April 16, 2021 NIH plans to form single-dose COVID vaccine in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) is working on a plan to develop a single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Pakistan. “Our team is ready to undertake this task, while a Chinese team is already here to oversee the exercise,” NIH Executive Director Major General Aamer Ikram told the National Assembly standing committee on national health...

April 16, 2021 Dentistry amidst Pakistan’s third COVID wave

2020 was brutal. The dark clouds of COVID were a threat to humanity. They also acted as a catalyst, allowing the nations to think about how to cope up in uncertain situations. –by Dr Sumaiya Hasan Humans figured out ways to efficiently deal with the catastrophic consequences of the contagious disease. However, with time, the...

April 14, 2021 Dr Hasan and team makes first-ever PDA House in Pakistan

Gujranwala: Dr Hassan Bashir and his team passed on the mantle to Dr Shahid Aman, who was elected as the new President of PDA Gujranwala. One of the most successful and professionally run branches of PDA conducted its elections and elected Dr Shahid Aman as its new president. The outstanding tenure of Dr Hassan Bashir,...

April 14, 2021 Ulema agree to enforce SOPs

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration and Ulema, religious scholars in a meeting recently reached a consensus on strictly the following guideline in mosques during Ramazan. In a meeting with additional deputy commissioner Islamabad Babar Sahib Din, Ulema vowed to strictly adhere to COVID guidelines in mosques during Taraweeh andFridaycongregadons. Ulema will guide the...

April 14, 2021 Surge in unemployment during times of COVID

COVID pandemic does not just affect any nation’s healthcare system; it also impacts the economy, growth and unemployment rate. -by Dr Rimsha Qasim Experts at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) believe, “The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered one of the worst jobs crises since the Great Depression.” Workers are staging protests nationwide against...

April 13, 2021 DRAP allows resumption of vaccination administration

Islamabad: The Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) has allowed recently the privately-owned Shifa International Hospital and Islamabad Diagnostic Centre (IDC) to resume the administration of coronavirus vaccination. The regulator had authorised AGP Limited to be the first company to import Sputnik-V vaccine in Pakistan for private sales. On April 7, the DRAP had stopped both...

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Dr Hasan and team makes first-ever PDA House in Pakistan

Gujranwala: Dr Hassan Bashir and his team passed on the mantle to Dr Shahid Aman, who was elected as the new President of PDA Gujranwala. One of the most successful and professionally run branches of PDA conducted its elections and elected Dr Shahid Aman as its new president. The outstanding tenure of Dr Hassan Bashir,...

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NIH plans to form single-dose COVID vaccine in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Health (NIH) is working on a plan to develop a single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Pakistan. “Our team is ready to undertake this task, while a Chinese team is already here to oversee the exercise,” NIH Executive Director Major General Aamer Ikram told the National Assembly standing committee on national health...

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