On a number of occasions,I have argued Pakistan is on the verge of eradicating polio but that failure to do so would have serious global consequences. There is no need for me to repeat these arguments. Having said this,on World Polio Day 2013,I will not shy away from re-emphasizing some salient truths . . . →Read More:In the name of our children
Contrary to its claims to ensure cleanliness during Eidul Azha,the city district government has failed disposed off offal and other animal waste,even fourth day of the Eidul Azha in the provincial capital Peshawar. The improper disposal of dampening of animal wastes is not only polluting the environment but also disturbing the aerial traffic . . . →Read More:Municipal Corporations fail to ensure cleanliness during Eid-ul-Azha
Mornings can be mayhem or magical–depending on your outlook on A.M. activities. Most of us would settle for somewhere in between. And that’s doable,if you rethink the moments between your feet touching the floor and heading out the door.
. . . →Read More:8 ways to start your day
Health Watch on Sunday said it has calculated impact of unlawful drug price hike on the masses by pharmaceutical companies at Rs 90 billion annually.
It lauded the Supreme Court (SC) for putting pharmaceutical firms on notice for overpricing of drugs on false grounds pushing healthcare out of the reach of millions of the downtrodden.
. . . →Read More:Pharmaceuticals depriving public of Rs. 90 billion annually
“As many as 545,198 children under the age of five will be vaccinated against polio in a three-day door to door campaign in district Bahawalpur,” Additional District Collector Amjad Basheer said on Tuesday. He was speaking at a meeting to review the arrangements for the campaign.
. . . →Read More:Polio teams to start campaign from 30 September
By Denis Halliday
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has categorically refused in defiance of its own mandate to share evidence uncovered in Iraq that US military use of Depleted Uranium and other weapons have not only killed many civilians,but continue to result in the birth of deformed babies.
. . . →Read More:WHO refuses to publish report on cancers in Iraq caused by depleted uranium
proposed three-year emergency plan for polio eradication is all set to be presented in the next Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) meeting for approval.
The plan was endorsed by the provincial representatives at a high-level consultative meeting chaired by Health Secretary Imtiaz Inayat Elahi late Thursday evening. The PC-1 for the plan . . . →Read More:Efforts to fight polio:provinces endorse 3-year plan