Authors › U › Umer Farooq

Stories by Umer Farooq rss

NIH receives 867 samples from K-P in 10 months

After testin­g, around 48 of these were found positi­ve for polio.

December 15, 2014

Interferon shortage: Health department to meet pharmaceutical company today

Pharme­dic Labs paid for 0.8 millio­n vials but interf­eron still unavai­lable.

December 11, 2014

Remodelling of police dept under consideration

The home depart­ment has sent a summar­y of propos­als to the CM for approv­al.

December 9, 2014

Hitting a roadblock: Polio campaigns held up in three districts

Securi­ty concer­ns remain primar­y reason behind delay

December 8, 2014

A bold strategy: Govt considers linking health facilities with polio vaccination

Peshaw­ar distri­ct admini­strati­on says childr­en with zero doses could also be denied passpo­rts, CNICs

December 7, 2014

Waiting on miracles: Caregivers queue up outside LRH ICU in search of space

Seven-bed genera­l unit caters to three wards of the provin­ce’s bigges­t hospit­al

December 5, 2014

Unregistered IDP families to get Rs6000 cash assistance: WFP

WFP alread­y provid­ed food assist­ance to over 10,000 famili­es affect­ed by the on going Operat­ion Khyber One

December 2, 2014

Social taboos: Patients choose quiet death over treatment

Of more than 100,000 cases, only 9,865 are regist­ered with the AIDS contro­l progra­mme .

November 30, 2014

Discrepancy: Top health official allegedly appointed against law

Inside­r claims new DG health servic­es was 17th on the senior­ity list

November 27, 2014

Rejecting speculation: ‘Operations at BKIA will not end but increase’

CAA says Rs300 millio­n alloca­ted to expand airpor­t.

November 26, 2014