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A Public Health Issue

A public health issue

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, each year, 1.7 million to 2.2 million persons die from waterborne diseases; one billion episodes of gastroenteritis and other infections…

Issues Of Health

Issues of health

In the run up to Mian Nawaz Sharif’s impending exit from the country on LHC orders, there has been a great deal of virulent criticism on social media over the…

Health security

THE greatly anticipated Global Health Security Summit, one of the major calendar events on the global health security agenda, gets underway in Islamabad on January 10. The two-day event draws…

Mental health comes first

According to a WHO study, at last one per cent of the total world’s population dies by suicide every 40 seconds across the world. It further states that 5.0 per…

FIA probes medical colleges’ registration issue

 The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has confirmed a Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) probe into corruption charges against some of its officials over alleged malpractices and irregularities in the…

Climate change: a health emergency

On December 3, the recently concluded United Nations Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai marked the celebration of the inaugural ‘Health Day’. This is the first time that the conference has…

Important climate finance issues at COP28

The world is faced with not only the existential threat of climate change crisis, but the impact it is producing in terms of creating a situation of polycrisis, which requires…

The health toll of air pollution

One thing which still remains binding between Pakistan and India and reminds us of each other is the weather and the atmospheric environment and its consequences on both sides of the…

PM&DC and PAPANA unite for mental health awareness

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC) has joined forces with the Pakistani Psychiatry Association of North America (PAPANA) in a groundbreaking initiative to launch a comprehensive mental health awareness…