Tag: dengue

Samsung helps KP government to encounter dengue

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article image To support the initiative of Governments of KP to encounter of Dengue, Samsung Electronics shifting its mobile Health Van to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) taking a generous humanitarian activity in Pakistan.This mobile Health Van will offer diagnosis and treatment to dengue patientswhile working in main Peshawar areas. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne painful and debilitating disease. […]…Read More

Notorious tiny creature – Dengue Virus

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article image According to a famous saying of Winston Churchill, "However, beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results". This quote can be applied to our programs and strategies for the control of Dengue Virus at provincial and national levels. If we look at the recent history of Dengue Virus in Pakistan, in November, 2010, more than 21,204 people were diagnosed with dengue fever and the severity of epidemic was greatest in Lahore. Despite the efforts of the…Read More

ICTs role in dengue eradication manifested

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) has come forward to aid health sector and is developing a set of technological tools that will help to efficiently monitor and use resources for dengue eradication. The project is titled as "Dengue Epidemic Surveillance Modelling, Visualization, and Response Management System." According to the sources, the Ministry is to develop strong suite of tools that will account for exploration, visualization,…Read More

ICTs role in dengue eradication underway

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article image Staff Report ISB: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) has come forward to aid health sector and is developing a set of technological tools that will help to efficiently monitor and use resources for dengue eradication. The project is titled as "Dengue Epidemic Surveillance Modelling, Visualization, and Response Management System." According to the sources, the Ministry is to develop strong suite of tools that will account for exploration, visualization, monitoring…Read More

Controlling the Spread of Dengue and Congo fever

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article image A Public awareness seminar cum meeting of health professionals societies as joint venture was organized by Prof. Sherwani, a renowned medical microbiologist at Federal Urdu University Karachi. It was largely attended by teachers, scientists, laboratory workers and students. This joint venture of professional’s societies American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Biosafety Association of Pakistan (BSAP), Medical Microbiology Association of Pakistan (MMAP) and Technology Times, Islamabad…Read More

Android being used to control dengue outbreak

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is using 1,500 Android phones to predict dengue fever outbreak. To verify the trends in the country, Google Dengue Trends will be checked and compared. This highlights the importance of digital data collection.Lahore has been facing the attack of dengue virus uptill last year. Dengue is a mosquito transmitted disease and due to unhealthy conditions filled with lack of environmental measures of cleanliness, it has been able to spread out. More than 16,000 people have…Read More