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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Quetta: Cultural Minister inaugurates Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex Auditorium

By: Mir Behram Baloch Quetta:  Cultural Minister Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Muhammad Hasani has said that our priorities include the promotion of the Balochistan’s culture and literature. Culture is our identity and we will extend support to the artists. He said this while addressing the participants of the inauguration ceremony Noori Naseer Khan Cultural Complex auditorium on Tuesday.   On this occasion Major ...

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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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Research opportunity for SBKWU M.Phil and P.hD scholars

By: Akram Tareen    Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University is Pakistan’s second and first women’s University in Balochistan that is delivering its services since 2004 with an objective to give a quality education to every woman. Having strength of more than 7000 students and thousands of alumni the university proof that its academics or non academics activities, educational conferences, sports festivals are remarkable ...

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