News, Regional News / March 2, 2021 Sindh registers 114,225 malaria cases

KARACHI: The Vector-Borne Diseases Department of the Directorate General Health Services, Sindh, has registered 114,225 cases across the Sindh province in 2020, while no malaria-related death was reported in the province. According to the statistics shared by the Sindh Health Department, a total of 114,225 malaria cases recorded throughout the province last year. The most...

National News, News / March 2, 2021 180,000 senior citizens registered for vaccination

ISLAMABAD: As the government’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign for over 65-year-old citizens is set to start this week, only 180,000 (2.25 percent) of around eight million senior citizens in the country have registered themselves for inoculation so far. The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has described it as slow response, considering that there are around...

News, Regional News / February 27, 2021 Over 3m screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since first case one year ago

Islamabad: Over three million people have been screened for Covid-19 in Sindh since the first case of the infectious disease was reported in the province one year back on February 26, said provincial health minister Dr Azra Pechuho on Friday, adding that the disease claimed 13 more lives over the past 24 hours, bringing the...

National News, News / February 27, 2021 DRAP’s Central Drug Laboratory to get WHO accreditation

Islamabad: The Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is moving towards international accreditation in a bid to be categorized among WHO Listed Authorities (WLA). In the initial phases, CDL has been assessed for quality management system certification and is continuously engaged with WHO for its prequalification as one of...

Colleges / February 25, 2021 Anatomage – Pakistan’s first 3D virtual dissection table introduced by Ziauddin University

Karachi: The Ziauddin University in Karachi has introduced Pakistan’s first 3D virtual dissection table called Anatomage, at its new digital anatomy lab in Clifton, which will be used as a learning tool for university students of all years. An inauguration ceremony was held in this regard in which the Chancellor Dr Asim Hussain said, “It’s...

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180,000 senior citizens registered for vaccination

ISLAMABAD: As the government’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign for over 65-year-old citizens is set to start this week, only 180,000 (2.25 percent) of around eight million senior citizens in the country have registered themselves for inoculation so far. The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) has described it as slow response, considering that there are around...

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Sindh registers 114,225 malaria cases

KARACHI: The Vector-Borne Diseases Department of the Directorate General Health Services, Sindh, has registered 114,225 cases across the Sindh province in 2020, while no malaria-related death was reported in the province. According to the statistics shared by the Sindh Health Department, a total of 114,225 malaria cases recorded throughout the province last year. The most...
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UNICEF, Facebook collab to promote life-saving immunisation

ISLAMABAD: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Pakistan and Facebook have recently launched a campaign to promote life-saving immunisation as the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life for many, including children in need of routine immunisation, In countries like Pakistan, additional roadblocks as a result of the pandemic have been compounded by an existing hesitancy in some...

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