WAPDA crowned 10th National Archery Champion 2023

WAPDA reigned supreme in archery as it was crowned National Archery Champion 2023. WAPDA won 10th DHA National Archery Championship with three gold, two bronze and one silver medals, while Pakistan Army finished as the runners-up with two gold, three silver and one bronze medals in the event.… Continue

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Al-Shifa Trust announces “Vision 2028” expansion plan.

The Al-Shifa Trust President, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Rehmat Khan has said that due to the increase in diabetes, and unawareness, the number of eye patients is increasing significantly in Pakistan. Therefore, we have planned to double our capacity over the next five years to serve the masses better.… Continue

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First ever ‘Bankers Cup Cricket Tournament’ to begin at Naya Nazimabad in Ramadan

For the first time in the cricket history of Pakistan, major commercial banks will be participating in a cricket tournament that will be held this Ramadan at Naya Nazimabad. The management of Naya Nazimabad is organising the tournament as the ninth version of the renowned ‘Ramadan Cricket Tournament’ titled “Naya Nazimabad Bankers Cup 2023”.… Continue

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7th PARCO T20 Cup: OGDCL emerging as champions of the tournament

The 7th edition of Pak-Arab Refinery Ltd. (PARCO) T20 Cricket Tournament reached its conclusion with an exciting final between Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd. (OGDCL), and Pakistan State Oil Ltd. (PSO) at Moin Khan Academy, Karachi. The much-anticipated match saw a thrilling display of cricketing talent and sportsmanship from both sides, as they battled it out to claim the coveted trophy.… Continue

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Public health role crucial in fighting blindness, says Al-Shifa Trust.

President Al-Shifa Trust Maj. Gen. (R) Rehmat Khan on Monday said vision impairment and eye disease are major problems and proper public health interventions can reduce the prevalence of blindness in Pakistan.

The current annual cost of vision impairment and eye disease in the world runs in hundreds of billions of dollars, which include the impact of lost productivity, diminished quality of life, increased depression, etc.,… Continue

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Dr. Ruediger Lotz, German Consul General visits Dowites78 Operation Theatre Complex

Dr. Ruediger Lotz, Consul General of Germany at Karachi, visited the Dowites78 Operation Theatre Complex. He was received by Prof Dr Shafiq ur Rehman, General Secretary, and the senior management of DOTs. He was accompanied by Mr. Muhammad Usman from AHK Dubai.… Continue

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BankIslami Signs MoU with Karachi Kings to become their platinum sponsor

Pakistan’s leading Islamic financial institution, BankIslami, has signed an MoU to join forces with Karachi Kings, as they become platinum sponsors to the franchise, marking their presence in the most anticipated cricketing event of the year, Pakistan Super League season 8.… Continue

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Islamabad United Partners with Ufone for PSL8

Islamabad United, the most successful franchise in HBL PSL history and the winner of the first and third editions of the tournament, is happy to announce that Ufone 4G will be the official telecommunications partner for the franchise for PSL 8.… Continue

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PQA has signed an MoU with Alkhidmat Karachi for employees’ medical facilities.

The agreement was signed during a ceremony at the office of the Port Qasim Authority in the presence of Alkhidmat’s Executive Director Rashid Qureshi, Secretary Port Qasim Authority Tipu Sultan Sheikh, Senior Superintendent Alkhidmat Fareeda Yaqoob Hospital Dr Zafar Iqbal and other officials.… Continue

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GTR Tyre has sponsored the team of Peshawar Zalmi

GTR Tyre has sponsored the team of Peshawar Zalmi for the upcoming Pakistan Super League season 8th. Peshawar Zalmi under the sponsorship will use the logo of GTR.

A ceremony to mark the partnership is to be held soon. Chief Executive GTR Hussain Kuli Khan said that the sponsorship is to highlight GTR Manifesto ‘The Generation of Achievers’.… Continue

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Aga Khan University and the Government of Sindh conduct training of Doctors.

Aga Khan University, today, completed a 2-day training session of over 90 doctors from across 30 districts of Sindh, on life saving interventions, including CPR and Bleeding Control. The training was conducted under the ambit of the Pakistan Life Savers Programme (PLSP) hosted in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Government of Sindh, who identified and nominated the participating doctors for the programme.… Continue

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PTCL Group brings the biggest E-Sports gaming competition – ‘GameKey Arena’

Pakistan’s largest telecommunications group – PTCL & Ufone 4G – is bringing aboard professional and aspiring gamers from across Pakistan to compete in a thrilling PUBG MOBILE tournament on its gaming platform, ‘GameKey’. PTCL Group launched GameKey – a one-window access platform to a curated selection of the most popular online games to provide a seamless and rewarding playing experience to all gamers.… Continue

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AKUH’s pharmacy trainee programme

The Aga Khan University Hospital’s flagship Pharmacy Trainee Programme has received the coveted American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation for International Pharmacy Practice Residency Programmes (IPPR), becoming the first academic medical centre outside the United States, the third international hospital and the first in Pakistan, to receive the prestigious three-year accreditation.… Continue

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The vaccination helps reduce complications for pregnant women suffering from the COVID-19 Omicron variant.

In its latest ‘2022 INTERCOVID Study’ conducted in 41 hospitals across 18 countries, including the Aga Khan University Hospital in Pakistan, the global network led by the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute (OMPHI) at the University of Oxford has cited that pregnant women who were vaccinated, were well protected against severe COVID-19 symptoms and complications and had a very low risk of admission to an intensive care unit.… Continue

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Tetra Pak supports Islamabad United as a nutrition partner for the fifth year

Tetra Pak Pakistan announced the renewal of its partnership with Islamabad United as its official nutrition partner during the upcoming season 8 of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), scheduled to kick off on February 13. The agreement was signed during a special ceremony hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in Lahore on January 12, 2023.… Continue

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Shell Pakistan is the official fueling partner of Multan Sultans for PSL Season 8

Shell Pakistan announced the continuation of its sponsorship of Multan Sultans team in the HBL Pakistan Super League Season 8, scheduled to begin in February 2023. Shell is extending its power-packed partnership for the 3rd year with the same team in the PSL tournament, which engages millions of cricket enthusiasts every year.… Continue

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Partnership in supporting childhood growth through good nutrition takes flight.

Abbott and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) teamed up to educate on how good nutrition can support childhood growth and bring awareness to the issues of malnutrition and stunting. Passengers on PIA domestic flights will receive materials on how to recognise and address picky eating behaviour and ideas to engage kids in the kitchen; board games, colouring books and puzzles will be provided to keep children entertained on board.… Continue

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Telenor Pakistan joins hands with Roche Diagnostics to raise health awareness.

Telenor Pakistan and Roche Diagnostics have joined hands to raise awareness about top prevailing diseases in Pakistan — through the network’s mobile health services — Khushaal Aangan, Khushaal Zamindar, Khushaal Sehat and Healthline IVR and Mobile App.

Under the partnership agreement, Telenor Pakistan will send awareness text messages to its customers and host live shows to create reliable awareness about diabetes, its symptoms, and the need for referral to the doctor, along with other diseases.… Continue

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Pride of the Nation, AKU’s Dr Bhutta stresses on maternal and child health

Given the disproportionately high rate of girls who become mothers under the age of 18 in underserved segments of society and in lower and middle income countries, adolescent and maternal well-being needs to be put at the centre of global health and development.… Continue

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DP World announced as International League T20 Title Sponsor

International League T20 and DP World have today jointly announced a five-year title sponsorship that will see the upcoming six-team franchise competition, the International League T20 named as the DP World International League T20.

The agreement comes as 84 international cricket stars from across the world, such as Andre Russell, Shimron Hetmyer, Moeen Ali, Kieron Pollard and Wanindu Hasaranga, a number of  shining Associate players, including Paul Stirling, Mark Watt and David Wiese, as well as 24 of UAE’s current and rising talents, look to converge on the UAE and prepare for the inaugural season of UAE’s home-grown T20 competition, which will be played in Dubai (Dubai International Stadium), Sharjah (Sharjah Cricket Stadium) and Abu Dhabi (Zayed Cricket Stadium) from 13 January to 12 February 2023. … Continue

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AKUH and AKHS hospitals first in Pakistan to receive SafeCare certification

The Aga Khan Hospital for Women in Karimabad, Karachi and Aga Khan Maternal and Child Care Centre in Hyderabad, part of the Aga Khan University Hospitals (AKUH) network; and Aga Khan Medical Centre in Gilgit, part of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) network, have become the first hospitals in Pakistan to receive the Level 5 SafeCare certification.… Continue

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PRG Pakistan opens 7th office in Pakistan to offer 1200 more jobs

While continuing with its mission to create maximum employment opportunities for the people of Pakistan, Physician Revenue Group (PRG) Pakistan has launched its seventh office to accommodate 1500 more employees and facilitate medical services across the United States.

The opening ceremony was held at the newly inaugurated office in a state-of-the art five-story building in Lahore.… Continue

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A multidisciplinary clinic for children living with Type-1 Diabetes in Pakistan

The Diabetes Centre and Novo Nordisk Pakistan under its Memorandum of Understanding announced the launch of TDC Blue Lilies Clinic for children living with Type-1 Diabetes. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Jakob Linulf Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan, Dr Asjad Hameed Chairman Board of Directors, TDC, Tahir M.… Continue

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The U.S. Government continues to assist Pakistan in the fight against COVID-19-related illnesses

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), donated $7.5 million worth of medical oxygen supplies to the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination. The support will also provide training to 163 hospitals throughout Pakistan to increase their capability to treat patients suffering from severe COVID-19 and other lung conditions.… Continue

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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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