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

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

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

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

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

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  

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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IA Rahman Book “JINNAH AS A PARLIAMENTARIAN” Launching Ceremony at Lok Virsa

IA Rahman Book “JINNAH AS A PARLIAMENTARIAN” Launching Ceremony at Lok Virsa

Islamabad: Book launching ceremony entitled “JINNAH AS A PARLIAMENTARIAN” written by I A Rehman, Malik Mohammad Jaffer and Ghani Jaffar going to be held at Lok Virsa Media Center on February 3rd, 2017 at 3 pm. Former Chief Minister Balochistan, Dr Abdul Malik will be Chief guest of program.Senator Farhatullah Baber Munnu Bhai, Sajida Jaffer & Fouzia Saeed will be speakers of the program. ...

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AGAHI and Strategic Vision Institute collaborate on Pakistan’s Narrative Development

AGAHI and Strategic Vision Institute collaborate on Pakistan’s Narrative Development

Islamabad:  AGAHI a not-for-profit organization and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies & Research participatory think-tank signed a memorandum of understanding with Strategic Vision Institute to establish Pakistan’s First Foresight Lab focusing on trends, challenges and opportunities. The Lab aims to check and test assumptions about Pakistan’s future among the leadership and wider society, explore perceptions, and ...

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450 small dams constructed in Balochistan

450 small dams constructed in Balochistan

 Islamabad: Senate Standing Committee on Planning and Development and Reforms on Wednesday was informed that 450 small dams were constructed in Balochistan for enhancing water storage capacity of the province as well as to avoid the flash floods in the area. The committee met here with Senator Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi was also informed that these small dams were constructed ...

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Islamabad: Wall painting at Lok Virsa by Sabir Nazar and team

Islamabad: Wall painting at Lok Virsa by Sabir Nazar and team

Islamabad: (23 January 2017) Four days wall paintings at Lok Virsa featuring the different colors of the country came to end on Monday. Six artists participated under the president ship of Sabir Nazar, a well known cartoonist. The purpose of the painting was to show the positive image of Pakistan to the world and convey the message through wall paintings. The ...

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