KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Sualeh Ahmad Faruqui has said that government is committed to eradicate the polio virus and for the purpose making all out coordinated efforts on priority bases to make Pakistan polio free country. and to protect our children from this crippled disease.
He said this while talking to the delegation of Independent Monitory Board of the Global Polio Initiative Mission, an international partner which is visiting Pakistan to review the progress for the polio eradication efforts and activities in Pakistan.
LANDI KOTAL: Special three days anti polio campaign in selected tribal districts and sub-divisions started from Monday (Today) on July 2, 2018, under the supervision and security provided by Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Health Officials and Security Agencies.
ISLAMABAD: A small boy was died while more than 50 people were injured in different parts on the country due to heavy rain on Sunday.
Heavy rains occurred in Multan, Layyah, Vehari, Dera Ghazi Khan, Shorkot, Mian Chunnu, Mansehra, Dera Ismail Khan, Zhob, Koh-e-Suleman, and border areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
A boy was killed and 17 others injured after lightning struck Zhob. Heavy rains have continued since Saturday evening due to which the city’s storm drains have also been clogged.
ISLAMABAD: Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan Tuesday launched the first ever National Food Security Policy framework to provide a mechanism to address all four components of food security including food availability, accessibility, utilization and stability.
The policy envisages to achieve its objectives through alleviation of poverty, promotion of sustainable food production systems-by achieving an average growth rate of 4% per annum, and making agriculture more productive, profitable, climate resilient, and competitive.
ZHOB: At least twelve children including four of a family suffering from gastroenteritis in Sur Kachh area of Zhob district admitted to District Headquarters civil hospital here.
“The water-borne disease gastroenteritis broke out in Killi Sur Kachh North West of Zhob city and a dozen children suffering from the disease have been brought to DHQ civil hospital, where they are getting treatment,” claimed Medical Superintendent at DHQ civil hospital Dr. Akhter Mandokhail.