Category archives for: Health

Fresh polio cases surface in K-P, Sindh

PESHAWAR:  Two new cases of polio have been confirmed in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh, bringing the total number of polio cases in the country to 194 as of January 10. According to a report by the Polio Monitoring and Coordination Cell, the cases were reported in K-P and Sindh in December 2011. In K-P, 11-month-old Muhammad, […]

Doctors demand CCTV cameras at hospitals

PESHAWAR, Jan 10: The Young Doctors Association (YDA) on Tuesday expressed concern over the killing of local senior cardiologist Dr Mohammad Jamal and demanded protection of doctors and their families. Peshawar News Sources

Peshawar hospitals shut down against doctor`s killing

PESHAWAR, Jan 9: Doctors of the provincial capital`s three governmentrun teaching hospitals on Monday went on a three-day strike to protest the killing of local cardiologist Dr Mohammad Jamal, who was found dead on Peshawar News Sources

Relief provided to disabled patients

PESHAWAR: The Poverty Eradication Initiative (PEI), a non-governmental organisation, distributed non-food relief items among 73 under treatment disabl The News International – Peshawar

PHC moved against appointment of secretary health

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Monday challenged in the Peshawar High Court the notification of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government abo The News International – Peshawar

Secretary, special secretary and DG health to face contempt case

PESHAWAR: The secretary, special secretary and director general of the Provincial Health Services Department will face contempt of court case on Janua The News International – Peshawar

Govt to run special anti-polio drive in NWA

MIRAMSHAH: Following confirmation of 13 polio cases in North Waziristan this year, the government has decided to run a special anti-polio vaccination The News International – Peshawar

Experts` resignation may dent anti-polio campaign

PESHAWAR, Dec 14: Resignations by some experienced polio eradication officers from the Polio Eradication Initiative of the WHO during past Peshawar News Sources

Health review: ‘Respiratory infections top diseases’

  ISLAMABAD:  Acute Respiratory Infections (ARIs), gastrointestinal infections and scabies were among the top diseases reported across the country in November, according to a report released by The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). Among the 1,964,518 cases reported in monitored districts, ARIs were the most common, accounting for 45 per cent of the total. […]

DNA Lab Comes to Track Terrorists

PESHAWAR, Dec 1, 2011 (IPS) – A much-needed DNA laboratory is to be set up at the Forensic Science Department of the Khyber Medical College in Peshawar, capital of the violence- battered Khyber … Peshawar News Sources -2

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