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Pakistan intends to integrate non-communicable diseases into primary health care

Non-communicable diseases – mainly hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, lung diseases and cancers – are now the leading cause of death and disability in Pakistan, causing premature deaths in the adult economically productive population.

December 19, 2014

Mortality from tetanus falls in Pakistan, more lives are lost to chronic kidney disease

Today, fewer people are dying from tetanus and diarrheal diseases in Pakistan, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries. Mortality from tetanus dropped 93% between 1990 and 2013.

December 18, 2014

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AKU IN THE MEDIA

Nursing in Pakistan: Handle with care

Dr Keith Cash, dean and professor at Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery,  talks about the increase in demand for nurses internationally and the shortage of well-qualified nurses in Pakistan.

The Express Tribune

We cannot abandon Kenya's Mandera County as medics flee Islamist attacks

UNPF helps bring together a diverse and committed group of humanitarian and development partners, to visit Mandera to discuss ways of improving the dire maternal health situation.

huffingtonpost.com

Connection between music and medicine

There is a connection between the history of art, especially music, and the history of medicine that is often ignored but should be taught to students of medicine, says Dr Amjad Hussain at AKU’s Special Lecture Series.

Dawn

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