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Aides: Jailed Ex-Pakistani PM Sharif’s Health Deteriorating

October 24, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's jailed former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is said to be suffering from "serious" health problems and his opposition political party is accusing the government of delaying treatment.

Sharif, 69, is serving a seven-year prison term handed down …

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WHO: Two of Three Polio Viruses Eradicated in ‘Historic’ Step

October 24, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization welcomed an "historic step" towards a polio-free world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of three types of the crippling virus has been eradicated globally.

The announcement by the Global …

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Another Partial Victory in Ending Polio

October 24, 2019 |

WASHINGTON - Ending polio has been a long haul. The global campaign to eradicate the virus has been going on since 1988, and while it's close, it's not over. Sometime in 2020, Africa may be declared polio-free. But the disease …

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Aides: Jailed Ex-Pakistani PM Sharif’s Health Deteriorating

October 24, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's jailed former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is said to be suffering from "serious" health problems and his opposition political party is accusing the government of delaying treatment.

Sharif, 69, is serving a seven-year prison term handed down …

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UN Says 1st Local Polio Case Found in Zambia Since 1995

October 23, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

In a report this week, WHO said the case was …

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UN Says 1st Local Polio Case Found in Zambia Since 1995

October 23, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

In a report this week, WHO said the case was …

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Govt committed to eliminate dengue: Dr. Zafar

September 27, 2019 |

Daily review meeting regarding current situation of dengue was held in Islamabad on Friday with Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr. Zafar Mirza and Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid in the chair.

Speaking on the …

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Govt taking steps for betterment of human resources in Balochistan: CM

September 24, 2019 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan has said that the present government is taking measures for betterment of human resources in the province.

He was talking to the Founding Director Institute For Development Studies And Practices, Dr. Qurat-ul-Ain Bakhtari …

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Steps being taken to remove deprivation of South Punjab: Buzdar

September 24, 2019 |

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar says practical steps are being taken to remove deprivation of South Punjab.

In an interaction with people from different districts in Lahore on Tuesday, he said a comprehensive strategy has also been adopted for development …

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Amicable solution of Kashmir issue inevitable for peace in region: AJK PM

September 24, 2019 |

Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has said amicable solution of Kashmir issue is inevitable for peace and stability in region.

Addressing a ceremony at Punjab University in Lahore on Tuesday, he said Pakistan always supports the right …

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CM GB calls for timely completion of ongoing development projects

September 24, 2019 |

Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has called for timely completion of ongoing development projects to facilitate masses.

This he said while presiding over a high level meeting in which progress of development projects in various sector were reviewed.

He directed …

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President Trump should influence India to lift curfew in occupied Kashmir: FM

September 24, 2019 |

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Prime Minister Imran Khan clearly and boldly presented Pakistan's stance on the situation in occupied Kashmir during his meeting with the US President Donald Trump.

Talking to media in New York, he said Prime …

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