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06 Jul 2006 description

MONTREAL (July 6, 2006) - Medical aid from Health Partners International of Canada is being used to help Pakistan rebuild their health-care system following the deadly earthquake that struck the mountainous north-western provinces on October 8, 2005.


"They have been able to get drugs they wouldn't usually have access to," reports Wes Robinson of Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) who toured the region in June.

01 Mar 2006 description

Vancouver (March 1, 2006) - Dr. Asef Karim of Vancouver recently returned from 2 =BD weeks in the earthquake region of Pakistan, where he pitched a tent, brought in supplies, and opened a make-shift dental clinic.

06 Feb 2006 description

MONTREAL (February 6, 2006) - The situation in the Kashmir region of Pakistan continues to be critical, according to Kaleem Akhtar, Executive Director of Human Concern International (HCI).

31 Oct 2005 description

MONTREAL (October 31, 2005) - A Canadian humanitarian aid agency is preparing boxes of medicine and medical supplies to be hand-carried to areas of Pakistan devastated by the recent earthquake.

Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) packs the boxes known as Physician Travel Packs (PTPs) in its Distribution Centre in Mississauga. Each PTP contains enough primary care medicine and medical supplies to treat to up to 1,000 children and adults.