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Addressing the critical health workforce crisis
A total of 174 doctors, over half of them women, were awarded their postgraduate training certificates at the Aga Khan University’s 19th Postgraduate Medical Education graduation ceremony.
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.
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.