Vitiligo and its perception among public

Rani Andaleeb Vitiligo is a skin condition, wherein white patches develop on the skin. The illness can affect any part of the skin. Nasreen Jabeen, a...
dengue

Dengue cases on the rise in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Anila Nayab Dengue fever reaches epidemic proportions every monsoon and hundreds of patients are admitted in hospital this year too. Dengue is viral infection and...

Government hospitals are unjustifiably reviled despite offering good services

Anila Nayab In case of persistent fever, one should immediately consult a doctor as fever is not an illness on its own, rather, symptomatic of...

No end in sight to Panadol shortage

Naheed Jehangir Panadol and Paracetamol tablets are being sold in market either at high prices or being black-marketed due to these medicines shortage in the...

Fact check: Doctors rule out rumors of lumpy skin human transmission

Rifaqatullah Razarwal A local allergy treatment center in Charsadda district has claimed zoonosis or transmission of lumpy skin diseases to the humans and several people...
Tank attack on police team guarding polio campaign

Two cops on polio duty martyred in Tank district attack

Ghulam Akbar Marwat Two police were martyred when unidentified assailants police personnel guarding a polio campaign in the southern Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on...

Sehat Card Plus scheme to cover more diseases

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sehat Card Plus programme Dr Muhammad Riaz Tanoli has said that government was expanding the coverage of health of health...

Polio cases surged to 14 after North Waziristan reports another case

Abdul Sattar Pakistan tally of polio cases this year surged to 14 after another case was polio from North Waziristan was confirmed. The polio virus was...
PHC issues stay order against school teachers' polio duty

Appointment of non-local nurses in merged areas challenged in PHC

Tayyab Muhammadzai A petitioner has challenged the appointment of over 400 nurses in the merged districts at the Peshawar High Court. The petitioner, Amanullah a resident...

Pakistan Covid-19 positivity jumps to 3.9pc with about 700 cases

Pakistan has recorded nearly 700 Covid-19 cases on Friday with country’s positivity ratio surging to 3.9 percent. National Institute of Health said that over past...

Two policemen and polio worker shot dead in North Waziristan attack

Shaheen Afridi Two police personnel and a polio worker were shot dead while a child was injured when unidentified attackers opened fire on polio team...

The looming end of Sehat Card scheme for merged areas worries tribesmen

Watan Zeb Rehman Gul (not his real name), a resident of Ladha tehsil of South Waziristan district consulted a Dera Ismail Khan based Ophthalmologist some...