Americans are sending Eid Mubarak wishes: Ambassador Jones
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Americans are sending Eid Mubarak wishes: Ambassador Jones

ISLAMABAD, Sunday, May 24, 2020 (WNP): United States Ambassador to Pakistan Paul Jones Sunday wished the Pakistani people on completion of Ramadan and the special occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, saying “Americans are sending Eid Mubarak wishes”. In a special video message on Twitter, he noted that one of his favourite desserts was kheer. “I would like […]

ICRC provides material, technical support to 4 KP hospitals to fight COVID-19
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ICRC provides material, technical support to 4 KP hospitals to fight COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, Friday, May 22, 2020 (WNP/DL): To strengthen response of health sector against the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is supporting four public hospitals in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the merged areas by providing them with infection prevention and control material. As part of the assistance, personal protective equipments, disinfection […]

Partnerships in times of crisis: Telemedicine providing virtual consultations to patients across Pakistan during COVID-19
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Partnerships in times of crisis: Telemedicine providing virtual consultations to patients across Pakistan during COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, Sunday, May 10, 2020 (WNP): In Pakistan, during COVID-19, patients are scared to go to hospitals to avoid exposure, elderly are isolated and confined within their home being most at risk, children and pregnant mothers are unable to find doctors in case of emergencies. In this time of national crisis, the technology of telemedicine […]

Development experts highlight significance of aligning int'l cooperation with healthcare needs
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Development experts highlight significance of aligning int’l cooperation with healthcare needs

ISLAMABAD: Tuesday, April 21, 2020 (WNP): The multilateral and bilateral cooperation on infrastructure development in the post Covid-19 scenario must include healthcare as a cross cutting sector while implementing all the future-oriented projects. The world powers therefore need to join hands for a shared future instead of narrow nationalistic approaches. The development experts with diverse […]

Govt to introduce Pakistan’s first-ever National Tobacco Control Policy soon: Dr Nausheen Hamid
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Govt to introduce Pakistan’s first-ever National Tobacco Control Policy soon: Dr Nausheen Hamid

ISLAMABAD, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (WNP): Parliamentary Secretary of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination Dr Nausheen Hamid said that in order to address the challenges of tobacco control and associated health issues in the country the health ministry in consultation with all stakeholders is working on Pakistan’s first-ever draft National Tobacco Control Policy which will […]

Govt has adopted comprehensive integrated approach to fight polio: Dr Nausheen
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Govt has adopted comprehensive integrated approach to fight polio: Dr Nausheen

ISLAMABAD, Monday, February 17, 2020 (WNP): Parliamentary Secretary of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination, Dr. Nausheen Hamid, on Monday said that the government has taken multiple steps to fight and eradicate polio including comprehensive integrated approach which is National Action Plan 2020 with integrated health service deliveries. She said that the comprehensive integrated strategy […]

WHO declares coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency; death toll hits 213
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WHO declares coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency; death toll hits 213

GENEVA, Friday, January 31, 2020 (AFP/WNP): The United States told its citizens not to travel to China in the first major response to the World Health Organisation’s declaration of a global emergency over the spreading coronavirus, as Chinese authorities on Friday increased the toll to 213 dead and nearly 10,000 infections. The State Department raised […]