Young Diplomats, Sharp Replies: India's Tradition In Rebuttals To Pak At UN
First Secretary Sneha Dubey gave a blistering retort to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in the UN General Assembly after he raked up... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Terror, Covid origins: PM Modi takes swipe at Pakistan, China in UN speech
India News: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a sharp dig at both Pakistan and China in his address at the United Nations... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S., Pakistan face each other again on Afghanistan threats
The Taliban's takeover has deepened the distrust between the U.S. and Pakistan, allies who have tangled over Afghanistan. But both sides... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US, Pakistan face each other again on Afghanistan threats
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Taliban's takeover of Kabul has deepened the mutual distrust between the U.S. and Pakistan, two putative allies... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Immediately vacate PoK: India in reply to Pakistan PM Imran Khan's UNGA address
Pakistan, where terrorists enjoy free pass, is an "arsonist" disguising itself as a "fire-fighter", and the entire world has suffered... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Imran Khan paints Pakistan as victim of US ungratefulness
Prime Minister Imran Khan sought to cast Pakistan as the victim of American ungratefulness and an international double standard in his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sobering US Holds First Talks With Pakistan On "Priorities" In Afghanistan
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday he believed the world was united on pressing the Taliban after speaking with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghans dying at border as tensions intensify between Taliban, Pakistan
The area has become a “military zone” over the past several days, according to the Taliban police officials who now patrol the overstuffed space. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of safety pattern, cabin ergonomics and sleep on work-related stress and burnout of city and transit bus drivers in lahore, Pakistan - Batool Z, Younis MW, Yasir A, Rehman AU, Dilawar M, Yasin M, Hamza M, Shahzad S, Ali MS, Jamil A, Asghar Khan MH.
Health and working environment of bus drivers is compromised in low-middle-income countries like Pakistan which leads to burnout and excessive Road Traffic Crashes. Hence, this study delves into factors affecting their safe operations from health and work ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The AP Interview: Top Pakistan diplomat details Taliban plan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Be realistic. Show patience. Engage. And above all, don't isolate. Those are the pillars of an approach emerging... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flood hazards and livelihood vulnerability of flood-prone farm-dependent Bait households in Punjab, Pakistan - Ahmad D, Afzal M.
Pakistan is one of the most climate change- and natural disaster-affected country of the world where livelihood and lives of inhabitants are often affected due to these disasters. In the scenario of various disasters and risks, flood disasters are the most... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Risk prediction of covid-19 related death and hospital admission in adults after covid-19 vaccination: national prospective cohort study, BMJ
UK-based risk algorithm based on 6, 952, 440 vaccinated patients, of which 74.1% fully vaccinated, reported 81 deaths and 71 admissions>14 days after second dose. Incidence of covid-19 mortality increased with age and deprivation, male sex, Indian and Pakistani ethnicity. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Context-specificity of violence: physical, psychological, and social dimensions of harm during the Taliban's insurgency (2007-2009) in Pakistan - Sanaullah.
This article explores the Taliban's insurgency (2007-2009) in Swat Valley (northern Pakistan) and the multiple meanings of violence in this context. A thematic analysis of data collected through qualitative fieldwork finds that the violence experienced by ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Road traffic accident data analysis and its visualization - Rabbani MBA, Musarat MA, Alaloul WS, Maqsoom A, Bukhari H, Rafiq W.
Vehicle accidents take human life all over the world particularly in developing countries like Pakistan. It is estimated that 1.2 million people lose their lives in road accidents every year. Apart from this, 20 to 50 million are injured on a yearly basis.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan says situation could worsen if US doesn't recognise Taliban
Pakistan News: Pakista PM Imran Khan has said that if the US does not hold talks with the Taliban and take a positive stance on its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Members of Afghan women's youth football team arrive in Pakistan
Members of Afghanistan's women's football team have arrived in neighboring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women's participation in disaster recovery after the Kashmir, Pakistan earthquake - Gul S, McGee TK.
This study aimed to learn how women participated in the recovery process after the Kashmir earthquake of October 2005 in the Union Council Langarpura, Azad Kashmir state of Pakistan. Focus group discussions (n=2), semi-structured interviews (n=34) and part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Pakistan should worry about consequences of Taliban's success in Afghanistan, former ambassador says
Pakistan has been accused of covertly aiding the Taliban during their insurgency in Afghanistan, while also being an U.S. ally — a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Pakistan International Airlines flight since foreign troop withdrawal lands in Kabul
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane from Islamabad touched down in Kabul on Monday morning, according to an airline... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

John Simpson: Afghanistan, its future, and why China matters
John Simpson reports from the Torkham border where Taliban and Pakistani guards stand face to face. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of Afghans flee to Pakistan following Taliban victory - BBC News
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leaked audio reveals Taliban's rift with Pakistan, claims report
Reports said the Taliban leader, in the audio, blamed the ISI for the ‘non-inclusive’ Cabinet that the Taliban have announced this week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China, Pakistan and Russia trying to figure out what to do with Taliban: Biden
US News: WASHINGTON: China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran are trying to figure out what do they do now with the Taliban, US President Joe... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistani digital health platform Ailaaj bags $1.6M in seed funding
The startup plans to enter the local market for pharmaceuticals, baby and beauty products. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Taliban say they 'desire' to join China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects
South Asia News: ISLAMABAD: Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid on Monday expressed that the group "desires" to join the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An index-based approach for understanding gender preferences in active commuting: a case study of Islamabad, Pakistan - Baig MH, Rana IA, Waheed A.
Active transportation (walking and bicycling) enhances the safety of commuters and improves the environmental conditions of a region. A major way of fighting against obesity, chronic diseases, and mental stresses, active commuting also aids in forming of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide attack by Pakistan's Taliban kills at least 4, injures 20
"My condolences go to the families of the martyrs & prayers for the recovery of the injured," Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide attack rocks Pakistani city of Quetta
Three people have died and 15 were injured in an attack on paramilitary troops in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's southwestern province... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan intelligence chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed arrives in Kabul as Taliban set to announce government
South Asia News: Amid heavy fighting that is underway in Panjshir valley, Pakistan intelligence chief Lt Gen Faiz Hameed has arrived in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which factors contribute to road crashes in non-commercial and commercial vehicles? An examination of administrative data from motorways in Pakistan - Hussain M, Shi J, Baikejuli M.
This study aimed to exhibit the crash distribution and compare the contributory factors (crash characteristics, driver characteristics, vehicle characteristics and road characteristics) responsible for road crashes between non-commercial and commercial veh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Afghanistan: What rise of Taliban means for Pakistan
Some Western powers hope that Pakistan could play a role as a mediator with the new Taliban government. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Mard-e-Momin to Hartal uncle, an asset Pakistan never wanted to lose
Syed Ali Shah Geelani (1929-2021) In the heart of Kashmir’s summer capital in 2008, a 79-year-old cheered on by a delirious crowd... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Dominic Raab visits Pakistan in push to help fleeing Afghans
The foreign secretary's regional tour is focused on securing safe passage for those fleeing Afghanistan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. presses Pakistan as Afghan crisis spirals, leaked docs show
Pakistan’s ambassador questioned reports of Taliban reprisals as U.S. diplomats struggle with refugee arrivals. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kashmir Separatist Leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is Dead
Mr. Geelani was an uncompromising opponent of the Indian government’s control of the Kashmir valley and favored Pakistani sovereignty... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indians Could Live 5.6 Years Longer With Cleaner Air
Cleaning up the region's toxic air would increase life expectancy by 5.6 years in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, according to the latest report by researchers at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Disha Shetty, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Islamabad 'fears' rise in violence along Afghan-Pak border, here's why
Pakistan's government has said that its influence over the movement has waned, particularly since the Taliban grew in confidence once... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

WHO health supplies land in Afghanistan
Kabul/Cairo, 30 August 2021 A plane carrying WHO medicines and health supplies landed in Afghanistan today, 30 August, at 12:25 pm local time. This is the first shipment of medical supplies to land in Afghanistan since the country came under control of the Taliban authorities. “After days of non-stop work to find a solution, I am very pleased to say that we have now been able to partially replenish stocks of health facilities in Afghanistan and ensure that — for now – WHO-supported health services can continue,” said Dr Ahmed Al Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. The 1...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 30, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

AI could help diagnose TB in developing countries
Researchers testing five commercially available artificial intelligence (AI...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI helps triage tuberculosis patients on chest x-ray Vuno inks deal with Samsung integrating AI with mobile x-ray KA Imaging, STC to bring portable x-ray to Pakistan VinBrain highlights TB screening role for AI in Vietnam Fujifilm's x-ray system connected with Qure.ai algorithm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Yes, We Can Grow 1 Trillion Trees to Help Fight Climate Change
We are in a planetary emergency. Horrific heat waves and fires blaze across North America, Turkey and Russia. Extreme floods wreak destruction and cause death from Europe to Africa to Asia. Ocean temperatures and the amount of carbon in our atmosphere have reached unprecedented highs. July was the hottest month in recorded history. Our planet, as the United Nations recently warned, is flashing a “code red for humanity.” There is no single solution to a crisis this large. Nations must fulfill the commitments they made under the Paris Agreement. Industries need to decarbonize, and businesses—especially the ...
Source: TIME: Science - August 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jad Daley and Marc Benioff Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Real Winner of the Afghan War? It ’s Not Who You Think
Pakistan, nominally a U.S. partner in the war, was the Afghan Taliban’s main patron, and sees the Taliban’s victory as its own. But now... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seven countries in the Region to participate in WHO ’s Solidarity PLUS trial
WHO’s Solidarity PLUS trial enters new phase to test 3 new candidate drugs for COVID-19  Cairo, 25 August 2021 – Seven countries in WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region have enrolled to participate in the Solidarity PLUS clinical trial led by WHO. Solidarity PLUS will evaluate 3 potential drugs for the treatment of COVID-19 infections – artesunate, imatinib and infliximab – aiming to protect people from severe hospitalization and death because of COVID-19.  These drugs were selected by an independent panel of experts who assess all available evidence on all relevant therapeutics. T...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 25, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

An empirical assessment of factors influencing injury severities of motor vehicle crashes on national highways of Pakistan - Ullah H, Farooq A, Shah AA.
Road transport is the dominant mode of transport in Pakistan carrying 91% of the country's passenger traffic and 96% of freight traffic. National highways, being 3.7% of the entire road network, carry 80% of commercial traffic. Due to the high number of ro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Parliamentarians Determined to Reach ICPD 25 Goals
Delegates from Asia and Africa met during a two-day conference to discuss ICPD25 programme of action. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, South Africa, Aug 23 2021 (IPS) Politicians from Asia and Africa shared activism anecdotes demonstrating their determination to meet ICPD 25 commitments. They were speaking at a hybrid conference held simultaneously in Kampala, Uganda, and online. Ugandan MP Kabahenda Flavia dramatically told the conference that women parliamentarians in her country “stampeded the budget process” to ensure there was potential to recruit midwives and nurses at health centres. Another t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Africa Asia-Pacific Conferences COVID-19 Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Population TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Women in Politics APDA Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Ugan Source Type: news

Pakistan intel agency played key role in Taliban takeover of Afghanistan: US Congressman
US News: Pakistan and its intelligence service have played a key role in fostering the Taliban and allowing it to eventually take over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What ’s 50 Times More Dangerous Than Afghanistan?
Pakistan has nuclear weapons and 200 million people, many of whom celebrate Taliban victory. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Collapse in Afghanistan, Russia Takes Charge in Central Asia
Along with Pakistan and China, Russia has gained broad influence in security matters at the expense of the United States and India. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With Afghan Collapse, Moscow Takes Charge in Central Asia
Along with Pakistan and China, Russia has gained broad influence in security matters at the expense of the United States and India. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association of variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) and T941G polymorphism of monoamine oxidase (MAO-A) gene with aggression in Pakistani subjects - Sarwar S, Shabana, Hasnain S.
BACKGROUND: Human behavioral traits are known to be significantly heritable. Certain individuals have a greater tendency of negative behavioral aspects including aggression. The quest to identify tunderlying genetic causes has led to identification of a nu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news