First Pakistani woman wins ‘Elevate Prize’ for healthcare access

A doctor has become the first Pakistani female who will be awarded the Elevate Prize Foundation Award 2020. The co-founder and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sehat Kahani, Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga was chosen from 1,300 participants from 119 countries.

Female doctor raped in her home, suspect arrested

ISLAMABAD: A female doctor was sexually abused at her residence while the main suspect has been arrested. The woman, Dr Nasreen Kausar, is a resident of Dhoke Ramzanian in Tarnol in Sector G10/3 where she lives with her husband. The

British-Pakistani doctor provides treatment without medication

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani doctor who has recently returned after completing his medical education in the United Kingdom is on a mission to provide treatment of various diseases without any medication. Dr Muhammad Aleem, who hails from Gujrat, has recently returned

Coronavirus is weakening, could disappear on its own: Italian doctor

ROME: An Italian infectious disease doctor has said the coronavirus has become less dangerous and could disappear on its own without a vaccine. Dr Matteo Bassetti, the head of the infectious diseases clinic at the San Martino hospital, said the

Punjab bans sale of dexamethasone without prescription

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday banned the sale of the steroid drug Dexamethasone without a doctor’s prescription. The chief drug controller issued directives for drug inspectors to monitor the distribution of the vital life-saving drug across the province and

COVID-19 claims another doctor’s life in Balochistan

QUETTA: Fighting on the front line, one more doctor has died of COVID-19 in Balochistan. Confirming the report, a spokesperson of the Balochistan health department said that Dr. Zubair Ahmed, who died today of complications arising out of Covid-19, had

Mob stops funeral of Indian doctor who died from COVID-19

CHENNAI: At least 20 people have been arrested in south India for violently preventing the burial of a prominent doctor who died from COVID-19 complications. The renowned Dr Simon Hercules was not given a dignified burial as his friends and

Pakistani doctor wants to volunteer against fighting coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: A doctor from Jhelum has expressed interest to join the fight against the coronavirus in China. The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has appreciated his efforts on Twitter on Saturday. “We appreciate Dr Muhammad Usman Janjua, a foreign doctor to