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Diabetes awareness camp set up at Centaurus Mall in Islamabad

November 12, 2022 |

In connection with World Diabetes Day, which will be observed on Monday, an awareness health camp was set up at Centaurus Mall in Islamabad on Saturday.Purpose of the camp is to highlight health issues encountered by a diabetic patient. Besides free b…

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All set to organize mother, child health week in Balochistan

November 12, 2022 |

Lady Health Workers Program with support of UNICEF, will organize mother and child health week from Monday till 19th of this month in Balochistan.Addressing a meeting in Quetta, provincial Coordinator of the National Program for Lady Health Workers, Do…

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Breast cancer is fatal disease: Samina Alvi

November 9, 2022 |

First lady Begum Samina Arif Alvi has said breast cancer is a fatal disease and an extensive awareness campaign is the need of the hour for its early diagnosis and treatment.Addressing an awareness session at an educational institution in Peshawar on W…

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Over $81m needed to respond to health crisis in Pakistan’s flood-hit areas: WHO

November 2, 2022 |

World Health Organization has warned that health risks are increasing in flood-affected areas of Pakistan, as around eight million people need essential health assistance.The WHO Regional Emergency Director Dr Richard Brennan said public health risks a…

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UHS to Develop its Own Medical and Dental College in Lahore

October 26, 2022 |

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) has decided to develop its own medical and dental college in Lahore, which will become operational by 2024.In this regard, the Vice-Chancellor (VC) of UHS, Prof. Ahsan Waheed Rathore, briefed the faculty and admi…

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UN Raises Appeal for Flood-Hit Pakistan to Address Hunger, Health

October 4, 2022 |

The United Nations dramatically hiked its lifesaving appeal Tuesday to help Pakistan, where erratic rains and a combination of riverine, urban and flash floods have unleashed an unprecedented global climate-change-induced disaster since June. The international funding appeal, jointly launched with the Pakistani government from Geneva, is seeking $816 million — five times more than the […]

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Ambassador of Thailand hands over cheque of Rs6m for flood relief assistance

August 31, 2022 |

Ambassador of Thailand to Pakistan Chakkrid Krachaiwon gave a cheque of six million rupees for flood relief assistance to Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar Ahmad in Islamabad.Thespokesperson was told that the amount was collected in Thailand on…

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PM thanks Indian counterpart for condolences over flood losses in Pakistan

August 31, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for his condolences over the human and material losses caused by floods.In a tweet today, he said we will overcome the adverse effects of this natural calamity and rebuild l…

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PM pays glowing tributes to Syed Ali Geelani on his first martyrdom anniversary

August 31, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has paid glowing tributes to Hurriyat leader Late Syed Ali Geelani on his first martyrdom anniversary.In a statement on Thursday, he said the title of Baba Hurriyat for Syed Ali Geelani by Kashmiris is an acknowledgement o…

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PM announces relief package worth Rs10b for flood-affected areas of KP

August 31, 2022 |

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has announced a relief package worth ten billion rupees for flood-affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.Addressing a gathering of flood-affected people at Kanju during his visit to flood-hit areas of Swat on Wednes…

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Govt committed to provide medical relief to public: KP CM

August 24, 2022 |

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says no compromise will be made over the provision of free medical treatment under the health card scheme in registered private hospitals.Presiding over a meeting in Peshawar on Wednesday, he directed the …

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PM expresses grief over military vehicle accident in AJK

August 21, 2022 |

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss the precious human lives in an accident to military vehicle near Bagh area of Azad Kashmir.In a statement on Sunday, Shehbaz Sharif said the nation salutes to the martyred …

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