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UNICEF says Pakistan is riskiest country for newborns
UNICEF says Pakistan has world's highest neonatal mortality rate; 46 out of every 1,000 children born in Pakistan die (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Superstitious beliefs and practices in Pakistan: implications for road safety - Kayani A, Fleiter JU, King M.
Superstitious beliefs and practices represent barriers to safety-related behaviours, yet have received minimal research attention. To examine road crash causation perceptions, particularly the role of superstition, religious and cultural beliefs, 30 interv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Violence against health care providers: a mixed-methods study from Karachi, Pakistan - Baig LA, Shaikh S, Polkowski M, Ali SK, Jamali S, Mazharullah L, Soomro M, Kumari B, Memon S, Maheshwari G, Arif S.
BACKGROUND: Violence against health care providers (HCPs) remains a significant public health problem in developing countries, affecting their performance and motivation. OBJECTIVES: To report the quantity and perceived causes of violence committed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Suicide and deliberate self-harm in Pakistan: a scoping review - Shekhani SS, Perveen S, Hashmi DE, Akbar K, Bachani S, Khan MM.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major global public health problem with more than 800,000 incidents worldwide annually. Seventy-five percent of the global suicides occur in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Pakistan is a LMIC where information on suicidal ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Teaching children road safety through storybooks: an approach to child health literacy in Pakistan - Ahmad H, Naeem R, Feroze A, Zia N, Shakoor A, Khan UR, Mian AI.
BACKGROUND: Road traffic injuries (RTIs) commonly affect the younger population in low- and-middle-income countries. School children may be educated about road safety using storybooks with colorful pictures, which tends to increase the child's interest in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases
WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and diabetes. The WHO Independent Global High-level Commission on NCDs is co-chaired by President Tabar é Vázquez of Uruguay; President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka; President Sauli Niinistö of Finland; Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Healthcare of th...
Source: WHO news - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: communicable disease [subject], infectious diseases, noncommunicable disease [subject], chronic diseases, Press release [doctype] Source Type: news

Turning Promise into Action: Working Towards Gender Equality
Protesters gather outside the Lahore Press Club in the capital of Pakistan's Punjab province, to demand justice for victims of sexual violence. Credit: Irfan Ahmed / IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Feb 15 2018 (IPS)Persistent and pervasive gender-based discrimination is undermining sustainable development and preventing communities and countries from reaching their full potential, said a UN agency. In a new first-of-its-kind report, UN Women examines the progress in realizing the globally adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a gender lens.Though SDG 5 specifically highlights the need to achieve g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Out of the Shadows: Mental Health in Asia Pacific
Mental health has been a peripheral issue in emerging markets for a long time, despite the severe impact not only on those directly affected but also on families and carers, as well as on social cohesion and economic development.Fortunately, mental health is starting to get more attention but there is still a widespread tendency to stigmatize and discriminate against people suffering with a mental illness. They are often considered as dangerous and aggressive which in turn increases the social distance.Is there an opportunity for pharma to do more? In the first of a series of articles exploring mental health in emerging ma...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

How Pitcairn made history on votes for women | Brief letters
Votes for women | Obtaining the pill | Henry Moore sculpture | Asma Jahangir | Ballet reviews | EvolutionIn 2013 Pitcairn islanders celebrated 175 years of women ’s right to vote (Letters, 10 February). Pitcairn may be small and remote but the islanders are justifiably proud of this contribution to world history.Liz TimmsBerwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland• In 1972, I wasn’t able to have an evening appointment at my local family planning clinic for the pill as I wasn’t married (Letters, 6 February).Gill FletcherSheffieldContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Women's suffrage Politics South Pacific World news Contraception and family planning Health Society Feminism Henry Moore Art and design Pakistan South and Central Asia Ballet Dance Stage Evolution Biology Science Source Type: news

Pakistan gang 'stole spinal fluid from women'
The gang obtained the fluid from more than 12 women, including a teen, to sell on the black market. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preference for Sons Influences Contraceptive Use and Reproductive Decision Making in Pakistan
Pakistani couples ’ preference for having more sons than daughters may influence fertility and contraceptive behavior in Pakistan, according to “Son Preference and Family Limitation in Pakistan: A Parity- and Contraceptive Method –Specific Analysis, ” by Mel (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Africa:Climate Change Is Hurting Children the Most - Here Is How to Protect Them
[IPS] In the United States, the 21 young people who are plaintiffs in the case Juliana v. United States will soon make their case against the government for failing to take action against climate change. Similar lawsuits have been filed in countries including Portugal, India, and Pakistan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Son Preference and Family Limitation in Pakistan: A Parity- and Contraceptive Method –Specific Analysis
CONCLUSIONSThe association of son preference with parity progression and modern contraceptive use has become stronger in Pakistan. Continuation of the fertility transition may be difficult unless the degrees of differential stopping behavior and differential contraceptive use decline. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Pakistani baby girl has brain bulging out of her neck
Zareena Mangro, from Pakistan, was born with occipital encephalocele. This is a rare condition in which brain fluid bulges out of the skull bone. She was born with a small golf ball mass that grew rapidly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Natural Disasters Undermine Schooling
Kids work side-by-side at a temporary school for those displaced by floods in eastern Nepal. Many children experience trauma, fear or other psychological impacts of natural disasters, but few receive the necessary treatment. Credit: IPSBy Erica Chuang and Jessie Pinchoff & Stephanie PsakiWASHINGTON DC, Jan 30 2018 (IPS)In 2010, heavy monsoons led to devastating floods in Pakistan that destroyed 11,000 schools. Thousands of additional schools had to be used as community shelters, preventing them from operating as classrooms. In the immediate aftermath of climate-related events such as this, damage to schools and infrast...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Erica Chuang and Jessie Pinchoff Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

An assessment of the level of awareness and reported complaints regarding occupational health hazards and the utilization of personal protective equipments among the welders of Lahore, Pakistan - Hassan SM, Nasir U, Anwar K, Talib U.
OBJECTIVE To assess the level of awareness and reported complaints of occupational health hazards among the welders of Lahore. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study of 70 welders. An interview questionnaire was employed to assess awareness an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Muslim immigrant men's and women's attitudes towards intimate partner violence - Gennari M, Giuliani C, Accordini M.
This study aims to study the attitudes towards Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in a group of Muslim immigrants. To this end, six focus-groups were conducted involving 42 first-generation Muslim immigrants (21 males and 21 females) from Pakistan, Egypt and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ Is the Closest to Midnight It’s Been Since the Cold War
The world moved closer to an existential catastrophe this year as the threat of nuclear warfare escalated, bringing the symbolic Doomsday Clock two minutes away from midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said Thursday. The move of the Doomsday Clock to two minutes away from midnight, the symbolic time at which the planet meets a world-ending disaster, represents a 30-second jump from last year. It is the closest the planet has been to midnight since 1953 when the U.S. and the Soviet Union were testing hydrogen bombs. “To call the world’s nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger and its immed...
Source: TIME: Science - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Foreign Policy nuclear missiles onetime Security Source Type: news

Do terrorist attacks affect ethnic discrimination in the labor market?
(Wiley) Terrorist attacks are known to influence public opinion, but do they also change behaviour? A new British Journal of Sociology study that addressed this question found that Pakistanis in Norway still experience the same level of discrimination, despite claims that Norwegians have become more positive about migrants after the far-right, anti-migrant terrorist attacks of 2011. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women scarred by acid attacks have reconstructive surgery
Fatima Muneer, 45, and Niaz Bano, 53, both from Pakistan, were doused with acid in unrelated attacks, leaving them scarred for life. Zahida Parveen, 24, was badly burned by a gas cylinder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pedestrian environment and behavior in Lahore, Pakistan - Minhas KS, Batool Z, Malik BZ, Sanaullah I, Akbar TA.
In 2015 out of total road traffic crashes in the metropolitan city of Lahore, 25% fatalities involved pedestrians. In 2016 almost forty-five thousand crashes took place in the city. Seventy percent of victims from these crashes were rendered unstable, 55% ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Global Health: Killing of Mother-Daughter Team Shakes Polio Fighters in Pakistan
The country had just eight polio cases last year. The murder of a 38-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter won ’ t derail vaccinations, a leader says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Poliomyelitis Guinea Worm Disease Vaccination and Immunization Rotary Clubs International Taliban Afghanistan Pakistan Source Type: news

Personal bullying and nurses' turnover intentions in Pakistan: a mixed methods study - Malik OF, Sattar A, Shahzad A, Faiz R.
In this study, quantitative and qualitative data are presented to examine the direct and mediated effect of personal bullying on nurses' turnover intentions via job stress. The study also investigates the moderating role of political skill on the associati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Global Health: Killing of Mother-Daughter Team Shakes Polio Eradication Drive in Pakistan
The country had just eight cases of polio last year. The murder of a 38-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter will not derail vaccination efforts, a leader says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Poliomyelitis Guinea Worm Disease Vaccination and Immunization Rotary Clubs International Taliban Afghanistan Pakistan Source Type: news

A radish-like plant from India proven to effectively relieve depression symptoms
(Natural News) A study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed that ethanolic extracts obtained from Raphanus caudatus L., more commonly known as rat-tail radish or tail-pod radish, may hold potential in alleviating depression. A team of Pakistani researchers examined the effects of the plant extracts on male albino mice as part of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO Director-General addresses the Executive Board
Mr Chairman, distinguished members of the Executive Board, non-board members, Excellencies, colleagues, ladies and gentlemen, At 5:45 a.m. last Friday morning, I received a message from Michel Zaffran, my colleague who is the director of polio eradication, informing me of the shocking news that two polio workers, a mother and daughter, had been shot dead in Pakistan. (Source: WHO Director-General speeches)
Source: WHO Director-General speeches - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: director-general [subject], director-general [subject], director-general [subject], director-general [subject] Source Type: news

10 Global Health Issues to Watch in 2018
January 19, 2018It ’s notallbad news.When we set out to compile our annual list of global health issues to watch this year, it seemed like all bad news. And true, that ’s often what we deal with in global health—the problems that need tackling, the suffering we can help alleviate.But then stories and columns likethis one cheer us up. They remind us that no matter how complicated and frustrating our work may get, fighting back against poverty and inequality works.There are and always will be global health challenges to face. But there ’s boundless hope, too. And a field full of determined health work...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Pakistani toddler has surgery to remove 'elephant nose'
Sixteen-month-old Asiya Manghrio, from Sanghar in Pakistan's Sindh province, suffered from frontonasal encephalocele, which caused her brain tissue to grown through a defect in her skull. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province
Pakistani health official says special anti-polio drive launched in eastern Punjab province (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Toddler has a head the size of a football
Fifteen-month-old Muhammad Sanaullah,from Badin in Pakistan, suffers from a rare condition, known as hydrocephalus, which causes fluid to build-up inside his skull. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Pakistan, surveillance for polio reveals a paradox
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Roberts, L. Tags: Asia/Pacific News, Epidemiology, Medicine, Diseases, Virology In Depth Source Type: news

More “folk medicine” holds up under scientific scrutiny: The fruit of an evergreen tree in Bangladesh found to reduce fever, pain, inflammation
(Natural News) Yellow Myrobalan (Terminalia citrina) is a type of large flowering plant widely found across India and Pakistan. Its fruits are of particular interest, as they’ve utilized in many kinds of simplistic medicinal applications. The pharmacological potential of these fruits hasn’t been fully explored until recently, when numerous Pakistani researchers from various institutions took... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Severe obesity may be caused by this genetic mutation
Using genome sequencing in a population of Pakistani children, scientists zoom in on a genetic mutation that is likely to cause severe obesity. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Google Doodle Celebrates Noble Prize-Winning Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana ’s Birthday
Known for his construction of the first synthetic gene and renowned research in nucleic acids and proteins, Indian American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana was honored with a Google Doodle Tuesday. Khorana’s work uncovered how a DNA’s genetic code determines protein synthesis — which dictates how a cell functions. That discovery earned him, along with two colleagues, the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.” Several years later, Khorana created the first synthetic gene — a step that led to commercial...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - January 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized Google onetime Source Type: news

Who Is Har Gobind Khorana? Why Google Is Celebrating the Nobel Prize-Winner
Known for his construction of the first synthetic gene and renowned research in nucleic acids and proteins, Indian American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana is being honored with a Google Doodle Tuesday. Khorana’s work uncovered how a DNA’s genetic code determines protein synthesis — which dictates how a cell functions. That discovery earned him, along with two colleagues, the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.” Several years later, Khorana created the first synthetic gene — a step that led to comme...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized Google Google Doodle onetime Source Type: news

Google Celebrates Nobel-Prize Winning Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana
Indian-American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana, known for his construction of the first synthetic gene and renowned research in nucleic acids and proteins, is being honored with a Google Doodle Tuesday, on what would have been Khorana’s 96th birthday. Khorana’s work uncovered how a DNA’s genetic code determines protein synthesis — which dictates how a cell functions. That discovery earned khorana, along with two colleagues, the 1968 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis.” Several years later, Khorana creat...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized Google Google Doodle onetime Source Type: news

Factors associated with child maltreatment among children aged 11 to 17 years in community settings of Karachi, Pakistan, using Belsky Ecological Framework - Lakhdir MPA, Farooq S, Khan UR, Parpio Y, Azam SI, Razzak J, Laljee AA, Kadir MM.
Child maltreatment is considered as a global social issue and results as combined effect of parental background, socioeconomic environment, family structure, and child characteristics. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with child ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

5 Things You Didn & #039;t Know About Bill Gates
In a lot of ways, Bill Gates isn't that much different from the average American. He begins his day with a cup of coffee and the hope that he makes it to his first meeting on time. On the other hand, he has the luxury of avoiding long lines at airport security checkpoints. During an on-stage interview with CNN's Sanjay Gupta, MD, at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, the multi-billionaire revealed several fun facts about himself. Don't miss the MD&M West Conference and Expo, February 6-8, 2018, in Anaheim, CA. Use promo code "MDDI" for 20% off conference registration and free expo access.  ...
Source: MDDI - January 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder among burn patients in Pakistan: the role of reconstructive surgery in post-burn psychosocial adjustment - Waqas A, Raza N, Zahid T, Rehman A, Hamid T, Hanif A, Jamal M, Farrukh A, Azam A, Turk M, Chaudhry MA.
BACKGROUND: Burns are a common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is among the most prevalent psychopathologies documented among burn patients. However, little is known regarding the risk factors for post-burn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Secular party rule and religious violence in Pakistan - Nellis G, Siddiqui N.
Does secular party incumbency affect religious violence? Existing theory is ambiguous. On the one hand, religiously motivated militants might target areas that vote secularists into office. On the other hand, secular party politicians, reliant on the suppo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Violence against doctors, a serious concern for healthcare organizations to ponder about - Ahmed F, Khizar Memon M, Memon S.
BACKGROUND: Aggression and Violence against primary care physicians is reportedly common in Pakistan but there is no any documented study to-date on this burning issue. METHODS: A formed written questionnaire was distributed among 769 primary care ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Visual outcome and its prognostic factors in patients presenting with ocular war injuries at an army hospital in Pakistan - Hassan Naqvi SA, Malik S, Syed ZUD, Anwar SB, Nayyar S.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the visual outcome and its prognostic factors in patients presenting with ocular war injuries. METHODS: This descriptive, observational study was conducted at the Combined Military Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan, from June 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Cursed' Pakistani girl with a trunk-like nose
Asiya Manghrio, 15 months, from Sanghar in Pakistan, suffers from frontonasal encephalocele. It causes brain tissue to grow out through a defect in the skull. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Achieving antimicrobial resistance (AMR) goals through better fungal diagnostic in Pakistan
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:25Slide presentation (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Fungal Infections in Pakistan - Local Challenges
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 13:13Slide presentation (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Pakistani girl has hernia bigger than a cricket ball
Fiza  Channa, from Karachi, Pakistan, has an umbilical hernia, which weighs more than 1kg (2.2lbs). She cannot walk or run like children her age or fit in clothes properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men and women's perceptions of justifications of wife beating: evidence from Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-13 - Tayyab F, Kamal N, Akbar T, Zakar R.
We examined the justification of wife beating by women and men of reproductive group that comprised of 15-49 years of age by doing secondary data analysis on n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence of spousal violence and associated risk factors: facts from Pakistan Demographics and Health Survey 2012-13 - Hussain S, Usman M, Sabir M, Zakar R, Usman A.
The current study aims to investigate the risk factors associated with the prevalence of spousal violence among the women from 15 to 49 years of age in Pakistan in their marital relationship. Secondary data collected in Pakistan Demographic and Health Surv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Seven-year-old who weighs 19 stone has weight-loss surgery
Muhammad Yousuf from Kasur in Punjab, Pakistan, weighs four times more than an average child of his age. He is thought to suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome, which causes an insatiable appetite. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistani boy who weighs 19 stone has weight-loss surgery
Muhammad Yousuf, seven, from Kasur in Pakistan, weighs four times more than an average child of his age. He is thought to suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome, which causes an insatiable appetite. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news