Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ) led by its president Khalil Ahmed, General Secretary Ayub Tareen, Rasheed Baloch and Irfan Ahmed on Wednesday  he ...

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