Health Archives - Hum News

NIH launches epidemiology training programme for field staff

Initiative aims at imparting skills in collection, analysis and interpretation of public health data for timely response to disease outbreaks

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CM Sindh approves Rs 1 billion for HIV, AIDS patients

CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah approved an endowment fund of one billion rupees for HIV and AIDS patients in the province.

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Heart problems may hasten cognitive decline

Adults with clogged arteries carrying blood to the heart may be more prone to cognitive decline than their counterparts without such cardiac problems, a study suggests

3 days ago

9.5 million immunised in first-phase of Polio vaccination drive

PM's focal person on polio Babar bin Atta lauds efforts of Deputy Commissioners resulting in 9.5 million children being immunised without any resistance.

6 days ago

Staying up late at night may cause health complications

New study suggests that some easy routine adjustments can drastically minimise these health risks

1 week ago

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and deadly spread to Uganda shows how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling outbreaks.

1 week ago

Anti-polio drive begins across Pakistan 

Polio immunisation campaign kicks of across the country with aim to innoculate over 12 million children under the age of five.

1 week ago

NIH deploys team for facilitation to local health centers in response to HIV outbreak

The NIH in a press release said the team will work closely with the Ministry of Health and other health partners.

4 weeks ago

Support for abortion rights grows as some US states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Eighty per cent of respondents told Reuters/Ipsos they support abortion in cases of rape or incest.

4 weeks ago

HIV/AIDS outbreak: WHO team to visit Pakistan soon

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza says around 0.63 million people in Pakistan carry HIV virus.

1 month ago