Rahul Basharat

  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza has Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is expediting preventive measures in wake of coronavirus, directing to establish surveillance system with quarantined areas at all ports and entry points. Dr. Zafar Mirza ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-National Assembly (NA) standing committee on federal education on Friday formed a sub-committee to probe the administrative problems of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).Meeting of the NA committee on federal education was held here under ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) and National Institute of Health (NIH) on Wednesday alerted all provincial health departments and authorities at entry and exit points of the country to take preventive measures after emergence of Coronavirus in China.Meanwhile, Pakistan Medical ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The plan of upgradation of the Basic Health Units (BHUs) and Rural Health Centre (RHC) will take almost a year to be executed, The Nation learned on Tuesday. The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) had announced upgradation of the BHUs and RHUs to reduce the burden on tertiary ...

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  • Islamabad-Health departments at federal and provincial level are making efforts to digitalise public health supply chain system to improve access of essential health commodities, said a statement issued on Saturday.Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health addressing a ceremony on Health ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan ranks on 5th place amongst 30 high-burden countries in world struggling to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) where above 100,000 cases go un-reported annually, speakers said on Saturday.In an event held here on prevailing situation of TB in country, Advisor Policy & Strategy, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Friday got a ‘langarkhana’ – a community kitchen - under Prime Minister’s Ehsaas programme for underprivileged people seeking healthcare in the hospital.The sun was set, around a dozen media vans and cameras were on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -          Appointment of permanent head of the Drugs Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is hanging in balance for last 10 months, while ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services (NHS) on Wednesday taking strict notice of absence of senior doctors from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) directed hospital administration to ensure their presence to facilitate patients. Following the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Federal Government Services (FGS) Polyclinic hospital is facing immense pressure of patients’ burden as the facility provided medical facilities to above 100,000 people only in one month, The Nation learnt on Monday. As per the data released by the hospital administration the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Six new polio cases surfaced in the country on Thursday, raising serious concern over resurgence of the virus. According to officials, out of these six polio cases, two are reported from D.G. Khan (Punjab), two from Lakki Marwat and D.I. Khan (KP), and two from Jamshoro and Kambar ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) has failed in facilitating medical graduates visiting the department for registration and issuance of licenses, The Nation learnt on Wednesday. Medical graduates seeking their registration, issuance of practicing licenses and attestation of documents with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-National University of Science and Technology (NUST) though denied ‘alleged rape’ of female student at campus , but also restricted the movement of construction workers and started hiring of separate female staff in university to deal with the matters female students, The ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) has failed in fixing the responsibility of student’s murder at campus despite passing of three weeks of the incident, officials said on Saturday. The university had formed a three-member high power internal committee to investigate ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The prices of diabetes medicines have increased upto 30 percent in the market despite of government’s claim of reducing the costs of medicines, The Nation learnt on Friday. Retailers and patients told The Nation that prices of medicines for diabetes Type-1 and Type-2 have been ...

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  • ISLAMABAD              -           National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Health on Thursday expressing concerns on lack of coordination amongst federal and provinces on HIV/AIDS ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) despite purchasing 200 buses for educational institutions has failed in making the fleet fully functional due to non-allocation of operational budget, The Nation learnt on Wednesday. Purchase of buses was started under Prime Minister Education Reform ...

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  • ISLAMABAD             -         As the weather is getting more cold these days in the federal capital, the number of patients suffering with multiple winter diseases has increased in the ...

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  • Islamabad - Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari has said that distribution of Sehat Sahulat cards among overseas Pakistanis will likely begin next month. He was addressing the 10th International Medical Conference organised by Medics International held ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                    -             Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) on Friday postponed the selection board of Comsats ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) on Friday postponed the selection board of Comsats University Islamabad (CUI) till appointment of regular rector.Meanwhile, the teaching faculty staged a protest after the selection board was postponed following the directions of Higher Education ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -            Mystery shrouds National University of Science & Technology (NUST) where administration assured an ‘investigation’ ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) following the Council of Common Interest (CCI) directions will devise a national action plan with financial modalities for population control in country, the statement said on Wednesday. A statement released by the ministry of NHS said that CCI ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) after keeping the financial pressure on public for six months approved the reduction in prices of essential medicines by federal cabinet on Tuesday despite issuing the relevant price decrease order in June this year.Special Assistant to Prime ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) in a controversial decision on Monday suspended two officials from positions on the recommendations of a communication committee in student’s death at campus incident.A third semester student of IIUI associated with Islami Jamiat ...

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  • ISLAMABAD        -           Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Saturday said government believes protection of women working in various professions is necessary for sustainable development and is committed to creating an enabling ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The nationwide polio vaccination campaign achieved 99 percent results, said Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza on Saturday.Dr. Mirza said this while updating progress on the ongoing campaign wherein 265,000 frontline polio workers are going door-to-door ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-National Institute of Health (NIH) has decided to send its officials on training to Australia to learn dengue virus control in the country, the Senate body was told on Friday.Meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -           Federal Minister for Education on Thursday formally inaugurated the Directorate of Religious Education for regulation of religious ...

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  • ISLAMABAD    -       International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) announced resuming academic activities today, while the high power committee probing the violence at campus will present its preliminary report next week, The Nation learnt on ...

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