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Sindh Govt. Links International Hands for Major Health Projects
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Sindh Govt. Links International Hands for Major Health Projects

KARACHI- German and Chinese firms have jointly offered the Sindh government to finance and build three key health projects, including a 200-bed cancer hospital, a 200-bed hospital with the facility of organ transplantation and a 30-50 bed emergency centre on build-operate-transfer (BOT) model. This offer was made in a joint meeting of the management of the firms,…

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy
International News, Research

For the first time, a type 1 diabetes patient stopped needing insulin therapy

Doctors at the University of Miami’s Diabetes Research Institute have successfully treated a patient who has been suffering from diabetes by an innovative, unique method of treatment. They are claiming that with this treatment, the patient needn’t take any kind of insulin injections or any other kind of medication for treating themselves against diabetes. In…

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign
Events, International News

Depression: Let’s Talk – A WHD Campaign

World Health Day is celebrated each year on 7th April to provide an exclusive occasion to rally action aimed at a specific health topic of concern to people worldwide. The theme of the 2017 World Health Day campaign is depression, with the aim that more people with depression seek and receive help. Depression is an…

Morocco eliminates trachoma – the leading infectious cause of blindness
International News

Morocco eliminates trachoma – the leading infectious cause of blindness

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) acknowledged the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in Morocco. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide. Transmitted through contact with eye and nose discharge of infected people, particularly young children, it affects populations in 42 countries, and is responsible for blindness or visual impairment in…

World Diabetes Day Celebrated all over the world
International News

World Diabetes Day Celebrated all over the world

Pakistan is beginning to take action to respond to the challenge of diabetes but progress needs to be made on a national plan and preventive policies, as well as monitoring and surveillance. The Member Association reports that diabetes and NCD services are insufficient due to budget restraints and inadequate distribution of funding. A NCD plan…

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