Bird Flu Outbreak Confirmed Near Islamabad In Pakistan
A second outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain was reported in a poultry farm near Pakistan's capital Islamabad
on Sunday. //
"During an ongoing surveillance for avian influenza, a suspect outbreak was reported at a small poultry farm in Sihala, some 25 km from Islamabad
on Friday," liv...
Harvard to Develop Medical City in Islamabad
Harvard Medical International (HMI) will build a 60-acre health and education complex in Islamabad
to cater to the health and medical needs of the people of the capital and the twin city of Rawalpindi .
The complex is part of a large-scale residential development plan to develop a Health an...
Two More Human Bird-Flu Suspects Taken To The Hospital In Islamabad
Two more patients have been admitted to the hospitals in the twin cities,following symtoms of cough, cold and fever. They are being investigated for the bird flu infection. //
With this , the total number of cases reported so far touches 9. The health ministry has confrimed that no H5N1 strai...
Islamabad Bans Hookah Smoking in Public Places
...urants full of smoke with dim light and loud music, cropping up not only in islamabad
but also in other major cities of Pakistan.
"Many people believe that...neither prohibited by law nor is it injurious to health. We hope the ban in islamabad
would be followed in other parts of Pakistan too," the official said.
4,000 suspected dengue cases in Pakistan
... country, 35 from Sindh province and two from North West Frontier Province.
As many as 619 patients have been admitted to different hospitals in islamabad
The total number of positive cases of dengue virus in the twin cities now stands at 226. Source-IANS...
Pakistani health officials warned not to divulge dengue statistics
... The Pakistani government has strictly warned health officials in islamabad
not to issue statements or distribute information regarding the thirty five deaths// following viral dengue fever in various parts of Pakistan.. ...
Dengue Epidemic Threatens Pakistan
...try. Moreover 197 – dengue positive cases have been declared out of 559 patients admitted with symptoms to those of dengue fever in the twin cities of islamabad
It is believed that the disease is spread thru an arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes prevailing in the unhygienic conditions ar...
Dengue Cases Go Up In Pakistan
... of local newspaper The News. //
In the last 24 hours, 19 new patients were admitted to the hospitals with signs and symptoms of dengue fever from islamabad
According to statistics of Pakistani National Institute of Health, blood samples of 89 suspected dengue fever patients have been...
A.Q. Khan Discharged from Hospital after Successful Prostate Surgery
...o visit him in the hospital.
Khan became a hero in Pakistan for his role in developing nuclear weapons but was put under virtual house arrest in islamabad
in January 2004 after admitting he was involved in the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology.
India and Pakistan Jointly to Fight Against Polio, Avian Flu
...fy specific focus areas for future.
The two countries that wrapped up the third round of composite dialogue early this month will meet again in islamabad
to map out future areas of cooperation in the field of public health.
The two South Asian neighbours will hold technical-level discussions on c...