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US continues to invest for better Health Systems in Pakistan

US continues to invest for better Health Systems in Pakistan

USAID and Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination aims to invest  on provincial health reforms, public health and childbirth care United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke, Secretary of the Ministry of National Health Services Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, Executive Director Health Services Academy Dr. Assad Hafeez, and Secretary Health Department Government of Sindh Dr. Fazlullah ... Read More »

China is about to get its first vertical forest

Vertical forest - a new trend

Courtesy: weforum.org — They could be the breath of fresh air that pollution-choked cities desperately need. Vertical forests – high-rise buildings covered with trees and plants – absorb carbon dioxide, filter dust from pollution and produce oxygen. They’re also an ingenious way of planting more trees and creating habitats for wildlife in cities that are squeezed for space. China, a nation experiencing ... Read More »

This new robot reduces brain surgery to two minutes

This new robot reduces brain surgery to two minutes

The robotic drill performs skull surgery 50 times faster than standard procedure The robotic technology is available from many years, but was only applied to machine world. Now it’s been implemented successfully into medical applications. Scientists have discovered a robotic drill that can cut the most sensitive brain surgery down from two hours to two and a half minutes. The ... Read More »

World Health Day 2017: Depression and Anxiety on rise in Pakistan

depression

Depression Treatment is the focus of World Health Day 2017 Depression, the leading cause of disability worldwide, is the focus of 2017 World Health Day and the theme of this year is “depression – let’s talk”. Depression affects people of all ages, from all walks of life, in all countries. It causes mental anguish and impacts on people’s ability to carry ... Read More »

Imran Khan lays foundation of third Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital in Karachi

Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of the third Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital in Karachi

Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital Karachi will be completed by December 2019, it will cost Rs. 4.5 billion. Pakistan’s known philanthropist and Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan attended the groundbreaking ceremony organized by Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust for the third Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital in DHA City Karachi. Upon its completion, the hospital will be the third of its kind ... Read More »

Investing in 10-year-old girls can unlock billions for national economies

UNFPA annual State of the World Population Report 2016

UNFPA urges countries to focus on scaling up interventions to reach more girls, particularly those who are poorest and most vulnerable. ISLAMABAD –  By investing in the health, education and empowerment of its 10-year-old girls today, Pakistan has the potential to receive high individual returns, transforming not only the lives of individuals but the whole economy. These girls, who complete secondary school, can earn ... Read More »

Pakistani doctor wins Young Entrepreneur Awards

Dr Sara Saeed collecting her award from Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever and Polly Courtice, Director, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

DoctHERS is a digital platform that connects qualified female doctors to patients who are unable to access affordable healthcare in Pakistan. Sara Saeed, a 29-year old Pakistani doctor, has won the third HRH the Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize for her project doctHERs, according to an official announcement made by Cambridge Institute of Leadership. Dr Sara Saeed is the ... Read More »

Pakistan and Afghanistan are fighting last battle to wipe out polio

A health worker vaccinates a child against polio outside her home during Polio – National Immunisation Day (NID, while her sisters watching in Sherpow in Landhi town, Karachi Pakistan.

Polio can be eradicated only if injectable vaccines are added to oral drop campaigns By Ashfaq Yusufzai PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – Eradicating poliomyelitis, the crippling childhood disease, now hinges critically on a programme of adding the injectable, inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) to the existing oral polio vaccine (OPV) drives in Pakistan and Afghanistan, the last reservoirs of the wild virus. Pakistan, ... Read More »

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