Tag: health

Capital city prone to serious health hazard, PCRWR report

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Residents of capital city are prone to serious health hazard due to lack of proper disposal of municipal waste has intensified the microbial contamination of drinking water in Islamabad. No improvement since 2,000 has been seen in water quality of Islamabad, according to latest water quality analysis of major cities of Pakistan-2015-16. Pakistan Council for […]…Read More

ZIKA VIRUS: AN EMERGING THREAT TO HUMAN HEALTH NATIONAL AND GLOBAL SCENARIO

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article image A new emerging mosquito borne virus (Flaviviridae), first segregated in 1947 from a Rhesus monkey present in Zika forest of East African country Uganda, is the Zika virus. Its transmission is mainly by the bite of Aedes mosquitoes. In sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia, there were occasional cases after first Zika virus emergence. The outbreaks […]…Read More

Meditation therapy and its effects on health

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Meditation is the practice of deep concentration of mind. Meditation has been around for thousands of years. Evidence of the practice can be found throughout history in many different religions and different places of world. People use alcohol, smoking and other narcotics to relax their minds, these medicines for instance suspended their consciousness but in […]…Read More

AJ&K Health minister Dr. Naqi visit to CIS Telemedicine center

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The Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Finance, Planning & Development and Health Dr Muhammad Najeeb Naqi recently visited the COMSATS Internet Services (CIS) Tele Medicine Resource Center at Islamabad for a demonstration of Telemedicine services offered by COMSATS Internet Services. Dr. Khalid Rafique, Director General AJK IT Board accompanied the honourable Minister. Mr. Muhammad Hassan, Project […]…Read More

“Valuing Health Loss from Water Contamination and Household Defensive Behavior”

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Usman Institute of Technology (UIT), leading science and technology institution of Pakistan, recently organized a seminar titled “Valuing Health Loss in Karachi City from Water Contamination and Household Defensive Behavior” for presenting findings and discuss in detail their solutions from the HEC-funded research project. Notables from Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), World […]…Read More

Pet’s vaccination inevitable for both pet’s and owner’s health

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Vaccinations have become commonplace for dogs today, as they can effectively prevent potentially serious canine diseases like distemper, rabies, and hepatitis. Not only can regular vaccinations protect your pet’s health, they can also keep the human members of your family healthy as well — some canine illnesses can be transferred to humans. While annual vaccinations have been the general […]…Read More

RICKETTSIOSIS: A NEGLECTED ONE HEALTH THREAT

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Pakistan is the 4th largest milk producing country of the world. Total annual milk production of Pakistan is 34 million tons. A big portion (58%) of this production is obtained from buffaloes. So, the livestock is considered as an asset for the people of Pakistan. Healthy livestock means more production, prosperous farmers and ultimately progressing […]…Read More

Speakers term successful implementation on health related SDGs key to improve health services

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Islamabad: strengthening institutional networks and capacities would play key role in successful implementation of health related SDGs. The failure in achieving MDGs should be taken as lesson learned opportunity and hence, to be forward looking by identifying and redressing the gaps in implementation so that health services could be improved across Pakistan.     . The speakers […]…Read More

Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

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The Pacific-based El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), an approximately semi-decadal cycle, influences much of the world’s regional weather patterns. Climate change is increasing the frequency and/or amplitude of El Niño. It defined well how climatic extremes events can effect on human health. The two important categories of climatic extremes are first is simple extremes of […]…Read More