Health precautions for children with onset of winter season

One child dies of Pneumonia every 39 seconds across the World, according to UNICEF. Despite a decrease in infant mortality rate of Pakistan from 62 per 1,000 live births in 2018 to 56 per 1,000 live births in 2022, Pneumonia is still the number one killer in Pakistan, with 70,000 deaths per year.… Continue

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Aga Khan University Hospital regional laboratories receive College of American Pathologists Accreditation

They say ‘Quality is a journey, not a destination.’ This is fully embodied in the DNA of the Aga Khan University Hospital, where Quality, as one of our four guiding principles, along with Relevance, Access and Impact, is constantly invested in and progressed upon.… Continue

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Sehat Kahani and Jubilee Life Insurance hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness event at the Presidency

The session was chaired by the Honorable First Lady of Pakistan, Begum Samina Arif Alvi. The objective of this event along with spreading awareness was to share the battles of breast cancer survivors to motivate more people to come forward to talk about this deadly disease.… Continue

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Haniya Minhas brings bronze for Pakistan from Eddie Herr International Championship

Pakistan’s 12-year-old tennis prodigy – Haniya Minhas has won bronze in the international tennis tournament, held in US. Haniya’s training and sports activities have been supported by the ‘Bilquis & Abdul Razak Dawood’ (BARD) Foundation, since she was only 9 years of age.… Continue

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UNAIDS and Ministry of Health Commemorate World AIDS Day

Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, in collaboration with Common Management Unit for AIDS, TB and Malaria, UNAIDS, WHO, UNDP UNICEF, UNFPA, UNODC, APLHIV commemorated World AIDS Day 2022. This year theme of the World AIDS Day is “Equalize”, this slogan is a call to action to increase availability, quality of services for HIV treatment, testing and prevention.… Continue

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Roche and Greenstar collaborate for early effective treatment of women’s cancers

Breast Cancer, Cervical and Ovarian Cancers remain the leading cause of mortality among women in Pakistan. The increasing burden of Women’s Cancers was discussed with Azra Pechuho, Sindh Health Minister, during the Roche and Greenstar pilot project launch that aims to design, develop and demonstrate scalable service delivery models that improve access to screening, early detection and treatment of Women’s Cancers.… Continue

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Governor Sindh inaugurated third table tennis championship league in Karachi

The third table tennis championship league was held in Karachi Gym Khana in which Governor Sindh Kamran Tessori was the chief guest whose guests. Governor Sindh reveal the Trophy and started 5-day competitions. The third table tennis champion league will continue for five days.… Continue

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Matrix Pharma leads initiatives to raise awareness of Iron Deficiency

  • Iron Deficiency Day unites a strong international coalition dedicated to raising international awareness on the serious health impact of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia
  • Patient access to diagnosis and treatment of iron deficiency directly affected by COVID-19 pandemic
  • This year, spotlight is on raising awareness on symptoms and importance of early diagnosis

Matrix Pharma took a lead today, in view of ‘World Iron Deficiency Day’, for the advocacy and awareness on ‘Iron Deficiency in Pakistan’ with the aim to educate people about the importance of iron for the body and what can happen if iron levels are not properly managed.… Continue

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ChildLife signs MoU with Italian Hospital

A MoU signed between Istituto Giannina Gaslini, Italy and ChildLife Foundation. The Consulate of Italy, the Istituto Giannina Gaslini, largest pediatric care hospital in Northern Italy and ChildLife Foundation are promoting an important collaboration in the field of children health care with the objective of saving lives through better use of pediatric emergency rooms and telemedicine services.… Continue

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TCL brings the biggest eSports Football Gaming Competition with a massive prize of over PKR. 1.5 million

To celebrate the spirit of eSports, Pakistan’s No.1 LED TV brand, TCL Electronics, brings the biggest Football E-Gaming Event, “TCL Gamers League 2022,” with a massive prize pool of PKR 1.5 million.

Registration for the league has started. Mark your calendars for the 12th and 13th of November for the Karachi Qualifier, which will be held at Lucky One Mall, and the 18th and 19th of November for Lahore Qualifier followed by Grand Finale on the 20th November at Packages Mall.… Continue

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foodpanda partners with Reckitt to donate and raise awareness for breast cancer

foodpanda has partnered with Reckitt to raise awareness about breast cancer in Pakistan. The MOU for the partnership was signed recently, under the terms of which both parties will make a donation for every unit of Veet sold till October, 2023 through pandamart.… Continue

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Shifa International Hospitals has substantially increased in volume of OPD and IPD visits

Topline Securities organized Corporate Briefing Session (CBS) of Shifa International Hospitals (SHFA) yesterday to discuss company’s financial results and future outlook.

Management informed that the performance of the hospital has substantially increased in volume of OPD and IPD visits. OPD visits are up 16% YoY to 378,011 visits and IPD visits are up 11% YoY to 149,371 visits in FY22.… Continue

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PTCL Group marks conclusion of month-long Breast Cancer awareness campaign

Pakistan’s largest telecommunication group – PTCL & Ufone 4G concluded its month-long breast cancer awareness campaign by organizing a webinar in collaboration with Maroof International Hospital, Islamabad to sensitize its female employees regarding the prevention and early detection of the disease.… Continue

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Visa and Crypto.com Fuse Football, Art, and NFTs for fan experience ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Visa (V: NYSE), the exclusive payment services partner of FIFA, today unveiled Visa Masters of Movement, a first-of its-kind hybrid experience featuring a pre-event NFT auction and immersive activation for fans at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The Visa Masters of Movement auction features digital art inspired by iconic goals from five legendary footballers that have been minted into unique NFTs, available now on Crypto.com.… Continue

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Dawlance employees’ generous donation to Indus Hospital to support flood-victims

Dawlance is an industry-leading enterprise in Pakistan with a generous Corporate Social Responsibility doctrine, to sponsor resourceful initiatives for socio-economic development. Inspired to contribute towards humanitarian well-being, the company’s employees have also collected and donated a generous amount to Indus Hospital Karachi, recently, for providing quality healthcare to the large population impacted by devastating rainstorms and super-floods, this year.… Continue

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OGDCL holds a 3-day free eye surgical camp for marginalised communities

The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), in collaboration with Al-Shifa Eye Trust Hospital Sukkur, held its second three days Free Eye Surgical Camps at the Rural Health Centre Ranipur to ensure the availability of health services to the poor and marginalised communities of Sukkur.… Continue

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METRO commemorates ‘Pinktober’ for breast cancer awareness

METRO, the leading international wholesale company, in collaboration with Chughtai Lab, Pink Ribbon, and the Indus Hospital & Health Network (IHHN), commemorated ‘Pinktober’ – the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Educational sessions were conducted by qualified Oncologists at all METRO stores around the country and the Head Office for over 300 female employees.… Continue

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Jazz supports the nationwide breast cancer awareness campaign

Aimed at raising awareness on breast cancer, Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital operator and the largest internet and broadband service provider, conducted month-long campaigns to drive reinforcement for prevention, reminder of periodic checkups, and educate the masses including its own employees.

Pakistan has the highest incidence of breast cancer among Asian countries; one in nine women is at risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer, and 40,000 women die of breast cancer every year, out of which only 19,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer.… Continue

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Meezan Bank to finance Solar Panels System for Indus Hospital

Meezan Bank- Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank has donated Rs. 35 million to Indus Hospital & Health Network for installation of a solar panels system. The initiative is part of the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability initiatives for 2022 and will provide financing to cover part of the 1.2MW solar power project being installed on the hospital’s rooftop.… Continue

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Breast Cancer Day Seminar at Iqra University North Campus

Breast cancer develops in women when abnormal changes in the breast appear that regulate the growth of cells that develop in the breast. These views were expressed by Dr. Zubaida Qazi, Founder & President of PINK Pakistan Trust, to the Iqra University North Campus.… Continue

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Ordercall makes virtual healthcare coverage accessible to retailers with medIQ

Ordercall, one of Pakistan’s fastest-growing B2B startups, has signed an MoU with medIQ smart healthcare, Pakistan’s first integrated virtual-care platform, to provide healthcare solutions to Pakistan’s retailers.

Through this partnership, Ordercall customers will have access to virtual care services, including comprehensive Out-Patient Department (OPD) coverage, as well as Health and Life Insurance cash benefits upon achieving strategic targets on the Ordercall App.… Continue

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Tamasha brings ad-free live streaming of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Tamasha, Pakistan’s largest homegrown OTT platform in terms of content catalogue and the highest number of downloads of over 10 million, is live streaming all the matches from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in high definition and exclusively ad-free for smartphone users.… Continue

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Breast Cancer detection and treatment will be available in KP

The Public Health Association (PHA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with the Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine (IRNUM) held an awareness session on the Breast Cancer Early Detection Initiative of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today. Taimur Khan Jhagra, KP Health and Finance Minister, who was the Chief Guest at the occasion, said the KP government is committed to provide high quality care to Breast Cancer patients with testing facilities in seven districts. … Continue

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NBP organizes breast cancer awareness session at Head Office

National Bank of Pakistan is committed towards the health and wellness of its employees and their dependents. As part of Pinktober – Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Bank’s Human Resource Management Group arranged a Breast Cancer Awareness session in collaboration with OMI Hospital.… Continue

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Seminar on the occasion of “World Osteoporosis Day” at Iqra University North Campus.

About 8 million bone fractures occur in the world every year due to osteoporosis. Attainment of SDG 3 and SDG 17 is essential to achieving good health and well-being. Dr Rubina Tahir.

According to an estimate, more or less 8 million bone fractures occur yearly due to osteoporosis.… Continue

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