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1 Millionth Blood Stem Cell Transplant Marks Major Medical Milestone

International Cooperation Among Physicians, Scientists Credited for Landmark Achievement BERN, Switzerland, Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — The collaborative work of medical scientists and physicians across the globe has resulted in a major medical milestone: the world’s 1

World Health Organization scales up humanitarian support in Sindh

Karachi: “In view of the current flood crisis, World Health Organization (WHO) will be scaling up its humanitarian response in all the affected areas in Sindh to address the health [...]

Poliomyelitis in Pakistan


Islamabad: Pakistan has reported wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) isolated from a 16-month old child with onset of paralysis on 9 June 2011, from a conflict-affected, inaccessible area of Khyber Agency, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). This is the only