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SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies
Lower Blogs

SHCC to organize consultative meeting of regulatory bodies

KARACHI: The Sindh Health Care Commission is organizing a consultative meeting of regulatory authorities on June 18th, 2019, in Karachi to devise a comprehensive strategy to improve health services delivery standards and eliminate quackery from Pakistan. The representatives of the Punjab Health Care Commission, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Care Commission, Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Pakistan…

Warm weather affects mood and memory
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Warm weather affects mood and memory

KARACHI: Extreme heat makes one feel hot and sweaty, which may cause dehydration and result in a heat stroke severe enough to require hospitalization. Groups at risk include young children, people over 65 years, and those with pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Between 2030 and 2050, weather extremes are expected to cause…

All work and no play makes jack a dull boy
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All work and no play makes jack a dull boy

Life should not be made about just one objective, or just one dream. It is naïve, and not mature, to aspire to eventually figuring out the one ultimate goal in life and then striving for it in a manner wherein you expend every last bit of yourself. Excuse me if I have uttered the most…

UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities
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UN agencies step up efforts to tackle gender inequalities

ROME: Three United Nations agencies recently launched a new European Union-supported global initiative to address the root causes of rural gender inequalities and thus strengthen efforts to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. The EU will allocate 5 million euros to finance a four-year program of the Rome-based Food…

Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day
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Go Nature-Friendly, starting this Earth Day

What does nature-friendly/eco-friendly/environment-friendly mean?  Considering how the term has been in the limelight for it being need of the hour, it seems imperative that we educate ourselves on the matter. Being environmentally friendly means to carry yourself or your personal or collective dealings with an intent of not causing harm to the environment; to preserving…

Stop Toothache Permanently!
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Stop Toothache Permanently!

By Dr Hira M. Khan For someone in pain, the offer of “instant relief” is an attractive proposition; it ‘instantly’ draws you into exploring ways for it. Here is a crucial lesson and an even better offer: “Permanent relief is better, and it is easily available.” Let’s get one thing straight, you cannot FIX your…


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