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Together We Can Save Cancer Patient Hajira

Together We Can Save Cancer Patient Hajira

Mariyam Suleman Baloch The 13-year old girl, Hajira Bibi, from Kharan suffering from blood cancer awaits financial support, so she can be admitted in Aga Khan University Hospital for immediate medical treatment. Hajira bibi remembers very well her little world that consisted of her financially challenged yet blissful family and a school she attended. Everything was going perfect she thought ...

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3-Day Anti Polio Drive in Quetta before Muharram Processions

3-Day Anti Polio Drive in Quetta before Muharram Processions

Quetta – The three-day anti polio drive will start in Quetta on Saturday, two days ahead of the Muharram processions. According to Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan, all the arrangements have been concluded for the three days Sub-National Immunization Days (SNID) in 12 districts of Balochistan. The campaign in Quetta will start ahead of the two days from other 11 ...

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Chagai: 15 Children Died of Thalassemia‏ in Last 3 Years

Chagai: 15 Children Died of Thalassemia‏ in Last 3 Years

Ali Raza Rind Chagai – 15 Children have lost their lives due to Thalassemia, during last three years, in district Chagai, learnt Balochistan Point. 4 Year old, Muhammad Rasool was the 15th child who lost the battle of life due to Thalassemia. 4 year old Thalassemia patient died due to delay in timely supply of blood – Incharge of Bolan Blood ...

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Gwadar: Only Doctor and Mathematics Teacher Sent on Exchange Program

Gwadar: Only Doctor and Mathematics Teacher Sent on Exchange Program

Mariyam Suleman Baloch Gwadar – Students of Sur Banden School have strongly condemned the decision to send the only mathematics teacher and doctor of Sur Banden area on a six months long exchange program to China. A delegation of students of Sur Banden School along with Mohammad Jan, General Secretary and Waheed Baloch member of central committee of Baloch Student’s ...

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Plight of Healthcare in Balochistan

Plight of Healthcare in Balochistan

Mahmood Ahmadzee Healthcare infrastructure in Balochistan is in poor state. Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has spent two and half years in office but he has not done anything on the ground to improve healthcare infrastructure. Government has just focused on educational issues whereas health is more important than the educational issues. Quetta has five government hospitals namely; ...

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More Focus on Pashtun Areas in Anti-Polio Drive: Dr. Malik Baloch

More Focus on Pashtun Areas in Anti-Polio Drive: Dr. Malik Baloch

Quetta – Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch has said that his government is making its utmost efforts to make the Balochistan polio free province. The focus in coming campaigns will be on Killa Abdullah, Pishin and parts of Quetta district where challenges are serious in carrying out successful anti-polio campaigns. Chief Minister expressed these views while chairing ...

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Fresh Polio Case Confirmed in Quetta

Fresh Polio Case Confirmed in Quetta

Quetta – A fresh polio case has been confirmed in Quetta, on Tuesday. Sources in Emergency Operations Center (EOC) confirmed to Balochistan Point that a polio virus case been confirmed in provincial capital Quetta. 3 year old Naqeebullah who is a resident of Killi Barakzai area of eastern bypass Quetta is the victim of Polio Virus. This discovery has brought ...

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Letter: No Emergency Doctors in Turbat

Letter: No Emergency Doctors in Turbat

Turbat, one of the major cities of Balochistan, lacks emergency doctors which have resulted in several death cases in the city. In fact, every night after 10 PM all hospitals close down in Turbat city and there are no doctors to attend emergency patients. Recently, a female patient in Turbat faced an emergency situation and she was taken to three ...

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Deplorable Healthcare System in Balochistan

Deplorable Healthcare System in Balochistan

Nazir Ahmed Sajjidi The Health care system in Balochistan is badly broken; it is high time to re-fix it. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity. A healthy family has always chance to thrive and flourish while a sick and disease prone family is less likely to ...

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Apathy of Balochistan Government: Treatment of Ameer Ullah in Jeopardy

Apathy of Balochistan Government: Treatment of Ameer Ullah in Jeopardy

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Treatment of Ameer Ullah Kakar in Aga Khan University (AKU) Hospital is being delayed due to non-payment of treatment expenses by Balochistan government, learnt Balochistan Point. AKU Hospital administration is demanding Rs. 1 million to conduct medical tests of Ameer, family of Ameer told Balochistan Point. Ameer Ullah is a 22 year old student from Killa ...

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