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Over 60 vital medicines are not available in market

ISLAMABAD: More than 60 medicines classified as ‘ important medicines ‘ by the World Health Organisation (WHO)are not available on the Pakistani market or are in short supply due to retail price problems, delays in approval to or international warnings

Pharmaceutical prices

The government has reduced the prices of 89 essential and life-saving medicines with immediate effect. This may offer temporary relief but the move is mere eyewash for the public reeling under the burden of a hike in prices of pharmaceutical

Medicines pose global environmental risk, experts warn

PARIS: Residues from billions of doses of antibiotics, painkillers and antidepressants pose a significant risk to freshwater ecosystems and the global food chain, a new analysis said on Thursday. There are growing fears that the unchecked use of antibiotics in

Dengue victims list crosses 12,000: Zafar Mirza

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Zafar Mirza, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health said on Thursday that 12,500 dengue cases had been confirmed across Pakistan. Dr. Mirza while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on National Health Services highlighted that Bangladesh

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