Health

Doctors at Peshawar's Lady Reading Hospital stand at the forefront of treating patients injured by terrorism and war-related violence.

Vaccination teams from both countries meet at transit points at the Torkham, Kharlachi, Ghulam Khan and Chaman border crossings and share data about child vaccination and registration.

Easing access for Afghan patients traveling across the border for treatment has allowed them to arrive for appointments on time and receive much needed health care.

The campaign aims to raise awareness about the dangers of visiting illegal clinics and doctors who work outside their qualifications or expertise.

The newly established Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority has shuttered and fined offenders in raids across the city, officials say.

Improved security has allowed health teams to administer vaccines and work towards stamping out the virus throughout Pakistan.

Doctors began providing free treatment in January to combat the spread of the deadly disease.

More children now than 2 decades ago are suffering from various mental disorders as a result of terrorism and militancy, according to medics.

The initiative is aimed at bringing medical specialists to hospitals in the region, many of which militants previously targeted.

Doctors, nurses, paramedics and other hospital staff, who are already well versed in treating the victims of terrorist attacks, have updated their knowledge of life-saving emergency techniques.

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