Health

2017-08-02

FATA polio free for over 1 year

On-going military operations and the diligence of vaccination teams have resulted in no new polio cases in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since July 27, 2016.

Health 2017-08-02

FATA polio free for over 1 year

On-going military operations and the diligence of vaccination teams have resulted in no new polio cases in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) since July 27, 2016.

2017-08-01

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turns up the heat on 'ice' drugs

The KP government plans to enact a law to curb the use of 'ice', a potent form of methamphetamine.

Health 2017-08-01

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa turns up the heat on 'ice' drugs

The KP government plans to enact a law to curb the use of 'ice', a potent form of methamphetamine.

2017-07-24

Militants hamper efforts to fight HIV/AIDs among Afghans

Militancy is the biggest obstacle to health care in Afghanistan and to Pakistan's efforts to help Afghan HIV/AIDS patients.

Health 2017-07-24

Militants hamper efforts to fight HIV/AIDs among Afghans

Militancy is the biggest obstacle to health care in Afghanistan and to Pakistan's efforts to help Afghan HIV/AIDS patients.

2017-07-12

Pakistan aims to curb population growth with 50% contraception use

Contraception is the best way to ensure families are prosperous and the country progresses, development specialists and religious scholars say.

Health 2017-07-12

Pakistan aims to curb population growth with 50% contraception use

Contraception is the best way to ensure families are prosperous and the country progresses, development specialists and religious scholars say.

2017-02-16

Pakistan provides free treatment to Afghans with HIV

Pakistan also plans to educate Afghans on HIV transmission and treatment in order to reduce stigma and encourage people to get tested.

Health 2017-02-16

Pakistan provides free treatment to Afghans with HIV

Pakistan also plans to educate Afghans on HIV transmission and treatment in order to reduce stigma and encourage people to get tested.

2017-01-18

Customised wheelchairs help Pakistanis disabled by terrorism

The Paraplegic Centre in Peshawar is manufacturing customised wheelchairs, giving users increased mobility and a sense of normality.

Health 2017-01-18

Customised wheelchairs help Pakistanis disabled by terrorism

The Paraplegic Centre in Peshawar is manufacturing customised wheelchairs, giving users increased mobility and a sense of normality.

2017-01-11

Military operations pave way for vaccination in FATA, KP

Pakistan's tribal areas are nearly polio free after military operations defeated the militants, health officials say.

Health 2017-01-11

Military operations pave way for vaccination in FATA, KP

Pakistan's tribal areas are nearly polio free after military operations defeated the militants, health officials say.

2016-11-01

Medics return to duty in FATA hospitals

The Taliban destroyed hundreds of health facilities in FATA and KP, but health workers are returning after the Pakistani military eliminated militants from the areas.

Health 2016-11-01

Medics return to duty in FATA hospitals

The Taliban destroyed hundreds of health facilities in FATA and KP, but health workers are returning after the Pakistani military eliminated militants from the areas.

2016-10-14

Pakistan strengthens healthcare in KP, FATA

The government has appointed over 2,000 doctors, including 700 women, to improve healthcare in areas hurt by militancy.

Health 2016-10-14

Pakistan strengthens healthcare in KP, FATA

The government has appointed over 2,000 doctors, including 700 women, to improve healthcare in areas hurt by militancy.

2016-08-24

Pakistani Islamic scholars support 'final push' to end polio

The Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication urges parents to defy the Taliban’s propaganda and vaccinate their children.

Health 2016-08-24

Pakistani Islamic scholars support 'final push' to end polio

The Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication urges parents to defy the Taliban’s propaganda and vaccinate their children.

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