Women empowerment crucial for promoting peace and stability: US Envoy

ISLAMABAD, Feb 26 (APP):The US Ambassador to Pakistan, Donald Blome, highlighted on Monday the crucial role women play in promoting peace and stability, said that their inclusion is vital not only for economic benefits but also for societal progress. Speaking at the Breaking Barriers Through Diversity and Inclusivity Conference, Ambassador Blome said that empowering women… Continue reading Women empowerment crucial for promoting peace and stability: US Envoy

COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

ISLAMABAD, Feb 25 (APP):OIC Ministerial Standing Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH) and Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to upscale the engineering capacity of OIC states. The MoU was signed by the Coordinator-General COMSTECH Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary and Secretary/Registrar of the Council, Engr. Dr. Nasir M.… Continue reading COMSTECH, PEC ink MoU to upscale engineering capacity of OIC states

Minister stresses govt role in fostering growth of pharma sector

LAHORE, Feb 22 (APP):Caretaker Punjab Health Minister Professor Dr Javed Akram Thursday said he expected the new government would play its role in promoting the pharmaceutical industry. “Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry has a good position in the world and should be happy over its progress,” the minister said during his visit to 16th Pak Pharma and… Continue reading Minister stresses govt role in fostering growth of pharma sector

Provision of quality healthcare facilities top priority of govt: Nadeem Jan

ISLAMABAD, Feb 14 (APP): Caretaker Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Dr. Nadeem Jan Wednesday said that the provision of quality medical facilities to the public was a top priority of the government. Talking to a Private news channel, the minister said that the government was introducing health reforms to cover essential… Continue reading Provision of quality healthcare facilities top priority of govt: Nadeem Jan

Chairman BoG Ayub Teaching Hospital chairs meeting to enhance healthcare services

ABBOTTABAD, Feb 14 (APP): To improve healthcare services at Ayub Teaching Hospital (ATH) Chairman of Board of Governo Mushtaq Jadoon Wednesday presided over a meeting and emphasized the institution’s commitment to upgrading healthcare services. In the meeting key issues including ongoing developmental initiatives, addressing employee concerns, and evaluating service schedules within the hospital. Chairman Mushtaq… Continue reading Chairman BoG Ayub Teaching Hospital chairs meeting to enhance healthcare services

CM inaugurates medicine warehouse up-gradation project

LAHORE, Feb 12 (APP):Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi inaugurated the expansion and up-gradation project of the state-of-the-art Medicine Warehouse at Gurumangat Road, Gulberg here on Monday. During his visit, he inspected the facility and reviewed the process of storing medicines. He expressed his satisfaction over the meticulous attention to international standards in medication storage. Secretary Health provided… Continue reading CM inaugurates medicine warehouse up-gradation project

Computerised system in teaching hospitals implemented

LAHORE, Feb 12 (APP):The Punjab health department unveiled the successful integration of advanced computerised systems in government teaching hospitals across the province. Under the progressive protocol, individuals seeking medical care at these institutions are now required to carry their identification cards, said a spokesman for the health department. The spokesperson, while underscoring the importance of compliance, emphasized… Continue reading Computerised system in teaching hospitals implemented

Improving patient safety: Collaboration between health institutions stressed

LAHORE, Jan 31 (APP):Institute of Public Health (IPH) head Professor Dr. Zarfashan Tahir Wednesday highlighted the primary goal of healthcare system: ensuring access to quality treatment, while safeguarding patient rights. In a two-day training workshop, organised by the IPH, in collaboration with the Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) here on Wednesday, health professionals and managers gathered… Continue reading Improving patient safety: Collaboration between health institutions stressed

CPSP approves upgradation of DHQ Haripur to teaching hospital

HARIPUR, Jan 26 (APP):The College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) has sanctioned the elevation of the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital of Haripur to the status of a teaching hospital. This decision marks a significant milestone in healthcare provision in the region. According to the details, “Initially, the hospital will establish medical and surgical wards,… Continue reading CPSP approves upgradation of DHQ Haripur to teaching hospital

Delegates from Africa arrive for 3rd Engineering Show in Lahore

Lahore, Jan 18 (APP):Around 50 delegates from Senegal, Gambia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are arriving here for the 3rd Engineering and Healthcare Show from Jan 18-20. Business to business sessions and industry visits have been organized for these delegates, who are interested in agri machinery, cosmetics, kitchenware, construction, home appliances, surgicals and pharmaceutical products from… Continue reading Delegates from Africa arrive for 3rd Engineering Show in Lahore

CG COMSTECH proposes holding of Pak-Afghan joint health forum

ISLAMABAD, Jan 09 (APP): Coordinator General (CG) COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary in a meeting with the Minister for the Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan, Dr. Qalander Ibaad proposed the holding of Pakistan Afghanistan joint health forum. The meeting was held at the COMSTECH Secretariat Islamabad on Tuesday. This pioneering initiative aims to unite… Continue reading CG COMSTECH proposes holding of Pak-Afghan joint health forum

Deputy Commissioner Torghar takes proactive measures to address health department issues

TORGHAR, Jan 03 (APP): Deputy Commissioner Torghar Zia ul Rahman Marwat Wednesday chaired a meeting to tackle a range of issues regarding Health department. The meeting was attended by Deputy District Health Officer (DDHO) Dr. Mudasir Iqbal, EPI Coordinator Dr. Muhammad Rauf, and various other officials, aimed to address key concerns in the healthcare system.… Continue reading Deputy Commissioner Torghar takes proactive measures to address health department issues

CM urges NGOs to work in healthcare as needs of city grow at fast pace

KARACHI, Dec 17 (APP):The Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Justice (Retd), Maqbool Baqar, has said that the healthcare needs of Karachi are growing at a very fast pace, and the addition of hospitals by non-government organizations will help ease the burden of patients in government hospitals. This he said while speaking at a gathering organized to… Continue reading CM urges NGOs to work in healthcare as needs of city grow at fast pace

Pb govt taking steps to improve healthcare facilities: health minister

MULTAN, Nov 16 (APP):Caretaker Provincial Health Minister, Dr. Javid Akram  Thursday said that  Punjab government was taking various steps to provide facilities to people by bringing improvement in it. He stated that government had improved healthcare facilities in all the hospitals of Multan. The problems CPEIC, Children Complex, , Multan Institute of Kidney Diseases, Pak… Continue reading Pb govt taking steps to improve healthcare facilities: health minister

DG Health for adopting preventive measures to cope with Congo Virus

KARACHI, Nov 06 (APP):Given outbreak of Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), 08 persons including health care workers infected in Quetta, Sindh Health Authorities asked all Directors, Medical Superintendents and District Health Officers to adopt preventive and care measures to cope with any situation in this context. The Director General Health Services Sindh, in a letter… Continue reading DG Health for adopting preventive measures to cope with Congo Virus

Govt to ensure common man’s access to basic healthcare: PM

ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 (APP): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Monday said that the government would ensure the common man’s access to the basic healthcare, for it being the right of every citizen. The prime minister, in a meeting with WHO Representative in Pakistan Dr Palitha Mahipala here, appreciated the world health body as well… Continue reading Govt to ensure common man’s access to basic healthcare: PM

KPHCC releases monthly progress report

PESHAWAR, Nov 05 (APP):The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission (KPHCC) released the monthly report (October 2023), highlighting significant developments in healthcare regulation and quality enhancement in the province. According to the report, during the month of October, 2,575 HCEs were registered, and 10,909 were geo-tagged in the field. The Commission regularly provides training to the… Continue reading KPHCC releases monthly progress report

Seminar on pharmacists’ role held at UoM

DIR LOWER, Nov 3 (APP)::A seminar on “Pharmacist as a Member of Healthcare Professional’s Team in Hospital Settings” organized by the Department of Pharmacy, University of Malakand (UoM) at Seminar Hall, Department of Education was held here on Friday. The Resource Person, Dr Muhammad Rehman, Assistant Registrar Pharmacy Council, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also attended… Continue reading Seminar on pharmacists’ role held at UoM

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