PM Imran Khan to launch Sehat Sahulat Programme for the disabled today

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to launch Sehat Sahulat Programme for the disabled today (Saturday), ARY News reported. Earlier, the federal government had renamed the Prime Minister’s National Health Programme... Read more »

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo’s South Kivu

GOMA: A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo’s South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak. Health... Read more »

Body odor? Bacteria-embedded bodysuit may help

LONDON: Deodorant not enough to stop your body odor? A new futuristic-style bodysuit with live bacteria embedded in it could help combat those unpleasant smells. The pale gray, long-sleeved “Skin II” contains... Read more »

Newly approved TB regimen drastically cuts treatment time

JOHANNESBURG: Four years ago, South African fashion designer Innocent Molefe, 38, was diagnosed with tuberculosis. A year ago, it developed into multi-drug resistant strain requiring painful injections and heaps of pills. Three... Read more »

High arsenic levels found in children near former French mine

TOULOUSE: Worrying levels of arsenic have been detected in 38 children living near what was once the world’s biggest mine for the toxic element, a French regional health agency said Tuesday, heightening... Read more »

Global measles cases triple year-on-year: WHO

GENEVA: Measles cases nearly tripled globally during the first seven months of the year compared to the same period in 2018, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, amid growing concern over public... Read more »

Punjab govt striving hard to address issue of malnutrition: Dr. Yasmin Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Minister for Health Dr. Yasmin Rashid on Wednesday said that the provincial government was taking every possible measure to address the issue of malnutrition, ARY News reported.        Addressing a... Read more »

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300

GOMA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma, helping contain what many... Read more »

Medicare to cover expensive cancer cell therapies

The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Wednesday said it has finalized a decision to cover expensive cancer cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences and Novartis. CMS, which runs... Read more »

Ehsaas Communications Committee meets to chalk out execution phase

ISLAMABAD: The first meeting of Ehsaas Communications Committee discussed the communications strategic planning process of Ehsaas Programme and identified its communications needs and priorities. It also defined key respective areas of execution... Read more »