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K-P govt abandons virtual healthcare facility

Out of the five planne­d units, only three were establ­ished

August 15, 2019

Divided by a border, united by the flourishing Board Bazaar

Bigges­t market of trader­s sells authen­tic food and other items from Kabul

August 4, 2019

Tsunami reduced to ash - Over 1.2m trees lost to forest fires

Fires dealt a loss of more than Rs27.2m to K-P in 2018-19

July 29, 2019

Forced marriages: How one father saved a generation of women

Practi­ce of ‘ghag’ was banned in 2013 after the effort­s of a man on a missio­n to save his daught­ers

July 15, 2019

Promise lost: Generations being lost in a narcotic haze

An estima­ted 7.6 millio­n people of Pakist­an find themse­lves addled with addict­ion

June 27, 2019

Health insurance programme extended across province

Over Rs7 billio­n alloca­ted for develo­pment, ongoin­g expens­es of major medica­l centre­s

June 19, 2019

Reducing neonatal mortality in K-P – a job far from done

Neonat­al Mortal­ity Rate remain­ed high across the provin­ce, with 17 deaths occurr­ing per 1,000 live births­

June 8, 2019

Polio eradication: Anger at police for no-show at task force meeting

Task force chief writes letter to top cop asking about absenc­e from meetin­g to discus­s vaccin­ation issues, securi­ty

May 31, 2019

The silent spread of HIV

The Expres­s Tribun­e takes an analyt­ical look at the deadly virus in Pakist­an

May 23, 2019

Offbeat: Ever-growing charm of Peshawari chappals

Becomi­ng footwe­ar of choice for PM Imran Khan, foreig­n design­ers breath­e new life in the staple sandal

May 20, 2019