Big investment needed to eliminate hepatitis C in Pakistan could deliver huge health benefits
A large investment of at least US$3.9 billion needed to meet the World Health Organisation ’ s (WHO) target for the elimination of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Pakistan could deliver huge benefits in terms of lives saved and reduced ill health, according to University of Bristol led research published in The Lancet Global Health today [19 February]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Big investment needed to eliminate Hep C in Pakistan could deliver huge health benefits
(University of Bristol) A large investment of at least US$3.9 billion needed to meet the World Health Organization's (WHO) target for the elimination of Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Pakistan could deliver huge benefits in terms of lives saved and reduced ill health, according to University of Bristol led research published in The Lancet Global Health today [19 February]. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 19, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Polio eradication a UN priority, says Guterres in Pakistan visit
In one of the last bastions of polio on the planet, millions of children are being given a fighting chance against the paralyzing and potentially fatal disease.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punish...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Aamna Mohdin and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Japan Hong Kong Australia news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Chinese city. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city of Wuhan, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Chinese city. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city of Wuhan, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Wuhan. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

'Please evacuate us': 800 Pakistan students plead for help to escape Wuhan
The group have been confined to a hostel for three weeks and want their government to help them fly back homeCoronavirus latest updatesHundreds of Pakistani students trapped in the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak have said they are going through “mental torture” and pleaded with their government to help get them out.Rehan Rasheed, who has been studying medicine in Wuhan since 2015, criticised the Pakistan government and prime minister Imran Khan for refusing to bring back the more than 800 students who have been trapped in the city since it was locked down by the Chinese authorities in an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Shah Meer Baloch Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Pakistan Science South and Central Asia Source Type: news

As Foreigners Flee China, Pakistan Tells Its Citizens to Stay
Pakistan has refused to evacuate 800 citizens in Wuhan, fearing an outbreak at home. Some stuck in the hot zone worry they are part of a larger geopolitical game. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Abi-Habib Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Viruses Epidemics Evacuations and Evacuees Colleges and Universities Hubei Province (China) Pakistan Source Type: news

Pakistan student in Wuhan misses father's funeral, anxiety grows
From his dormitory in the locked-down Chinese city of Wuhan, PhD student Hassan spoke to his father in Pakistan for the last time on Thursday. The 80-year-old begged him to come home. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

'Come home': Pakistan student in Wuhan misses father's funeral, anxiety grows
From his dormitory in the locked-down Chinese city of Wuhan, PhD student Hassan spoke to his father in Pakistan for the last time on Thursday, as the 80-year-old begged him to come home. The next day, Hassan's father died of a heart ailment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity
Pandemics are perversely democratic. They’re nasty, lethal and sneaky, but they don’t discriminate. No matter your age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or nation, you’re a part of the pathogenic constituency. That shared vulnerability, and the resulting human collectivism—a universal response to a universal threat—is newly and vividly evident in the face of the now-global outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV. As of writing, there have been over 30,000 diagnosed cases and over 630 related deaths. A virus that emerged in a single city, Wuhan, China—indeed, in a single crowded ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV Infectious Disease Source Type: news

Trends in bullying and emotional and behavioral difficulties among Pakistani schoolchildren: a cross-sectional survey of seven cities - Naveed S, Waqas A, Shah Z, Ahmad W, Wasim M, Rasheed J, Afzaal T.
Background: Bullying and peer victimization among adolescents are growing public health concerns that affect victims' emotional well-being, and their social and academic functioning. Despite concerns about this public health epidemic in low- and mid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

U.S. whipping up panic over virus, China says, as Pakistan resumes flights
China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese stocks plunged on the first day back from the extended Lunar New Year holiday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pakistan resumes flights to and from China, screens passengers for virus
Pakistan said on Monday it was resuming flights to and from China, three days after it suspended them because of the coronavirus outbreak in China. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Our Message at Davos: Water & Sanitation Are a Critical Line of Defence Against Climate Change
Credit: WaterAid/ DRIK/ Habibul HaqueBy Tim WainwrightLONDON, Jan 31 2020 (IPS) There was only one topic on everyone’s lips at Davos this year – climate change. The headlines focused on the cold war between Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump, but there was much greater consensus among those gathered for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Forum itself updated its manifesto for responsible business – with climate right at its core. Among those calling for urgent action was WaterAid’s own president, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. It’s more than 30 years since he last...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tim Wainwright Tags: Civil Society Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

A university hospital based study on thoracic trauma: life threatening event, its etiology, presentation, and management - Ahmad R, Bhatti DS, Bokhari MHT, Asad A.
INTRODUCTION: Thoracic injury is becoming an important cause of mortality in Pakistan, especially in the younger subset of population. The initial management of these injuries is essential as these patients can develop multiple complications, ultimately le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Maternal depression in rural Pakistan: the protective associations with cultural postpartum practices - LeMasters K, Andrabi N, Zalla L, Hagaman A, Chung EO, Gallis JA, Turner EL, Bhalotra S, Sikander S, Maselko J.
BACKGROUND: Traditional postpartum practices are intended to provide care to mothers, but there is mixed evidence concerning their impact on postpartum depression (PPD). It remains unknown if there is a unique impact of postpartum practices on PPD separate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of paraphenylene-diamine poisoning in three districts headquarter hospitals of Pakistan - Ansari RZ, Khosa AH, Yadain SM, Shafi S, Haq AU, Khalil ZH.
This study was done with the objective to determine the clinical lab diagnostic accuracy of serum creatinine phosphokinase in cases in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Epidemiology and outcomes of trauma patients at The Indus Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, 2017 - 2018 - Salman S, Saleem SG, Shaikh Q, Yaffee AQ.
The objective of this study was to determine the distribution, etiology, severity and outcomes of trauma pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

HIV Outbreak in Pakistani Children Likely Caused by Poor Infection-Control Practices HIV Outbreak in Pakistani Children Likely Caused by Poor Infection-Control Practices
An HIV outbreak predominantly affecting children in Pakistan likely resulted from poor infection-control practices, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 8, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

“Never give up hope,” fistula survivor tells Pakistani women
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan– “Helping women suffering fistula is my mission in life, " Razia Shamshad said about the maternal injury from childbirth that she thought would ruin her life. “No woman deserves to live in misery, especially when it is treatable.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: csantamaria Source Type: news

Pakistan to Provide Free Healthcare for Trans People Pakistan to Provide Free Healthcare for Trans People
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - January 7, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Marriage, dowry, and women's status in rural Punjab, Pakistan - Makino M.
Dowry is a common custom observed in South Asian countries. Despite alleged negative consequences caused by dowry and the legal ban or restrictions on its practice, the custom has been extended, and recently, dowry amounts seem to be increasing. Compared w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Epidemiological, poisoning characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients admitted to the National Poisoning Control Centre at Karachi, Pakistan: a six month analysis - Amir A, Haleem F, Mahesar G, Abdul Sattar R, Qureshi T, Syed JG, Ali Khan M.
INTRODUCTION:  Any substance if taken in enough quantity can be defined as a poison provided it causes physiological or anatomical harm. It can range from food products to therapeutic medications to toxins and chemicals. Animals, plants, and insects also ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Narrative Medicine: Becoming a Doctor in Pakistan
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - January 1, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Narrative Medicine Source Type: news

Gunmen in Pakistan Kill Two Police Escorting Polio Vaccinators Gunmen in Pakistan Kill Two Police Escorting Polio Vaccinators
Gunmen shot and killed two police officers escorting a polio vaccination team on Wednesday forcing a suspension of the immunization campaign in a district of northwest Pakistan, where the crippling disease is endemic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

A comprehensive review of climate change impacts, adaptation, and mitigation on environmental and natural calamities in Pakistan - Hussain M, Butt AR, Uzma F, Ahmed R, Irshad S, Rehman A, Yousaf B.
The devastations and damages caused by climate change are apparent across the globe, specifically in the South Asian region where vulnerabilities to climate change among residents are high and climate change adaptation and mitigation awareness are extremel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Scientists call for government action to control and treat unprecedented outbreak of childhood HIV in Pakistan
(The Lancet) The HIV outbreak in Pakistan is unprecedented in terms of the proportion of young children affected, mostly under 5-years-old. It represents a 54% increase in paediatric diagnoses over the past 13 years, according to an observational study of more than 30,000 people in the town of Ratodero, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Five Individuals Sentenced Federally For Participating in Global Fraud Scheme
Byramji Javat, Pakistan, Luis Soto, Miami FL, Sunil Chopra, William Armando, CA, Emanuel Daskos, Hallandale Beach FL, Global Fraud Scheme, Uniworld Group, Dubai, Buy American Act, Afghanistan Reconstruction and Development Services, ARDS, US Military, Trial, Diverted, Pain Meds, Medical Products (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 17, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Physical fighting among school-attending Adolescents in pakistan: associated factors and contextual influences - Shaikh MA, Abio A, Celedonia KL, Lowery Wilson M.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent physical fighting is a problem of public health importance, with varied consequences in the form of school absenteeism, injury, and, in some cases, death. Although research on risk and protective factors exists, most has been conduct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Chronic maternal depressive symptoms are associated with reduced socio-emotional development in children at 2 years of age: analysis of data from an intervention cohort in rural Pakistan - De Oliveira CVR, Rasheed M, Yousafzai AK.
Background: Maternal depression affects a high proportion of women during the antenatal and postnatal period in low- and middle-income countries. While maternal depression is recognized as a significant risk for poor early child development that war... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Dengue fever – Afghanistan
On 1 May 2019, in response to increasing numbers of dengue fever cases in Pakistan and India, health authorities in Afghanistan heightened monitoring for the disease. As part of this increased vigilance, the Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) in Kabul began to broaden its investigation for possible cases of the disease, such as reviewing samples that tested negative for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) to see if they were positive for dengue. The laboratory performed differential diagnosis and tests on 40 samples that had tested negative for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF). Between 1 October to 4 December...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

A fifth wave of terrorism? The emergence of terrorist semi-states - Honig O, Yahel I.
Drawing on Rapoport's four waves thesis, this study asks whether the emergence of terrorist semi-states (TSS) in the 21st-century MENA region and Pakistan mean that we are seeing the beginning of a new (fifth) wave. We define a TSS as a rebel group that a)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Gains and Losses of Irregular Migration
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Dec 6 2019 (IPS) While opening a newspaper or watching a TV program we are every day made aware of the plights of irregular migrants. Some recent examples among many – on 24 October, 39 Chinese nationals were found dead in a lorry trailer in Essex. They had apparently frozen to death within a refrigerator container with temperatures as low as -25C (-13F). This while tragedies occur almost daily on the Mediterranean Sea. On 26 November, a rescue vessel found a boat almost completely sunken. It had three dead bodies aboard. Fifty-five migrants were saved. Three of them were in a critical...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Effects of bullying on job insecurity and deviant behaviors in nurses: roles of resilience and support - Sarwar A, Naseer S, Zhong JY.
AIM(S): The present study tested a moderated mediation model in the Hospital industry of Pakistan. Extending the Conservation of Resources theory, we conducted a joint investigation of the mediating role of (a) Job Insecurity in linking Workplace Bullying ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Typhoid vaccine 'works fantastically well'
The jab is being given to nine million children in Pakistan at risk of a dangerous form of the infection. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role of social norm in acceptability attitude of women toward intimate partner violence in Punjab, Pakistan - Nadeem M, Malik MI.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a public health and human rights issue with the social and economic impacts felt by women. Punjab is a male-dominated society, where partner violence is generally accepted as a cultural norm and viewed as normal behavior ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Polio outbreaks in Africa caused by mutation of strain in vaccine
New cases of highly infectious disease that should be ‘consigned to the history books’ reported in Nigeria, the DRC, CAR and AngolaNew cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine have been reported in four African countries and more children are now being paralysed by vaccine-derived viruses than those infected by viruses in the wild, according to global health numbers.The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners identified nine new cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic and Angola last week. Along with seven other African countries with outbreak...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Edna Mohamed Tags: Global development Polio Infectious diseases Health Medical research Children Africa Nigeria Democratic Republic of the Congo Central African Republic Angola Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Pakistan
Through national disease surveillance, an outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type-2 (cVDPV2) has been confirmed in Pakistan in 2019. Between 7 July and 3 November 2019, 11 children have been paralysed from cVDPV2 in Pakistan – four in Diamir district, Gilgit-Baltistan province, three in Kohistan, two in Torghar and one in Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, and one in Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad. The median age for these cases was 22 months ranging from 8 to 66 months . The virus was also isolated in stool samples from two contacts of one patient from Diamir, one contact of one patient...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Statistics and Stories – Time to Change the Refugee Narrative?
Rohingya refugees carry blankets at a camp in Bangladesh. Credit: Naimul Haq/IPSBy Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Nov 25 2019 (IPS) Statistics and stories. When aid agencies appeal for funding to tackle the latest refugee crisis and journalists do their reporting, then these are the two narratives most chosen — one impersonal and the other upfront and individual. The sheer numbers can feel overwhelming. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says more than 70 million people are currently displaced by conflict, the most since the Second World War. Among them are nearly 26 million who have fled their countries (over half under the age...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Pakistan grapples with drug-resistant typhoid outbreak
Early this year Muhammad Haider Sajjad, a thin bespectacled boy of 15, was hospitalized in Karachi, Pakistan's commercial capital. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

As Donors Ramp up Polio Funding, Worries of Comeback Persist
Polio cases around have declined globally by more than 99 percent since 1988, but the type 1 poliovirus remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where it has made a comeback this year and infected 102 people. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS By James ReinlUNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 2019 (IPS) Efforts to wipe polio off the face of the planet took a step forward this week, with a multibillion-dollar fundraiser in the Middle East helping eradication schemes tackle a virus that disproportionately kills and cripples children in poor countries. Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $2.6 billion on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi to...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: James Reinl Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations polio eradication World Health Organization (WHO) Source Type: news

Dengue fever – Pakistan
Health authorities in Pakistan are responding to an ongoing outbreak of dengue fever. This outbreak was first reported on 8 July 2019 by the Khyber Teaching Hospital in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. Since then, three other provinces (Punjab, Balochistan, and Sindh), as well as Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), and Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK; one of the two autonomous territories) have also reported cases of dengue fever. From 8 July to 12 November 2019, a total of 47,120 confirmed cases of dengue fever, including 75 deaths, were reported from the four provinces (KP, Punjab, Balochistan, and Sindh), Islamaba...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 19, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Pakistan deploys new vaccine against 'superbug' typhoid outbreak
Pakistan began vaccinating millions of children against typhoid on Friday to try to control a drug-resistant superbug outbreak of the fever that has already infected some 11,000 people since 2016 and risks spreading internationally. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication - Pakistan, January 2018-September 2019
Afghanistan and Pakistan are the only countries that continue to confirm ongoing wild poliovirus type 1 transmission. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 14, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Polio (poliomyelitis) Polio Vaccination Population health Source Type: news

Mediating effect of cognitive social capital on the relationship between physical disability and depression in elderly people of rural Pakistan - Tariq A, Beihai T, Ali S, Abbas N, Ilyas A.
The objective of this study was to investigate the mediating effect of cognitive social capital (interpersonal trust and reciprocity) o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Social network analysis of Army Public School shootings: need for a unified man-made disaster management in Pakistan - Azhar A, Malik MN, Muzaffar A.
This study evaluates the effectiveness of inter-organizational collaboration in response to the Army Public School (APS) Shootings that happened on December 16th, 2014 in the city Peshawar, Pakistan. After reviewing the major changes in terrorism related p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Current capacities, preparedness and needs of local institutions in dealing with disaster risk reduction in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan - Shah AA, Shaw R, Ye J, Abid M, Amir SM, Kanak Pervez AKM, Naz S.
Local institutions could play an essential role in providing first-hand rescue and support to communities in reducing the impacts and vulnerability to natural disasters such as floods. Keeping in view the importance of local institutions, Pakistan has esta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Public perception of autonomous car: a case study for Pakistan - Ullah I, Jamal A, Subhan F.
Autonomous car (AC) also called a self-driving car is becoming popular around the globe. Recent literature on potential benefits of AC has proven the possibility of introducing it in nearby future. Before implementing this technology at the market level vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news