Health

The trauma centres will serve the communities in North and South Waziristan, especially those that have suffered from physical and mental impacts of terrorism.

The purpose of the provincial Blood Donors Corner is to create a list of blood donors that is readily available to help in case of a terrorist attack or another emergency.

Government authorities and religious scholars on both sides of the border are working to counter anti-vaccination propaganda and end the preventable disease.

The 120-bed facility has 50 reserved beds for burn and trauma patients, who previously had to travel outside the province to receive treatment.

The tax was recommended by the World Health Organisation; any proceeds from it will go to improving public health.

The Medical Transplant Regulatory Authority (MTRA), which was established early this year, seeks to curb illegal organ transplants and oversee hospitals that undertake the transplants.

People who have been affected by sectarian violence are finding relief from depression and mental stress through exercise and alternative therapies.

The Sehat Sahulat Programme, a flagship health programme, covers 69% of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa population, long deprived of health care by militant groups.

A new emergency obstetric care facility established in August at a hospital in Bajaur District has raised hopes of tackling infant mortality, which occurs at a troubling rate.

More than 400,000 health workers will vaccinate an estimated 6 million residents of all provinces, official says.

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