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District Nowshera Health News Update

KP Govt committed to eradicate Poliovirus, Jhagra

Polio virus Peshawar

NOWSHERA – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Health & Finance, Taimur Jhagra has said that the government is committed to eradicating the polio virus from the region and underlined the need for tailored strategies to cater to ground challenges.He said this while co-chairing Provincial Task Force Meeting (PTF) on Polio Eradication …

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Dengue blowout dreaded owing to fund scarcity

Dengue virus outbreak Nowshera

NOWSHERA – The health department is struggling to stem the spread of dengue fever in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after the outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Khyber and Nowshera districts due to the unavailability of funds, say, officials. They insist that the government is focusing on polio and coronavirus control, so …

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Polio nightmare

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NOWSHERA – As if the resurgence of polio in southern KP were not enough, officials and international monitoring bodies must now deal with the detection of the poliovirus in other parts of the country too. Considering the many lapses in the management of the polio vaccination program, the situation is …

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QHAMC BoG accused of firing qualified staff

Nowshera Today

PESHAWAR – The newly appointed Board of Governors (BoG) of the Qazi Hussain Ahmad Medical Complex (QHAMC) Nowshera has started terminating qualified staff members without any reason and giving the responsibilities to junior officials on an acting charge basis. The Qazi Hussain Ahmad Medical Complex is a public sector hospital …

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Rescue 1122: KP CM directs expansion to tehsil level

Nowshera Today health rescue 1122

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has ordered the Relief and Rehabilitation Department to expand the Rescue-1122 service to all tehsils in the province. In view of the changing conditions and climatic variations, Chief Minister, Mahmood Khan has always taken a personal interest in establishing Rescue-1122 and expanding the service …

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COVID-19: New kits to increase KP health dept’s testing capacity

Nowshera Today

PESHAWAR – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial Health department will utilize new technology to perform tests of suspected people conveniently and rapidly to increase screening of Covid-19 patients and know the exact prevalence of the pandemic among the masses. Officials said that as per the present mechanism, samples from the suspected patients …

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Mismanagement going on at MTI hospitals

Nowshera Today

PESHAWAR – It has been the seventh year the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has implemented much-publicized health reforms in KP healthcare facilities, however, unfortunately, neither the government nor the public and healthcare providers are satisfied with the health services offered in the public sector hospitals. After winning the 2013 general …

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KP Govt Dedicated To Eliminate Polio: Ali Saif

Peshawar – Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif on Thursday said that the provincial government under the leadership of Chief Minister Khyber Mahmood Khan is committed to eradicating polio. In a statement, Barrister Saif said that the provincial government is working to eradicate polio. He …

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QHAMC BOG bans IBP for senior staff

Nowshera Today

NOWSHERA: Violating the Medical Teaching Institution Reforms Act 2014 and Policy Board, the board of governors of Qazi Hussain Ahmad Medical Complex (QHAMC) Nowshera has decided to close the institution-based private practice of senior doctors in the hospital, saying that only the assistant professors will be allowed to continue IBP. …

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NCOC makes masks obligatory as Covid resurfaces

Nationwide positivity ratio reaches 2.85%NCOC NOWSHERA: Mandatory mask-wearing for protection against Covid-19 staged a comeback on Monday, as the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) issued new guidelines in the wake of a resurgence in fresh cases. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) the national positivity ratio rose …

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