How animal and human health is inextricably interwoven

By Ayyaz Kiani 

Animal and human health is inextricably interwoven. Food derived from animals, especially cattle serve as a reservoir of diseases of public health importance. Nobody seems to take notice of this in the public health community of Pakistan. A series of blogs is started to high highlight the issues involved and the problems . . . → Read More: How animal and human health is inextricably interwoven

Students display Dengue awareness in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Wednesday arranged poster exhibition to create awareness among people of dengue virus. More than 50 students from government schools and colleges participated in the exhibition and displayed their posters that informed people about the precautionary measures. In all the posters, the students emphasised on making one’s house and street clean . . . → Read More: Students display Dengue awareness in Rawalpindi

Hygienic lifestyle can help prevent dengue

by Ahmad Mehdi

Good hygiene can help prevent dengue

Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Professor Dr Tariq Salahuddin has said that only hygienic lifestyle can help us get rid of dengue so government, media, NGOs and representatives of civil society must come up to sensitise public against dengue to eradicate this menace the earliest.

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Headless Chicken Syndrome

A mob is only as smart as its dimmest member. If the political discourse is anything to go by,our society is under attack from “outsiders”hell-bent on “undermining Islam” who we now must destroy. The destructive nature of mob mentality manifests itself every now and then in this country,be it under the banner of religion or . . . → Read More: Headless Chicken Syndrome

Training workshop on Dengue held for health officials

Armed with a new Director General Health, the Punjab Health Department has assured that they will mount a successful charge against dengue this year.

The Department was directed by the Special Assistant to Chief Minister Punjab on Health Kh. Salman Rafique to pay special attention to vector surveillance and larvicide to keep timely checks on . . . → Read More: Training workshop on Dengue held for health officials

Lahore Oh My Lahore

Lahore is the capital of Pakistan’s most populous and most developed province—Punjab. It has glorious history, many cultural and architectural attractions and it is Pakistan’s pride. Today it is in need of urgent attention. The Allama Iqbal International Airport the gateway to Lahore is a shambles. The entrance is overcrowded with walls of . . . → Read More: Lahore Oh My Lahore

Dengue, CIA & Afghan War

Very few people in Pakistan know the history of the dengue epidemic in Pakistan. It dates back to the era when we decided to give free hand to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use our land for its nefarious activities.

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Mosquitoes Facts & Solutions

All Mosquitoes are not alike

Jurassic Park taught us that mosquitoes have been around for 100 million years. In that time they have diversified into 3,000 species that are very different from one another. Instincts pre-program their life’s behavior, and these programs are constantly refined by evolution

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Are We a Nation in Denial?

Amidst chaos once more; this time the people are better prepared, but perhaps only mentally. It seems like the Pakistani Society (especially the youth) has acclimatized at a miraculous pace. Be it bomb blasts, suicide attacks, open fire on civilians, floods, earthquakes, dengue; we can know it all and still strut down the sidewalks with our . . . → Read More: Are We a Nation in Denial?

Lahore: All schools closed for ten days

The government of Punjab has announced to close all the educational institutions in Lahore from tomorrow as a safety measure against the dengue pandemic that has killed many in the Punjab and mostly in Lahore.

All institutions will be sprayed with the dengue insecticide, which will be completed in 10 days.

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