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Two more polio cases surface in Sindh

KARACHI: Two new polio cases from Sindh were confirmed by the province’s emergency operation centre (EOC) for polio on Friday, taking the cases toll to 19 in 2019. An EOC Sindh spokesperson said the polio virus was found in Sukkur in a seven-year-old girl who had weakness in her right …

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Countrywide anti-polio campaign kicks-off

ISLAMABAD: A countrywide anti-polio campaign today (Monday) kicked-off under tight security measures, ARY News reported. During a five-day campaign in Punjab 19 million children under the age of five years will be administered anti-polio vaccine. In Sindh over 2.3 million children while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan over six point …

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Egypt finds ‘rare’ bust of pharaoh Ramses II near Giza

CAIRO: A “rare” bust of a statue of the pharaoh Ramses II has been discovered near Giza, south of Cairo, the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry announced Wednesday. The statue is the first rose granite bust of Ramses II found that includes the “ka” symbol, according to a statement from the ministry, …

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Ed Sheeran crowned No. 1 artist of the decade

LONDON: Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has been named the ‘UK’s Official Number 1 Artist of the Decade’ after a meteoric rise to music stardom, the Official Charts Company said on Wednesday. His global hit Shape of You – which spent 14 weeks as No. 1 in 2017 – was also named …

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Climate change hits health, yet funds lacking: WHO

The UN agency, in a report issued a day after a climate summit began in Madrid, urged governments to meet ambitious targets to reduce heat-trapping carbon emissions saying it could save a million lives a year through lower air pollution alone. “Health is paying the price of the climate crisis. …

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PTI govt working on plan to upgrade tribal health centres

PESHAWAR: The provincial and federal governments are working to upgrade the health facilities in the newly merged tribal districts (NMTDs) to improve the delivery of healthcare services at their doorsteps. This was stated by K-P Health Minister Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan on Friday while inaugurating new equipment installed in the …

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Two of three polio viruses eradicated in ‘historic’ step: WHO

LONDON: The World Health Organisation welcomed an “historic step” toward a polio-free world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of three types of the crippling virus has been eradicated globally. The announcement by the Global Commission for the Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication means that only wild …

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