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President Alvi calls for intensifying breast cancer campaign

Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi Monday highlighted the need for raising awareness among women about breast cancer, as it’s quite important for female’s lives.

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President Alvi calls for intensifying breast cancer campaign
President Alvi calls for intensifying breast cancer campaign

He felt regretful while discussing the lack of education and breast cancer awareness in the country.

The rate of breast cancer mortality in Pakistan is approximately 50%, which is quite appalling.

The president made these remarks in the meeting on the breast awareness campaign through a video link from Karachi.

While chairing a meeting, the president emphasized that the female doctors should hold regular sessions in women colleges and universities regarding breast cancer to create awareness about the disease.

He also orders the provincial authorities to check on the number of cases regarding breast cancer disease, so that government could take stern actions over this deadly disease.   

The meeting was attended by Special Assistant to PM on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan, provincial health ministers from Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Pakistan Dr. Palitha Mahipala, chief secretaries of Balochistan and Sindh, representatives of PIMS and Shifa International Hospital.

The president highlighted that women of the country were facing multiple health problems, including malnutrition that needed to be addressed on a priority basis.

Appreciating the role played by media in creating awareness about breast cancer in October last year, the President hoped that media would also play a similarly active role this year to educate the people about the disease.

 

 

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COVID-19: Pakistan sees significant decline in daily fatalities

Pakistan on Monday saw a sharp decline in fatalities from the coronavirus, registering 27 fatalities over the past 24 hours, down from 34 a day earlier, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

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COVID-19: Pakistan sees significant decline in daily fatalities

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday saw a sharp decline in fatalities from the coronavirus, registering 27 fatalities over the past 24 hours, down from 34 a day earlier, according to the country’s Health Ministry.

Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves. Today, the daily positivity rate in-country is at 2.84%.

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,490 cases of coronavirus were reported while 27 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 27,893.

The total number of cases has reached 1,251,348.

As many as 1,177,249 patients have recovered from the disease with 3,407 critical cases.

Punjab  

The number of patients swelled to 433,286 in the province with 12,685 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 460,111 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,427.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 174,671 in the province with 5,580 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 32,981 confirmed cases while 349 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,234 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 738. On the other hand, there are 10,332 cases in GB with 186 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 105,733 cases in the capital city while 928 people have lost their lives.

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Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 deaths

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,742 cases of coronavirus were reported while 39 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 27,729.

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Pakistan continues to report decline in COVID-19 deaths

Islamabad: Pakistan’s coronavirus positivity rate is less than 4% for the sixth consecutive day, government data showed Thursday morning.

Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves. Today, the daily positivity rate in-country is at 3.30%.

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,742 cases of coronavirus were reported while 39 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 27,729.

The total number of cases has reached 1,245,127.

As many as 1,169,566 patients have recovered from the disease with 3,768 critical cases.

Punjab    

The number of patients swelled to 431,092 in the province with 12,617 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 457,458 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,382.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 173,796 in the province with 5,537 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 32,916 confirmed cases while 348 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,127 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 738. On the other hand, there are 10,321 cases in GB with 184 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 105,417 cases in the capital city while 923 people have lost their lives.

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COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,004 cases, 28 deaths

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,004 cases of coronavirus were reported while 28 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 28,134.

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COVID-19: Pakistan reports 1,004 cases, 28 deaths

Islamabad: Amid a steady decline in Covid-19 infections, Pakistan's coronavirus positivity ratio further fell to 2.31% with 1,004 new cases.

According to National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), around 1,004 cases of coronavirus were reported while 28 people succumbed to the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to 28,134.

Pakistan is presently experiencing the fourth wave of coronavirus which is said to be deadlier and more contagious than the previous three COVID waves.

The total number of cases has reached 1,258,959.

As many as 1,188,562 patients have recovered from the disease with 2,473 critical cases.

Punjab

The number of patients swelled to 436,197 in the province with 12,785 causalities.

Sindh

The number of infections has surged to 462,859 in the province, while the death toll has reached 7,497.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The confirmed cases have surged to 175,974 in the province with 5,645 casualties.

Balochistan

There are 33,076 confirmed cases while 350 patients have died from the infection so far.

AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

There are 34,350 coronavirus cases in the AJK while the death toll has reached 739. On the other hand, there are 10,350 cases in GB with 186 coronavirus deaths.

Islamabad

There are 106,153 cases in the capital city while 932 people have lost their lives. 

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