Torghar women dying due to absence of health facilities

Azmat Hussain Nasir Hussain’s wife fell ill while she pregnant with her first child. Mr Hussain, a resident of Torghar carried her to district headquarters...

International Nurses Day: highlighting the role of nurses in health system

Naheed Jahangir Zubaidah Khanum, a resident of Charsadda started her nursing career some 22 years ago. Those days nursing was not considered an honorable profession...

Polio teams in North Waziristan were engaged in fake markings

Abdul Sattar Health authorities in North Waziristan have confirmed that the polio teams were engaged in fake markings which led to the emergence of two...

North Waziristan reports another polio case

North Waziristan reported another polio case on Friday bringing up the Pakistan’s tally to two for the 2022. Pakistan National Polio Laboratory at the National...
Bill Gates.commends Army's anti-polio efforts.

PM, Gates discuss the cooperation to eradicate polio virus

Shaheen Afridi Microsoft founder and co-chair of the Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has assured Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif of his full support...

Mashoom Health App – saving maternal and infant lives in merged areas

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has launched the Mashoom Health application as part of its Special Emphasis Programmes (SEP) to reduce maternal and infant mortality rates...

Fact check: Covid-19 vaccine do not cause facial hair among women 

Shahzeb Afridi One of the many rumors surrounding the Covid-19 vaccine is that the facial hair grows on women's faces once they receive the jabs. In...

Fact check: No evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing irregular periods

Rifaqatullah Razarwal Seemara, 32, a resident of Chamkani area of Peshawar, started having high temperatures, while she was pregnant. When she consulted a doctor, he...

Fact check: Doctors debunk claim of people dying two years after Covid-19 vaccination

Misbauddin Utmani There is no truth in rumors circulating online claiming those who receive the Covid-19 vaccine will die within two years. Earlier a WhatsApp message...

Fact check: Covid-19 vaccine is not harmful for pregnant women

Ayesha Yousfzai Deluge of rumors regarding Covid-19 vaccines on social media created many apprehensions among pregnant women about the vaccine impact on health of fetus. They...

WHO extends travel restrictions on Pakistan for another three months over poliovirus fears

The World Health Organization (WHO) has extended travel restrictions on Pakistan for three more months over transferring of poliovirus to Malawi. The travel ban on...

Consanguineous marriages and their detrimental outcomes in Pakistan

Palwasha Asif My house help Najma was married off to her cousin when she was 18 years old. It was her parent’s last wish to...