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Japan announces US$4.63 million grant for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan announced a grant of five hundred twenty million Yen for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan provides 520 million Yen to assist Pakistan’s efforts for Polio Eradication The Government of Japan has announced today to provide a grant of 520 million Yen to support supply of the essential polio vaccine for the case response and mop up vaccination campaigns during the 2017-2018 low transmission season of the poliovirus. The grant notes were signed and exchanged ... Read More »

KP Govt launched the first E-ilaj Online Healthcare Center

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Health Minister Shehram  Tarakai inaugurated the first E-ilaj Telemedicine center in Behali, Mansehra Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health department in collaboration with KP Information Technology Board launched the first E-ilaj Telemedicine Center in Behali, District Mansehra. The tele-medicine centre will provide facilities to approximately 23,000 people of the area through online services and would be connected with a central control room in Peshawar. According to sources ... Read More »

Death toll by swine flu in India crosses 1268 this year

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Maharashtra has the highest number of 437 deaths to H1N1 infections, followed by Gujarat at 297 India appears to be in the grip of a swine flu, where death toll rises above 1,268 in 2017, with maximum casualties around 400 being reported in ongoing August. According to the official report released, till date total 1,268 swine flu deaths which show ... Read More »

Future Trust partners with Children’s National to launch a genomics center in Pakistan

Future Trust partners with Children’s National to launch a genomics center in Pakistan

The Future Trust and the Children’s National Health System to expand knowledge of Genetic Medicine in Pakistan The Future Trust has partnered with Children’s National, a world leader in children’s health, to launch a unique research partnership to set up a genomics center in Pakistan. “Our partnership with Children’s National will significantly expand knowledge of children’s genetic makeup in Pakistan and lead to better health ... Read More »

Xiaomi to donate Rs. 1,000 to Shaukat Khanum Hospital on every phone sold

Xiaomi to donate Rs. 1,000 to Shaukat Khanum Hospital on every phone sold

The initiative to raise awareness and funds started in Ramzan and will run till 15 days after Eid The Chinese tech giant – Xiaomi while keeping their vision of spreading happiness and making lives better has joined hands with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital to help raise awareness drive. With every phone purchased from Xiaomi Pakistan store via Mi online store, you ... Read More »

Uber launches campaign to raise funds for Shaukat Khanum in Ramazan

Uber launches campaign to raise funds for Shaukat Khanum in Ramazan

Uber is donating the fare from any ride taken using the promo code UBERLOVESSKMH to Shaukat Khanum Uber, the world’s leading technology app that connects riders to drivers, has joined hands with Pakistan’s largest cancer hospital, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre to raise funds for the needy patients. Uber has announced the campaign as part of its ... Read More »

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

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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

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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 »

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