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In Pakistan, Tobacco control can help save over 1.2m lives

AL-MALABAD: Over 1.2 million lives in Pakistan can be saved by implementing tobacco harm reduction (THR) measures, according to a recent study titled “Integrating Harm Reduction Into Tobacco Control.” The research project introduced during a tobaccoharmreduction.net event in London. And an online session arranged in Pakistan with the same purpose. A news release issued here […]Read More

Dengue fever has claimed two more lives

Islamabad: Dengue fever has claimed two more lives from Islamabad Capital Territory in the last 24 hours taking the total number of deaths so far reported from the federal capital due to the infection to 11 while the infection has already claimed at least three lives from Rawalpindi district. According to details, one patient who […]Read More

In the Philippines, Tropical Storm Nalgae claimed 72 lives

MANILA: The death toll as a result of powerful Tropical Storm Nalgae has climbed to 72 in the Philippines on Saturday, after unleashing flash floods and landslides in mainly southern parts of the country. Officials quoted the state weather service as saying that heavy rains triggered by the approaching storm began Thursday in the southern […]Read More

Coronavirus claims two more lives, infects 750: NIH

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported two more deaths and 750 fresh Coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, private news reported on Friday, quoting National Institute of Health (NIH). The National Institute of Health (NIH) stated that during the past 24 hours. A total of 20,854 tests COVID-19 diagnostic tests were conducted, of which 750 samples […]Read More

Sindh: Heavy Rains claim 93 lives

KARACHI: The monsoon rains which lashed Sindh throughout the month of July claimed 93 lives, including 47 children, besides damaging 2,165 houses completely and 11,701 partially, a report of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said. The highest number of deaths reported from Khairpur district where 25 persons including 17 children, six men and two women […]Read More

Pakistan: Coronavirus claims eight more lives

ISLAMABAD: At least eight people have died and 761 fresh cases of Coronavirus have reported in the country during the last 24 hours, the data shared by the National Institute of Health (NIH) said Thursday. Also Read: Pakistan and USA plan to promote health: Qadir Patel According to the NIH report, 20,843 Covid tests conducted […]Read More

Quetta Tanker driver rewarded for saving hundreds of lives

QUETTA: Balochistan CM Mir Abdul Qudoos on announced a reward of Rs500,000 for an oil tanker driver who saved lives by risking his own life when he drove his burning vehicle away from human settlements. A couple of days ago, Moham­mad Faisal was emptying the tanker at a fuel station in the Qam­brani Road area […]Read More