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Govt decides to enhance surveillance for monkeypox

July 25, 2022 |

The government has decided to increase surveillance in the country after the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency.In a statement, Minister for National Health Services Abdul Qadir Patel said all national a…

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Govt decides to enhance surveillance for monkeypox

July 25, 2022 |

The government has decided to increase surveillance in the country after the World Health Organization declared the monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency.In a statement, Minister for National Health Services Abdul Qadir Patel said all national a…

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Second sub-national polio vaccination drive achieved 98% target

July 22, 2022 |

The second sub-national polio immunization campaign of the current year, launched in June, has achieved ninety-eight percent target.Coordinator of the National Emergency Operations Centre, Polio Eradication Initiative, Dr. Shahzad Baig said more than 1…

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Elon Musk Pulls Out of $44 Billion Twitter Deal

July 9, 2022 |

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, has decided to pull out of the $44 billion deal to buy Twitter, claiming that the company failed to satisfy him on the matter of fake and spam accounts on the microblogging platform.Accordin…

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18 passengers killed in Qilla Saifullah road mishap

June 8, 2022 |

In Balochistan, 18 passengers were killed when a van fell into a deep ravine at Akhtarzai near District Qilla Saifullah on Wednesday.According to levies sources, an emergency has been imposed at hospitals located in the near area.Source: Radio Pakistan

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Fire again erupts at Margalla Hills

June 8, 2022 |

Fire has erupted in Margalla Hills near Munal in Islamabad.According to ISPR, Pakistan Army aviation helicopter was flown to assist Civil administration in fire fight. The helicopter will fly over affected area carrying Bambi buckets. …

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Three killed as coaster plunges into deep ravine in Kohistan district

June 7, 2022 |

Three persons died and nine others injured when a passenger coaster fell into a deep ravine in Kohistan district on Tuesday.According to Rescue 1122, the coaster was on its way from Gilgit to Rawalpindi.The injured have been shifted to Ayub Teaching ho…

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Week-long polio immunization drive concludes

June 2, 2022 |

A week-long national immunization drive against polio has concluded during which over 43 million children under the age of five years received lifesaving vaccines across the country.The campaign was synchronized with Afghanistan so that children on bot…

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Sindh govt launches rescue 1122 service in Karachi

May 31, 2022 |

Sindh government launched Emergency service Rescue 1122 from Karachi today (Tuesday).Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah inaugurated the service.The service is aimed at providing immediate medical aid to people and shifting them to hospitals in em…

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Sindh CM directs to expedite work on ongoing health-related schemes

May 28, 2022 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Works and Services Department to expedite work on the ongoing twenty six schemes of expansion of existing hospitals and some new facilities and ensure their completion by next month.He was presi…

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Sindh CM directs to expedite work on ongoing health-related schemes

May 28, 2022 |

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Works and Services Department to expedite work on the ongoing twenty six schemes of expansion of existing hospitals and some new facilities and ensure their completion by next month.He was presi…

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Punjab CM expresses his commitment to upgrade health infrastructure in province

May 27, 2022 |

Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif has expressed his commitment to upgrade the health infrastructure of the province.He said this while taking a surprise visit at Government Sardar Begum hospital in Sialkot today (Saturday).Hamza Shahbaz visite…

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