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Health Experts concerned over early lifting of lockdown

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Aug. 11, 2020: Doctors, public health experts, and epidemiologists have voiced their concerns over what they say may be a premature lifting of restrictions by the government. Experts believe that a premature return to normalization ...

Balochistan: Covid-19 has made female patients even more vulnerable

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Aug. 6, 2020: Emergency calls to Habib Ullah Rind who runs the Saiban Welfare Trust have hit a dramatic rise in the blistering heat of Sibi. He is busy in giving first aid to a hermit (darvesh), who has been badly struck by a heat wave, when ...
Can Pakistan's hospitals survive the pandemic?

Can Pakistan’s Hospitals Survive the Pandemic?

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Jun 12, 2020: The country’s healthcare system is feeble and ill-equipped, and lags several years behind its counterparts in developed nations. With a global pandemic now in our midst, concerns abound whether Pakistan may suffer an even ...
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Islamabad Emerging From The Lockdown With Infections On The Rise

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The government eased restrictions on Pakistan’s partial lockdown claiming that by extending it, the poor would starve. But as soon as businesses opened, people from the higher and middle-income bracket groups were ...
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The Falling Front-Line Of Balochistan

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The frontline of health workers in Balochistan has been largely affected by the COVID-19. At least 92 doctors and more than 100 paramedics have already tested positive. Ilyas Baloch, a doctor from Balochistan who recently recovered ...
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Pakistan’s Mental Health Affliction

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S* believes that she was seriously depressed when she was 9 years old when her grandmother, whom she was very close to, passed away. Her parents had assumed that her erratic behavior were part of her growing up, and her ...

Will The Upcoming Budget Increase Its Focus On Healthcare?

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The healthcare crisis has hit Pakistan hard, and part of the reason for this has been the negligible quota of the budget that the healthcare sector is given. According to the federal budget in the last fiscal year (2019-20), the ...
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As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Medics Also Fall Prey

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As Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s COVID-19 cases bloat to worrying statistics, an increasing number of doctors and other healthcare workers such as nurses and paramedics are also contracting the potentially deadly virus ...
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Stressed Healthcare Workers Resort To Hunger Strike

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Healthcare workers in Pakistan are getting increasingly restless with their situation: ever since the Coronavirus pandemic hit the country, they have been repeatedly asking for Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs), but to no avail. On April ...
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12 doctors test positive for COVID-19 in Quetta

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https://youtu.be/1QuM9kVovNY - Story by Haider Kaleem 12 doctors and 2 paramedics in Balochistan have tested positive for the COVID 19 virus, as the provincial government has...