Imran Khan

PM Khan launches Sehat Sahulat Programme in KP

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday launched healthcare coverage for all residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) under the Sehat Sahulat Programme. Under...

Exporters laud lifting of ban on export of surgical, N-95 masks

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PHMA) North Zone Chairman Mian Naeem Ahmed on Thursday appreciated the federal government’s decision of...

Covid-19: PPE worth $0.5m distributed among frontline workers

Health ministry distributes nine metric tonnes of Personal Protective Equipment made available by ADB and UNICEF

ADB collaborates with WHO to expand healthcare, contain Covid-19 across Asia

MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday strengthened its partnership with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recognising that increased collaboration is...

As private hospitals rake it in, should the government use its pandemic powers, or simply let the free-market be?

Covid-19 patients and their families complain of extraordinarily high bills and lack of transparency on pricing

WHO says asymptomatic spread of coronavirus ‘very rare,’ but experts raise questions

The World Health Organization made noise Monday when the head of its emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, said during...

Government to finalise budget on June 8

The government is set to finalise the outlay for the federal budget 2020-21 on June 8 in a meeting of the National...

Covid-19: Amazon planning to build its own testing lab for staff

Retail giant Amazon says it will build its own coronavirus testing lab to monitor the health of its staff. Cases of Covid-19 have...

Germany to provide €12m grant for healthcare development in KP, GB

ISLAMABAD: Economic Affairs Division Secretary Noor Ahmed and German Development Bank (KfW) Country Director Wolfgang Moeller on Thursday signed financing agreements for Social...

Medicinal imports rise 3.54pc to $929m

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has imported medicinal products worth $929.355 million during the first ten months of the current fiscal year, showing a growth of...

Construction of Pakistan’s largest Shaukat Khanum Hospital commences in Karachi

The hospital, which will be completed with an estimated cost of Rs6.2bn, is planned to become operational by Dec 2021 The year 2019...

GSKCH paid-up capital increases post merger

In a notification sent to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX), GSKCH Pakistan said the shareholding of its holding company GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare B.V is now 100,423,259

GSK Chairman Hampton to step down ahead of split

The announcement comes a month after GSK’s Chief Executive Emma Walmsley announced her boldest plans yet - to split the company into two businesses — one for prescription drugs and vaccines, the other for over-the-counter products

PSQCA issues notice to beauty cream manufacturers over health concerns

Faiza Beauty Cream causes skin cancer, other diseases

Punjab Food Authority declares 61 ghee, cooking oil brands ‘unhealthy’

PFA has declared 61 ghee and cooking oil brands unhealthy for usage and has further seized 47,233 litres of ghee and cooking oil