China ramps up livelihood, economic support amid COVID-19 control

Xinhua Beijing: Local governments across China are rolling out policies to support businesses and residents amid the ongoing COVID-19 control, allowing virus-hit supermarkets to reopen sooner and reducing operating costs for struggling companies. The Chinese capital Beijing promised to expedite the reopening of shopping malls and supermarkets that sell livelihood-related products, as the latest effort […]

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Ambassador Adam M. Tugio for collaborative efforts among OIC countries to develop Traditional Herbal Medicine

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio this week emphasized the need to accelerate collaborative efforts among the OIC countries for the development of Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM) in the wake of growing popularity of natural remedy methods and global awareness to protect environment for ensuring ‘Greener Future’. Addressing the participants […]

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China’s optimized COVID-19 response measures based on practical experience, data

China Economic Net Beijing: A Chinese health official said on Saturday that the 20 newly released measures on epidemic prevention and control were well conceived based on ample practical experience and related assessment data. On the basis of the ninth edition of the country’s COVID-19 control protocols, these measures, which were announced on Friday, optimized […]

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Mental well-being should be prioritized in the workplace

Sara Al-Mulla Governments can never be too relentless in attracting and retaining talent. Now considered as powerhouses of global economies, exceptional talents have been instrumental in injecting innovation, productivity and economic growth across multiple industries, making them a valuable currency. But even as employers scramble to hire talents from all over the world, the post-pandemic […]

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US provides additional 8m Covid pediatric jabs to Pakistan

Staff Writer Islamabad: The United States government has delivered an additional batch of eight million Pfizer Covid-19 pediatric vaccine doses to Pakistan. According to the US Embassy in Islamabad, this shipment increases the United States’ donation to more than 78 million safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine doses for the people of Pakistan, including 16 million […]

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Talking China down will again fall flat

Wang Wen Recently, many international financial institutions have continued to downgrade China’s economic growth forecasts. Badmouthing China is not something new, and China’s economy is indeed facing a lot of downward pressure due to factors like the COVID-19 epidemic. But objectively speaking, these pessimistic opinions are based on either groundless accusations or exaggeration to deliberately […]

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COVID-19 pandemic’s innovation lessons for the climate crisis

Antonio Andreoni & Rainer Quitzow While the COVID-19 crisis has brought much suffering and many socioeconomic burdens, it has also shown how targeted cooperation between the state and business can speed innovation. Addressing the climate crisis calls for similarly creative collaboration. In both cases, accelerating innovation and experimenting with local solutions is necessary but not […]

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SINOVAC keen to invest in Pakistan, set up joint venture to treat Covid

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: SINOVAC has expressed keen interest in setting up a joint venture for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Covid by investing in Pakistan. A delegation of the company discussed the opportunities with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at a meeting here. SINOVAC’s General Manager Qiang Gao led the Chinese company delegation. The Prime […]

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Monkeypox is a political issue that requires facts, not hype

Dr Theodore karasik The monkeypox outbreak is drawing attention from international medical surveillance professionals and health practitioners because of key elements present in this latest event, originating from the African continent. Indeed, the international environment is heated and weary of disease and warfare. News reports say that about 130 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, […]

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Equipped with Chinese technology, advanced Dental Laboratory inaugurated at LUMHS

Gwadar Pro Jamshoro: The Advanced Dental Laboratory at Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro was inaugurated at LUMHS Advanced Dental Care Center this week equipped with the Chinese technology. Vice Chancellor, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro, Professor Dr Ikram Din Ujjan inaugurated the Laboratory. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, the […]

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Japan to lift COVID entry ban for 106 countries including US

Tokyo: Japan plans to ease COVID 19-related border restrictions by lifting its entry ban for foreignnationals from 106 countries including the United States, Britain and France, the government said. Tokyo has been gradually relaxing pandemic-induced curbs but the loosened border regime does not mean a full reopening to tourists. The foreign ministry said in an […]

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Harnessing the power of AI to advance knowledge of Type 1 diabetes

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Missouri, Children’s Mercy Kansas City and Texas Children’s Hospital has used a new data-driven approach to learn more about persons with Type 1 diabetes, who account for about 5-10% of all diabetes diagnoses. The team gathered its information through health informatics and applied artificial intelligence (AI) […]

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China played key role in Pakistan’s fight against Covid-19: Planning Minister

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: China has played a key role in Pakistan’s combat against the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Pakistani minister said. Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), told Gwadar Pro that China’s help and support was instrumental to where Pakistan is at the […]

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Sino-Pak cooperation in healthcare deepening brotherhood

China Economic Net Beijing: China and Pakistan’s cooperation in healthcare and medicines will deepen the traditional friendship between the iron brothers. Consulate General of China in Lahore, entrusted by China Charity Federation, donated 2,000 Kits of Love to children at the SOS Children’s Village in Lahore on December 25, 2021, which includes medical surgical masks, […]

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Sindh govt has ‘revolutionized’ healthcare system: Bilawal Bhutto

Staff Writer Karachi: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said this week that the PPP’s Sindh Government has revolutionised the healthcare system in the province. He said the PPP has as per it’s commitment improved the JPMC, the largest tertiary care and postgraduate health facility by setting up a 500-beded surgical complex with […]

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Clearance of protein linked to Alzheimer’s controlled by circadian cycle

The brain’s ability to clear a protein closely linked to Alzheimer’s disease is tied to our circadian cycle, according to research published today in PLOS Genetics. The research underscores the importance of healthy sleep habits in preventing the protein Amyloid-Beta 42 (AB42) from forming clumps in the brain, and opens a path to potential Alzheimer’s […]

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