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Living the healthy heart lifestyle
According to experts speaking during a World Heart Day event held at AKUH, the number of deaths due to heart diseases is expected to rise to 23 million in next 10-15 years with 80 per cent of these deaths occurring in low-income countries like Pakistan.


​iERG proposes a radical new vision to advance woman and child health
In its 2014 Annual Report, the UN's independent Expert Review Group on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health has proposed radical new arrangements for advancing health of women and children. The iERG members include Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of AKU.


Tackling dementia
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia which usually starts around 60 years of age and is characterized by short term memory problems; memories from the remote past are usually spared.


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