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16 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: About 415 patients have been tested positive for dengue in the 41 dengue screening health camps organized by Pakistan Red Crescent Society Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar and adjacent districts.

However in a total of 4230 outpatient department (OPD), 2212 patients were examined in which 415 among them were tested positive for dengue, said PRCS KP Health Manager, Dr Babar Jadoon while talking to media on Sunday.

16 Oct 2017 description
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GHALANAI: At least 2,400 patients among them 879 females have been examined in free medical camps organized in parts of Mohmand Agency to facilitate and provide free medicines to tribesmen.

During these camps, deserving and vulnerable communities of tribal agency were beneficiaries of 10 days long medical camp and it was organized by Pakistan Red Crescent FATA Branch. Political administration provided full proof security to medical staff.

11 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: Taking another concrete step towards a strengthened and well- coordinated mechanism to ensure efficient and timely monitoring of vaccinators across the province, the provincial health department has equipped its three thousand vaccinators with smart phones. These smart phones will be linked to an online dash board, all the District Health Officers and EPI Coordinators; have access to and the performance of each and every vaccinator can be monitored online.

11 Oct 2017 description
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KARACHI: Health Department of Sindh has finalized all the arrangements regarding the recent heat wave in the city and established special units in 13 hospitals to provide better treatment to the victims of heatstroke.

The health experts advised the elderly people, children and those who are suffering from other disease should avoid travelling the in the sun because of the heat.

They added that those who were affected by a heatstroke needs to take a cold bath immediately and prevent themselves from more sun exposure.

11 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: The dengue continued to take lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as two more people including a woman died of the mosquito-borne disease in Peshawar on Tuesday bringing the toll from the deadly virus to 52.

According to Dengue Response Unit (DRU) the two patients including a female belonged to different areas of the provincial capital and under treatment at hospital after affected of the virus.

Meanwhile, over a thousand people were screened in different hospitals of the province and 368 of them were diagnosed with dengue virus.

09 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: Two more people died from dengue epidemic on Sunday as the deaths toll reach to 50 in the province.

According to the Dengue Response Unit, 55-year old Altaf son of Raza Khan Resident of Pawaka Peshawar brought on October 2 and was died on Sunday in Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar.

Similarly 37-years old Zahir Shah Son of Sabir Ali resident of Abdara University Road Peshawar was brought on 7th October to Khyber Teaching Hospital and was died on Sunday.

09 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: In response to recently reported polio case from Lakki Marwat (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), three days anti polio vaccination campaign in its bordering and nearby polio high risk areas of FATA will start today on Monday, under the supervision and security provided by agency surgeons, political agents, commissioners and armed forces.

This three days anti-polio vaccination campaign in FR Lakki, FR Bannu, FR Tank, FR D.I. Khan and South Waziristan Agency will continue from October 9, 2017 to October 11, 2017, followed by catch up of missed children.

05 Oct 2017 description
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PESHAWAR: Another person died from dengue epidemic in Peshawar on Tuesday as the total deaths toll reach to 42 in the province.

According to the Dengue Response Unit (DRU) 50-year old Perveez Khan Son of Mian Khan Resident of Tehkal Payan was brought to Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar on 30th September and was died today at KTH hospital.

05 Oct 2017 description
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ZHOB: At least seven cases of measles have been reported in far-flung mountainous areas Lagharai Bayanzai and Zharbazhai Sherani – lacking health facilities. Hajra, Rehmatullah, Asia, Abida, Abdul Khaliq and Bibi are suffering from the disease for few days.

The area people alleged that the entire focus of the government and Health department was on the anti-polio campaign, while no measures were being taken to prevent other viral diseases.

29 Aug 2017 description
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KARACHI: The Pakistan meteorological department – the national weather forecasting centre – has predicted widespread rain and thunderstorm associated with gusty winds in lower Sindh, including the seaside metropolis of Karachi, from tomorrow till Friday.

Met-Office informed that strong monsoon currents are likely to continue penetrating in southern parts of the country, while moderate currents are also expected to enter upper parts and Kashmir from Tuesday to Friday.

21 Aug 2017 description
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PESHAWAR (Monitoring Desk): A child was killed while six others were severely injured after an explosive device they were playing with went off in Pishtakhara area on the outskirts of Peshawar on Sunday.

Zubair, 10, was killed in the accident while the injured include Aqil, 17, Azeem, 14, Samiullah, 12, Junaid 12, Ismail and Rahil who were both eight.

Pishtakhara ASP Shoaib told the media that the children found the device in the fields and began playing with it.

Subsequently, they gathered stones and pounded the explosive causing it to go off.

12 Jun 2017 description
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LAHORE/BAHAWALNAGAR (Online): At least six people died in separate incidents after light and heavy rain lashed several cities in Punjab on Saturday, according to rescue sources.

Several cities in Punjab, including Lahore, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Kasur, Bahawalnagar, Multan and Lodhran, received light and heavy rain on Saturday. Four people died in Bahawalnagar alone, after thunderstorm hit the city in southern Punjab.

23 Nov 2016 description
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LAHORE: Punjab will hold polio campaign in eight districts from November 23-25 as part of the Sub National Immunization Day, said Advisor to Chief Minister on Health Khawaja Salman Rafique here on Tuesday.

24 Oct 2016 description
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PESHAWAR: Three day anti-polio drive will start today October 24, in thirteen high risk districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province targeting more than 3.65 million children under the age of five.

Coordinator EOC Akbar Khan said this while chairing a high level meeting here at Emergency Operations Center to review the preparatory status for the upcoming anti-polio campaign starting from October 24-26, next. Representatives of health department, UNICEF, WHO, BMGF and other partner organizations were also present on the occasion.

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PESHAWAR (Monitoring Desk): Scores of students were injured in a school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Battagram district as a 4.5 magnitude earthquake jolted parts of the province on Monday.

No loss of life or property was reported after the quake rocked various KP districts, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PMDA) said.

23 Oct 2015 description
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MULTAN: Dengue virus claimed another life in Multan on Thursday, raising the death toll from the mosquito-borne disease in the district to two this year, hospital sources said. According to sources, a woman hailing from Shehar Sultan area of Muzaffarghar was diagnosed with dengue fever and was being treated at the Nishtar Hospital where she died on Thursday.

09 Jun 2015 description
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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved all the recommendations of the Special Committee regarding the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar including $5 million in food assistance. A statement by the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday that the food will be sent through the World Food Programme (WFP). The prime minister will also be writing to the United Nations (UN) Secretary General to express Pakistan’s stance on the issue of the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

30 Jan 2015 description
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PESHAWAR: Two new polio cases have been confirmed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.

According to Health Ministry officials, the polio virus was discovered in a child in the Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The second case was reported in South Waziristan. Both cases have the P1 virus which can be transmitted from one child to the next.

Officials said three polio cases have been reported this in KP and two in FATA.

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Posted by: Ali Raza in National, Sindh

PPI_KARACHI: Four persons were killed and another injured in separate violent incidents in the city on Saturday.

A man, Shahid-25 and Shehbaz-30, residents of Orangi Town, were gunned down by unidentified armed men near Chishti Nagar in Orangi town. The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.

An unidentified person aged about 30 was shot dead by unknown gunmen near Country Tower in Nagin Chowrangi. The body was shifted to ASH for medico-legal formalities.

05 Nov 2014 description
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QUETTA: Three new polio cases have been reported in Balochistan as total cases reported this year has risen to ten.

Deputy Manager IPI Balochistan, Dr Muhammad Ishaq told Geo News three new polio cases had been confirmed in the province. Two cases were reported in Qilla Abdullah and one in Quetta.

Earlier this year, three cases were reported in Quetta, three in Qilla Abdullah and one in Zhob.