Tag: health

Major health risks associated with fast food use and alarming need of community awareness

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Food is a necessary requirement of body but it is important to consider that what is eaten and what must be left. Now a day there is a trend of fast food/junk food. Fast food is basically a kind of food that is cooked and served promptly. This type of food is less important in nutrition content […]…Read More

History from “One Medicine” to “One Health”

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article image It was Calvin Schwabe’s thorough rethinking of the concept of “one medicine” in 1976 that fully recognized the close systemic interaction of humans and animals for nutrition, livelihood and health. International organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have institutionalized “one medicine” partly as Veterinary Public Health […]…Read More

Pak-Sino Health Diplomacy: A novel paradigm for CPEC project

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article image The global developments are shifting the nature of human interaction across a wide range of social sphere including the economic, political, cultural, health and environmental. Globalization is driving a world system comprising national economies and societies that are increasingly influenced by factors outside their borders. Contemporary globalization is a driving force behind the rise of […]…Read More

Effects of contaminated water on health and environment

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Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. Water pollution affects the entire biosphere plants and organisms living in these bodies of water. In almost […]…Read More

Pakistan’s National Health Vision is synchronized with SDGs

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Minister for National Health Services, Regulations, and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar said that Pakistan was completely dedicated to accomplishing the wellbeing related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the eighth Annual Public Health Conference, she said that Pakistan received SDGs in February 2016 through a parliamentary determination that was passed collectively, and Pakistan’s National Health […]…Read More

Gallup Pakistan reported Pakistan cannot meet MDGs on health

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Pakistan was unable to meet its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on health and ranks 149 in 188 countries in the first global assessment of countries according to the report by Gallup Pakistan short roundup of health infrastructure in Pakistan 2000-2015 based on Pakistan Economic Survey 2015-2016. Pakistan’s most ignored chunks of healthcare are the provision […]…Read More