Health

2017-10-27

E-Ilaj to provide health care in remote parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Residents of rural areas can now be connected with specialist doctors in urban hospitals via the internet.

Health 2017-10-27

E-Ilaj to provide health care in remote parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Residents of rural areas can now be connected with specialist doctors in urban hospitals via the internet.

2017-09-29

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa deploys Mobile Emergency Medical Response Unit

The unit is the first of its kind in the province and is run by Rescue 1122, officials told Pakistan Forward.

Health 2017-09-29

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa deploys Mobile Emergency Medical Response Unit

The unit is the first of its kind in the province and is run by Rescue 1122, officials told Pakistan Forward.

2017-09-15

Pakistan asks medical aid group to stop working in Kurram Agency

The government refused to renew a No Objection Certificate (NOC) required for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to continue working in the tribal areas.

Health 2017-09-15

Pakistan asks medical aid group to stop working in Kurram Agency

The government refused to renew a No Objection Certificate (NOC) required for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) to continue working in the tribal areas.

2017-08-22

Improved security prompts Pakistani doctors to return from abroad

Doctors say better working conditions, salaries and improved law and order in Pakistan are the main reasons they quit their jobs abroad.

Health 2017-08-22

Improved security prompts Pakistani doctors to return from abroad

Doctors say better working conditions, salaries and improved law and order in Pakistan are the main reasons they quit their jobs abroad.

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.

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