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  • Foreign experts hail Pakistan’s role in sports medicine

    KARACHI: Foreign delegates have lauded Pakistan’s contribution in creating awareness about sports medicine globally in general and across the country in particular...

    “Pakistan played a lead role in the setting up of the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine (AFSM) in 1990 as the late Dr Nishat Malik was elected its founding secretary during that year,” they observed...

  • Pakistan to construct dry ports at Torkham, Chaman

    ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastagir Khan said on Wednesday that Pakistan would construct dry ports at the Torkham and Chaman borders in order to facilitate bilateral trade with Afghanistan...

    The minister said that Pakistan was seriously working on infrastructure development and road connectivity with Afghanistan which would tremendously help in promoting economic integration between the two countries, a statement said... ...

  • Pakistan’s first dry bulk terminal will open in March

    CAPE TOWN: Pakistan’s first dry bulk terminal will open next month and is expected to handle three million tonnes a year of coal imports, rising to 20 million tonnes over the next five years, the port’s chief executive said on Thursday...

    The $285 million Muhammad Bin Qasim Port, which was built with support from the World Bank, will also be used to export cement and clinker, Mr Sharique Siddiqui, chief executive for Pakistan...

  • Medicine shortage

    After various debacles concerning the industry, from problems of regulation and the implementation of law to the ability to check the constitution of medicines, we now have the Pakistan Young Pharmacist Association alleging that the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan is responsible for the unavailability on the market of some 200 lifesaving drugs...

    The allegations include appointing but not paying multiple dozens of pharmacists...

  • Quetta court asks drug authority to cancel medicine firm's licence for selling counterfeits

    A drug court in Quetta on Monday ordered the provincial drug authority to cancel the licence of a private pharmaceutical firm for selling counterfeit medicines and also sentenced three senior officers of another company Sharex Laboratories to two years imprisonment and Rs0...

    Judge Abdul Majeed Nasar was hearing a case filed by the Drug Quality Control Board against the pharmaceutical firm for selling fake medicines across...

  • Indian guru defends ‘son-bearing’ medicine amid row

    NEW DELHI: A hugely popular Indian guru launched a defence on Friday of one of his herbal drugs, whose name claims to help women conceive sons, amid a row embroiling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government...

    Baba Ramdev, who has millions of devotees through his yoga TV show, said the drug helped with infertility and not sex selection, a highly sensitive issue in India where boys are preferred to girls
  • PTI getting taste of its own medicine

    The blockade of road caused massive traffic jam for nearly six hours, having a gridlock ripple effect on the roads leading to the old part of the city...

    The chief minister, knowing the risks and political embarrassment entailing the use of force against protesters blocking the road, went to the opposition leaders to request for a unanimous resolution to give his government moral support to exercise authority...

  • DRAP ‘denies’ vital medicine to hepatitis C patients

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Young Pharmacists Association (PYPA) has alleged that the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (DRAP) is deliberating delaying registration of a low-priced hepatitis C drug, ignoring the need of hundreds of millions of patients awaiting the medicine...

    Take a look: Drug registration delay affecting hepatitis patientsSharing statistics in this regard, Dr Nabeela said Pakistan was recognised as one of the countries in...

  • Funds sought for mandatory use of umbilical cord medicine to cut neonatal deaths

    KARACHI: The Sindh health department has proposed to the provincial government to approve funds for a next fiscal year project aimed at reducing neonatal deaths, the ratio of which is the worst in Pakistan comparing the rest of South Asia, it emerged on Thursday...

    Chlorhexidine is a medicine that can be applied after the umbilical cord is clamped and cut close to the baby’s body in a painless procedure...

  • Ayyan's remand extended, allergy medicine promised

    Also read: Airport entry pass of ex-president’s PA cancelled for facilitating AyyanThe court subsequently gave the investigation team an hour's time to produced the challan, and extended Ayyan's remand till April 27...

    She was arrested for violation of Section 2(s) of the Customs Act 1969 which is a ‘predicate offence’ under the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA) 2010...

  • Unforeseen effects of the new Chinese ‘medicine’

    Much of Beijing’s promised investment in Pakistan — which would, among other things, help that country’s chronic energy problem by doubling electricity capacity — may not see the light of day...

    China’s bid to extend its influence goes far beyond Pakistan...

  • Hepatitis patients suffer as Saidu hospital short of medicine

    “I have been coming to the STH for last three months seeking hepatitis treatment, but doctors repeatedly say there is no medicine in the hospital...

    “Treatment for hepatitis costs Rs20,000 to Rs30,000 and poor people cannot afford to avail it privately,” said another hepatitis patient, Jawad Ahmad of Bahrain...

  • Population official caught selling donated medicine

    TAXILA: An official of the population and welfare department was held by health authorities on Monday, for illegally selling medicines donated by USAID...

    According to sources, in response to a tip-off, a team led by drug inspector Malik Arshad raided a building at Thatta Khalil road, where an official of the tehsil population welfare department was caught selling birth control medicine to a buyer...

  • Committee probing sale of donated medicine

    The incident raised a number of questions including how an employee deployed as a watchman managed to acquire such a large quantity of medicine and whether other officials were involved...

    “The medicine found in his custody was not issued to him by the district office...

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