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Pakistan to immunize more than 90 million children against measles and rubella ISLAMABAD, (VOM) – Dr. Faisal Sultan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, launched a nationwide campaign to immunise more than 90 million children against the deadly measles and rubella diseases across Pakistan, in what is bound to become one of the...

2 years old single patient in Pakistan suffering from metabolic disease
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2 years old single patient in Pakistan suffering from metabolic disease

Sialkot: (VOM) Two-year-old Azbah Shireen , the only patient in Pakistan suffering from a type of metabolic disease called mitochondrial trifunctional protein deficiency, is in critical condition. She has Already lost her three brothers at the average age of 14 months. Metabolic diseases are also called inborn error. Children with these diseases inherit certain types...

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Tobacco Control Pakistan

Civil society urges the government to adopt an independent National Tobacco Control Policy (NTCP) to minimize reliance on international institutions. Islamabad : Tobacco use is one of the major causes of death in the world. In Pakistan, tobacco kills more than 160,100 persons yearly. FCTC emphasizes on member countries to take a step forward and...

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*Deworming school-aged children for a safe and healthy future* Islamabad : “School-based Deworming Program in Islamabad Capital Territory” will conduct 3rd Annual Mass Deworming Campaign from 30th August 2021 till 4th September 2021. The school-based deworming program which is set to be conducted from 30th August 2021 till 4th Spetember 2021, will target 574,000 school-age...

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Unicef & WHO

2.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine supplied through COVAX start being rolled out in Pakistan   ISLAMABAD, 2.5 million doses of Moderna (mRNA-1273) COVID-19 vaccines supplied through the COVAX Facility’s dose-sharing mechanism, and donated by the United States, started being distributed by the Government of Pakistan to vaccinate priority groups across the country, in line...

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WHO – UNITED NATIONS

*A unified and whole-of-system approach necessary to make sure every child in Pakistan is vaccinated, UNICEF and WHO* Islamabad: UNICEF and WHO have applauded the Government of Pakistan’s continued efforts to eradicate polio. The UN agencies commended the concerted efforts made to make sure vaccination programmes continued even during COVID-19 surges in the country. At...