Tag Archives: Health

[Editorial] Strict action needed against drug smugglers in GB

The Senate Standing Committee on Interior met in Gilgit under the chairmanship of Senator Talha Mehmood yesterday to discuss law and order situation and other related issues, as reported in the regional and national media. The meeting, attended by senior … Continue reading

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Health department advises GB Police to induct own staff for conducting autopsies

PT Report Gilgit, September 29: Visibly embarrassed by the fallout of Nurse Shabana Akhtar’s murder and the alleged fake autopsy reports prepared by senior doctors at the region’s biggest hospital, the GB Health Department of Gilgit-Baltistan has advised the Police … Continue reading

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Two Degnue pateients identified in Gilgit

Farman Karim Gilgit, September 22: Doctors in Gilgit have confirmed the presence of Dengue virus in a Rangers official. Another man has been put on observation. According to sources an official of Punjab Rangers who came back to Gilgit city … Continue reading

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A case of missing Messiahs, 100 posts of doctors vacant in Chitral

Gul Hammad Farooqi CHITRAL: Chitral hospitals are facing acute shortage  of doctors. Around 100 posts of doctors of different categories including specialists and surgeon are vacant in different hospitals (health unites) of the largest district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhuwa province. According to … Continue reading

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FOCUS Pakistan assists in evacuating victims affected by collapse of Karachi’s Lyari Building

Karachi, Pakistan, 9 August 2011 – Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan, an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network, had mobilised members of its Disaster Assessment and Response Team (DART), to assess the damage resulting from the collapse of the … Continue reading

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[Opinion] Drug abuse

Darvesh Karim  The use of drugs and alcohol is as old as history. In every society there have always been individuals who used mood-changing drugs like opium and cocaine etc. In this age however new drugs, more potent and harmful … Continue reading

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Six people killed in Kargah Road accident

4 women,  a 10 year old child and a man among the dead, 9 injured PT Report Gilgit, May 26: Six people, including a 10 year old child, four women and a man, were killed and 9 were injured in … Continue reading

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[Feature] Kitchen Gardeningin Qurumbar Valley

Syed Tajdar Hussain The WWF-Pakistan/Pakistan Wetlands Programme–Northern Alpine Wetlands Complex, site office Gilgit-Baltistan conducted a day long field training session on Kitchen Gardening for the selected community womenfolk/trainees of Qurumbar valley (Badswat village). The purpose of the activity was (a) … Continue reading

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[Obituary] Prominent social worker, Mohammad Jami, of Hussaini passed away

  Ali Musofer A prominent social worker of Hussaini Gojal, Uncle Mohammad Jami, around 80, passed away in his native village today. He was father of Mohammad Aslam and Mohammad Azam. His exemplary services for the community during his entire … Continue reading

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Health woes of Shimshal Valley

The long under-construction basic health centre at Shimshal G. Mussa Shimshali In April 2010, I visited my native village Shimshal after a long time with a research team to conduct a poverty assessment, which was conducted in the entire disaster … Continue reading

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