Hoechst Pakistan to acquire products and trademarks from Sanofi affiliates

Board approves strategic acquisition to strengthen product portfolio and market position

How Sehat Kahani came out the other side of the funding crunch

In the world of Pakistan’s telehealth space where models are not yet working, Sehat Kahani pushed a story that helped them keep the startup funded and running. What exactly did they do?
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FBR abolishes 10% processing fee on key Afghan transit goods for a limited period

The notification specifies that the waiver is applicable to cargo arriving during the period from October 3, 2023, to November 16, 2023

After Covid slump, Shifa International continues on its path of expansion

A tale of perseverance and dedication to grow

Insurance companies fight for the government’s UHI contract

The launch of the Pakistan Tehreek i Insaaf’s (PTI) flagship universal health insurance (UHI) scheme in Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Kashmir, Islamabad,...
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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...