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German federal president awards ‘Order of Merit’ to Dr Chris Schmotzer

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Thursday, December 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): The German federal president Thursday awarded ‘Order of Merit’ to Dr Chris Schmotzer, medical doctor and director of the Leprosy Hospital in Rawalpindi, for her tireless service to humanity. German Ambassador to Pakistan Bernhard Schlagheck bestowed the Cross of Merit on the ‘German sister’ – as […]

Pakistan US evaluate medicines
Diplomat of the day Health

Pakistan, US launch innovative platform to evaluate safety, effectiveness of new medicines

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (WNP/DL): The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP), in partnership with the United States (US) government, launched an innovative online platform that will enable the government of Pakistan to more quickly and effectively evaluate the safety and effectiveness of medicine, leading to greater health security in the country.   The government […]

Breast cancer is preventable up to 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle
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Breast cancer is preventable up to 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle

By Andleeb Khan ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (WNP/DL): Adopting a healthy lifestyle is important because studies show that breast cancer is preventable around 40% by adopting a healthy lifestyle. According to the report prepared by World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute of Cancer Research “Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: a Global […]

EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic: Androulla
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EU ensures basic healthcare services for Sindhi, Balochi women, newborns amid pandemic: Androulla

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 (WNP/DL): European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara Tuesday said the EU had mobilized five million Euro for UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) to ensure availability of basic healthcare services for women and children in Sindh and Balochistan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Talking to […]

Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks
COVID-19 Health

Sindh govt handed over 50,000 PPE kits, 40,000 surgical masks

By Shabbir Hussain KARACHI, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 (WNP/DL): The donor-funded TVET Sector Support Programme Wednesday handed over 50,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits and 40,000 surgical masks to the government of Sindh in a small ceremony held at the training institute of ‘Charter for Compassion’. The items were produced under a special initiative of […]

US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19
COVID-19 Health

US Mission Pakistan brings American speakers on COVID-19

KARACHI, Monday, August 17, 2020 (WNP/DL): Esteemed American scientist and global health advocate Dr. Peter Hotez will share his insights with Pakistani audiences as part of the U.S. Mission Pakistan’s COVID Speakers Series. In collaboration with Dow University of Health Sciences, all are welcome to attend Dr. Hotez’s webinar “Preventing the Next Pandemic: A Discussion on […]