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    Flood-Hit Pakistan Faces Spread of Infectious Diseases

    Around 33 million people affected by floods in Pakistan are now vulnerable to various diseases. Millions need immediate assistance, especially as floods have damaged...

    ‘Truly Scary’, Says Climate Change Diseases Study

    58 per cent of diseases made worse by climate change and heatwaves can enhance power of viruses, says a study published in the Nature...

    Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis Cripples Health Services

    Until 2021 the country had a strong healthcare sector, but today, Sri Lanka has run out of hard currency to buy basic medicines. Medical...

    So Close, Yet So Far: Three Decades of Injecting Immunity Into Children in Pakistan

    Pakistan might have come a long way in reducing child morbidity and mortality over the past 30 years, nevertheless, cases of vaccine preventable diseases...

    Climate Change a Major Threat to Global Health, says WHO

    Annually, 3.5 million people across the WHO Western Pacific Region die from avoidable environmental causes such as air pollution, extreme weather events or waterborne...

    US$140 Billion Needed to Tackle Lifestyle Diseases, Says Report

    Progress is lacking on UN goals for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and others and an annual investment of US$18 million is needed to promote...

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    World Bank Urges Maldives to Cut Costs, Implement Reforms

    World Bank highlighted the Maldives' current economic and fiscal situation and provided recommendations to alleviate the challenges at present....
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    Time to Reinforce Political Commitment within SAARC: Secretary General Golam Sarwar

    The SAARC Secretary General said that the recent positive gestures from both India and Pakistan with regard to the...

    Floods Continue to Batter Afghanistan

    The rains followed an uncharacteristically late winter and cold wave and have significantly impacted lives and livelihoods – particularly...

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    World Bank Urges Maldives to Cut Costs, Implement Reforms

    World Bank highlighted the Maldives' current economic and fiscal...

    Time to Reinforce Political Commitment within SAARC: Secretary General Golam Sarwar

    The SAARC Secretary General said that the recent positive...