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Rise in Adeno Virus cases in Karachi amid changing winds

As the direction of winds changes in Karachi, a surge in viral infections, including the Adeno virus, has been reported,...

Published: 20 Feb, 2024

Caretaker federal health minister implements ban on sugary items to promote public health

In a landmark move aimed at promoting public health, the caretaker federal health minister has announced a ban on the...

Published: 16 Feb, 2024

Rising cold in Karachi sparks surge in cough, cold, and flu

As Karachi experiences a notable increase in cold weather, the city is witnessing a rapid spread of cough, cold, and...

Published: 05 Jan, 2024

National Institute of Health issues advisory on new COVID-19 variant JN1

The National Institute of Health in Islamabad has released an advisory regarding the emergence of the new variant JN1 of...

Published: 03 Jan, 2024

Annual report reveals remarkable decline in Malaria and Dengue cases in Sindh

The Health Department of Sindh released its annual comparison report, showcasing significant progress in the battle against various diseases in...

Published: 29 Dec, 2023

Rabies vaccine scarce in Karachi

Concerns have arisen over the unavailability of rabies vaccines in Karachi, despite the Health Department's spokesperson confirming the widespread availability...

Published: 18 Dec, 2023

Caretaker Health Minister announces upgrade of 500 primary healthcare centers across Pakistan

Caretaker Federal Health Minister, Dr Nadeem Jan, has unveiled plans to upgrade 500 primary healthcare centers across Pakistan within the...

Published: 29 Nov, 2023

Mask up: Sindh govt escalates efforts to combat surging smog in Karachi

In response to the alarming surge in smog levels, the interim government of Sindh has intensified its measures to address...

Published: 28 Nov, 2023

Nationwide crackdown targets illegal drug profiteering and fake medicines in Pakistan

In response to rising concerns, the caretaker Federal Minister for Health, Dr. Nadeem Jan, has initiated a nationwide crackdown on...

Published: 20 Nov, 2023

Lahore ranks second most polluted city globally; heavy smog triggers closures and health concerns

Lahore, the eastern Pakistani city, has been ranked as the second most polluted city in the world, according to the...

Published: 16 Nov, 2023

Congo Virus confirmed in Karachi, health dept takes precautionary measures

Health authorities in Karachi have confirmed a case of the Congo virus in the city, prompting the Health Department to...

Published: 09 Nov, 2023

Malaria cases surge in Karachi: 19 new cases reported in the last 24 hours

The city of Karachi is witnessing a surge in malaria cases, with 19 new cases reported in the last 24...

Published: 07 Nov, 2023

Sindh government activates measures to combat Congo Virus influx from Balochistan

In response to an influx of Congo virus cases from Balochistan, the Sindh government has taken immediate and proactive measures...

Published: 07 Nov, 2023

Congo Virus cases in Balochistan prompt red alert; 16 lives lost, 9 patients shifted to Karachi

Balochistan has declared a red alert as cases of Congo virus fever continue to rise, claiming 16 lives in the...

Published: 06 Nov, 2023

Polio detected in Karachi sewage sample, raises Pakistan's 2023 tally to 55

A sewage sample from Karachi has tested positive for polio, raising Pakistan's polio detection tally for the year 2023 to...

Published: 03 Nov, 2023

Experts emphasize zinc supplements to combat diarrhea deaths in Pakistan

Medical experts are raising concerns over the alarming rate of diarrhea cases in Pakistan, with over one million reported monthly,...

Published: 31 Oct, 2023

Second Naegleria-related death in a week raises concerns in Karachi

Sindh health authorities reported a second death within a week from Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, in...

Published: 31 Oct, 2023

New study urges tobacco harm reduction to save 1.2m lives in Pakistan

A groundbreaking research study titled ‘Integrating Harm Reduction Into Tobacco Control’ has unveiled a potential life-saving strategy for Pakistan, suggesting...

Published: 26 Oct, 2023

Sindh Halth Department halts funding to private institutions pending audit

The Sindh Health Department has taken the initiative to suspend funding to private institutions until audit reports are submitted. The...

Published: 23 Oct, 2023