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Number of dengue cases in Balochistan rises to 2,527

Ninety-one cases of dengue were reported in three districts of Balochistan in September, according to Balochistan’s Health Director-General Dr Kamalan Ghichki.  The affected districts are Lasbela, Gwadar and Kech. Lasbela has been the worst affected with 43 cases this month, said Dr Ghichki. No cases have been reported from Quetta …

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Three more infected by Congo virus in Balochistan

QUETTA: Three more Congo virus patients were brought to Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital that has put the number of people infected by the fatal disease in the province so far to 25. “These patients brought to the hospital from different areas of northern Balochistan,” hospital sources said, adding that the …

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Prevalence of diabetes rises by up to 60pc in Balochistan: experts

KARACHI: Due to the prevailing law and order situation and lack of recreational facilities in Balochistan, prevalence of diabetes in the violence-ravaged province has increased by up to 60 percent, more than double the overall prevalence of the disease in Pakistan which is around 26 percent, experts claimed on Saturday. …

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Congo fever patient admitted to hospital

QUETTA: A patient likely to be suffering from Congo virus was admitted to the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital on Thursday.  The patient belonging to Pishin district was brought to the hospital with bleeding from mouth and nose and high fever. The hospital officials said that the patient was admitted to …

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صحت ترجیح مگر، بی ایم سی ہسپتال کا آئی سی یو غیر فعال،لواحقین مریضوں کو نجی ہسپتالوں میں منتقل کرنے پر مجبور

کوئٹہ: سابق ادوارکی طرح موجودہ حکومت کے دورمیں بھی محکمہ صحت میں تبدیلی کے دعوے اخباری بیانات تک محدودہیں،بی ایم سی ہسپتال میں انتہائی نگہداشت کاوارڈآئی سی یوگزشتہ8ماہ سے غیرفعال ہے جس کی وجہ سے ہنگامی صورتحال میں ورثاء اپنے مریضوں کوسول یانجی ہسپتال منتقل کرنے پرمجبورہیں،تاہم غریب افرادنجی ہسپتالوں …

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UN: 20 Million Children Missing Out on Life-Saving Vaccines

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Two leading UN agencies report nearly 20 million children worldwide—more than one in 10—were not vaccinated against killer diseases, such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus in 2018.  Global life-saving vaccine coverage remains at 86 percent.  This is high, but the World Health Organization says it is not high enough.  …

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4 more polio cases found in KP and Balochistan, taking year’s total to 41

Four cases of polio were reported from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan on Monday, taking the total number of cases detected across the country this year so far to 41. According to the KP Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), two new cases of polio were found in Bannu district; the crippling disease …

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Hundreds of HIV-Infected Pakistani Children Left Untreated

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – The U.N. World Health Organization says hundreds of HIV positive children in Pakistan cannot get treatment because there are not enough antiretroviral drugs in the country. The children are in Larkana, a poverty-stricken district in southern Sindh province, where during the past six weeks nearly 785 people …

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