PM calls upon bridging gap between Global South, North in health sector

RIAYDH, Apr 28 (APP):Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday while terming the global inequity in health sector as ‘the first and foremost problem’ called upon bridging the widening gap between the Global South and the Global North. Expressing his views in a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) regarding global health, the prime… Continue reading PM calls upon bridging gap between Global South, North in health sector

CM Balochistan meets Chairman PPP on Second day of Eid at Naudero

LARKANA, Apr 11 (APP):Chief Minister Baluchistan Mir Sarfraz Ahmed Bugti, on Wednesday evening called on Chairman Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Central President PPP Women’s Faryal Talpur at Bhutto House Naudero. During the meeting, the two leaders discussed various political matters, including the formation of the Balochistan cabinet. Sarfaraz Bugti also extended Eid… Continue reading CM Balochistan meets Chairman PPP on Second day of Eid at Naudero

Nadeem Jan calls on Governor Balighur Rehman

LAHORE, Jan 23 (APP):Caretaker Federal Health Minister Nadeem Jan called on Punjab Governor Muhammad Balighur Rehman and discussed measures taken in the health sector by the caretaker government during a meeting at the Governor’s House, here on Tuesday. The Punjab Governor appreciated the services rendered by the Federal Health Minister and gave suggestions for reforming… Continue reading Nadeem Jan calls on Governor Balighur Rehman

Global health security summit preparations planned

ISLAMABAD, Dec 26 (APP):Caretaker Federal Minister for Health, Dr. Nadeem Jan on Tuesday presided over the review meeting for preparations of the Global Health Security Summit. The Global Health Security Summit is being held on January 10 and 11 in the federal capital of Pakistan. During the meeting, Dr. Nadeem Jan was briefed on the… Continue reading Global health security summit preparations planned

WaterAid unveils strategy to accelerate progress in WASH initiatives

ISLAMABAD, Dec 13 (APP):WaterAid Pakistan on Wednesday unveiled its ambitious Country Programme Strategy for the period 2023–2028, with a focus on accelerating progress in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) initiatives across the country. The strategy aims to prioritize the integration of WASH within the health sector, intending to make substantial contributions to public health outcomes… Continue reading WaterAid unveils strategy to accelerate progress in WASH initiatives

PM for health sector reforms to meet global requirement of experts

ISLAMABAD, Dec 05 (APP): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday emphasized the introduction of reforms in country’s health sector with a view to meet the global requirement of health experts. The prime minister, chairing a meeting of the task force on reforms in medical education and patients care, said the reforms in the health… Continue reading PM for health sector reforms to meet global requirement of experts

Commissioner for tight monitoring of facilities in health sector

MULTAN, Aug 19 (APP):In a resolute move aimed at bolstering the health sector, Commissioner Engineer Aamir Khattak  announced the initiation of stringent monitoring procedures within the health division, following directives from the Punjab government. This proactive measure seeks to ensure enhanced oversight and optimal service delivery. During an unanticipated visit to Nishtar Hospital units 1… Continue reading Commissioner for tight monitoring of facilities in health sector

KP leads other provinces in health sector: Faisal Sultan

PESHAWAR, Feb 25 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Health Dr Faisal Sultan Friday praising the reforms in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department said that KP province is leading other provinces in health sector. After a daylong visit to Peshawar to review the management and construction reforms in health sector, he told media that… Continue reading KP leads other provinces in health sector: Faisal Sultan

Health Minister warns of dengue virus spread, calls for preventive measures

RAWALPINDI, Sep 21 (APP): Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Health, Dr Yasmeen Rashid on Tuesday advised the public to take all possible precautionary measures as the number of dengue cases were increasing in the province with each passing day. “So far around 605 cases with positive tests of dengue virus have been reported in… Continue reading Health Minister warns of dengue virus spread, calls for preventive measures

Rs, 44.694 billion allocated for Health Sector in Balochistan budget 2021-22

QUETTA, Jun 18 (APP): Balochistan Finance Minister Zahoor Ahmed Buledi said Rs 44.694 billion was allocated for development of health sector in the budget FY 2021-22 while Rs 11.884 billion for its non- development expenditures. He said this while presenting the budget of 2021-22, saying at least 750 new posts would be created in the… Continue reading Rs, 44.694 billion allocated for Health Sector in Balochistan budget 2021-22

Pakistan for joint efforts to achieve disability inclusive health sector

ISLAMABAD, Jun 18 (APP): Pakistan on Friday called for joint efforts to achieve a disability inclusive health sector to envisage a world where every person enjoys the highest attainable standard of health as their fundamental right. “COVID-19 has showed us that a lot more needs to be done to ensure that the needs and requirements… Continue reading Pakistan for joint efforts to achieve disability inclusive health sector

Govt allocates Rs 21.72 billion for health sector projects

ISLAMABAD, Jun 11 (APP): The government has allocated an amount of Rs 21.72 billion for 20 ongoing and 26 new projects in the health sector under Public Sector Development Programme 2021-22. According to the budget document, out of the total allocated amount, an amount of Rs 13.07 billion has been allocated for out-going projects while… Continue reading Govt allocates Rs 21.72 billion for health sector projects

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