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  • Centre launches new ‘health policy’ after 15-year gap

    ISLAMABAD: After years of controversies over health issues and disagreements over the regulation of health departments, the federal and provincial governments have finally agreed on a common National Health Vision (NHV) for the entire country...

    Endorsed by representatives of all provinces and federating units, the NHV provides a road map to improve the health of all Pakistanis — particularly women and children — by improving...

  • Australian opposition leader makes health centre of election campaign

    OPPOSITION leader Bill Shorten used his centre-left Labour Party’s official campaign launch on Sunday to cast July 2 general elections as a referendum on the future of Australia’s universal health care system...

    A Labour government introduced government-funded Medicare in 1983 to provide free or subsidised health care for all Australian citizens and permanent residents...

  • Mother and child health centre restored

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Over-a-year-long struggle of the residents of Faiz Colony, Gobindpura, Muhammadpura, Sitara Colony, Siddiq Park, Mustafabad and Ittehad park has paid off, as a mother and child healthcare centre (MCHC) was restored in a 10-marla house in Gobindpura...

    In 2013, on the directions of the district coordination officer (DCO), the health department had shifted its MCHC to the house where a lady health visitor, a midwife and...

  • Bilawal warns of march to Islamabad if Centre takes back JPMC, NICVD

    He warned that if the federal government did not withdraw the notification regarding takeover of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) and Jinnah Postg­raduate Medical Centre (JPMC), he along with the people of Sindh would hold a march to Islamabad “to snatch our rights”...

    Mr Bhutto-Zardari alleged that Centre was following a policy of ‘divide and rule’...

  • Centre should focus on Islamabad if provinces are on their own: Bilawal

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that the federal government should limit itself to Islamabad if its policy during coronavirus crisis is that provinces should independently address their problems...

    “The provincial government has significantly increased the number of hospitals in Sindh after the powers were devolved to the province,” he said, adding that it would now focus on bringing...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    According to the act, the authority was tasked to establish Daanish Schools and to notify the existing public schools as Centre of Excellence in the province...

  • Herald exclusive: Nine-Zero: The centre (still) holds

    It was a particularly bad day for Bhutto, it seems: her coalition government was teetering towards collapse and the trip to Hussain’s home, by then the undeniable centre of politics in the city, was a last-ditch attempt to smooth out differences...

    The codename for the machine was ‘Ilu Centre’, he says, after a Bollywood song popular at the time...

  • Centre, Sindh at odds over Port Qasim coal plant

    ISLAMABAD: A disagreement between the centre and the Sindh government over acquisition of land for the $2 billion Port Qasim Coal Power Project (PQCPP), which is holding up the establishment of the power plant which is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), appears to revolve round legal and constitutional provisions...

    According to Senator Mushahid Hussain, the centre claimed that under the 1973 Constitution, Port Qasim...

  • Rangers, FIA seize land record during raid at Civic Centre?

    KARACHI: A joint team of Pakistan Rangers Sindh and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday night conducted a raid on Civic Centre to seize record of official lands, estimated to be hundreds of acres, allegedly allotted to private persons through fraudulent means, it was learnt by Dawn...

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