Dengue cases in Karachi on the rise
According to news reports, hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan’s biggest city have been put on high alert of mosquito-borne dengue fever as it claimed at least 16 lives//.
According to the officials of the health department of the southern Sindh province, on Sunday, 3 more cases of Viral Hemorrhagic...
Dengue Death Toll Rises to 25 in Karachi
The death toll due to dengue fever in Pakistan's Karachi
city has risen to 25, private Geo TV reported Monday.//
According to Pakistan's Dengue Fever Surveillance Committee, during the 24 hours to Monday afternoon, 47 dengue patients were discharged from hospitals in the port city while 68 ne...
Imran Khan Plans To Open Second Cancer Hospital In Karachi
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan plans to open a second cancer hospital, this time in the southern port city of Karachi.//
The new facility will come up in Karachi
by January next year, the Daily Times reported.
Khan, who heads the Tehreek-e-Insaf political party, had set up the Sh...
Roshan Announces Expansion of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project to Bamyan Region
...f Afghanistan, The Aga Khan University Hospital, karachi
(AKUH), French Medical Institute for Children (FMI... Afghanistan. "The Aga Khan University Hospital, karachi
has been responsible for the management of FMIC th... (AKDN) through the Aga Khan University Hospital karachi
(AKUH, Karachi) has risen to the challenge to assi...
Global War on Drugs Takes Devastating Toll on Human Lives, Advocates Say
...s. Medications for HIV, tuberculosis, or to treat painful withdrawal symptoms were unavailable to the women. In another chapter, a 41-year-old man in karachi
, Pakistan , reports that suspected drug users "have now become a very easy source of income for the police. If we do not have money, then they wil...
Roshan Announces Launch of Afghanistan's First Telemedicine Project
...n (FMIC) and other technology suppliers to launch the project. The first phase of the project has already linked FMIC in Kabul, Afghanistan to AKUH in karachi
Pakistan, enabling access to a broad array of radiology expertise provided by AKUH. Subsequent phases will link major Afghan regional hospitals to the...
UN Report Warns of 'environmental Refugees'
...ality and discrimination.
"The recent report of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate change underlines that cities in drier regions such as karachi
and New Delhi will be particularly hard hit." ...
Pak Has South Asias Highest Infant Mortality Rate: Report
...chool, which is the second largest number of such children in a country. The number of street children is growing with almost 25,000 on the streets in karachi
alone, and almost four children are sexually abused daily, the Daily Times quoted the report as saying.
The report is a situational analysis o...
Two Indians on Team to Battle Cervical Cancer
...hnan "Ram" Balasubramanian (Mumbai). Other members of the team were Teh Tam (US citizen of Chinese origin), Xiao Wu of Hong Kong and Adnan Haider from karachi
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death among women. Over 260,000 women die every year from this disease, with...
Research Paper Examines Depression in 3 Cities in Pakistan
...e rates for depression among the three cities. Lahore had the highest number of depressives (53.4 per cent), as compared to Quetta (43.9 per cent) and karachi
(35.7 per cent). Middle age, female gender and secondary school level of education were significantly associated with depression among the study group...