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Well being, vitamin have to be a part of nationwide uplift agendas: Audio system



ISLAMABAD: The specialists on Tuesday underscored that well being and vitamin have to be the highest precedence on nationwide growth agendas to deal with the long run pandemics and well being emergencies.

The specialists had been talking on the inauguration of a two-day coaching course on well being and hospital administration commenced at COMSTECH right here on Tuesday.

World Well being Group Consultant Dr Palitha Gunarathna Mahipala was the chief visitor on the inaugural session.

Talking on the event, he stated well being system administration was vital, we would have liked to have disciplined well being sector administration, curriculum and educated personnel to handle the well being sector.

He steered that well being sector managers ought to handle in an efficient and environment friendly approach by wanting on the assets out there.

“The world is in transition: demographic, life-style, and financial transition, which warrants us to handle well being methods effectively in compliance with the altering world, he stated.”

Dr. Mahipala appreciated the response and administration of COVID by the federal government of Pakistan and stated it was unified, excellent and distinctive and plenty of nations can study from that. He knowledgeable that coordination and governance, science and epidemiology and communication are the three pillars to answer any emergency successfully.

“Going to hospital is riskier than climbing Mount Everest. He talked about that folks go to hospital to get remedy of 1 illness and sadly come again residence with one other an infection, Dr. Mahipala stated.”

He pressured that affected person security and fairness was most vital and stated when it got here to healthcare supply we would have liked to speak and care about it.

The keynote speaker of the session, Professor and Govt Director, Institute of World Public Well being, College of Manitoba, Canada, Dr James Blanchard stated that tutorial establishments had been doing extra in analysis and coaching however not essentially enthusiastic about the very important position of management within the public well being system.

He stated it was vital to consider the significance and strengthening of well being methods which was going to be the crucial side of the success and challenges for sustainable growth targets (SDGs).

He stated to realize SDGs well being targets, entry, high quality and utilization of key well being companies had been important.

Dr. James stated that to realize better fairness, scientific companies must be accessible to socially and economically marginalized individuals. He knowledgeable that the planning of well being methods and distribution of assets was crucial.

He concluded by mentioning that efficient protection of hospital-based scientific companies was a key ingredient of reaching SDGs, and group and strengthening of the hospital sector required each well being system planning and scientific high quality enchancment.

Vice Chancellor, Well being Providers Academy, Prof Dr Shahzad Ali Khan stated in his remarks that Polio, Dengue and COVID have shifted our focus in the direction of public well being which was not a precedence for a very long time.

These ailments created the demand for public well being care, which the federal government responded to.

It resulted in enchancment within the public well being system in Pakistan, nonetheless, it nonetheless wants much more to be achieved on this sector.

He stated that the realm of administration was lacking, and public well being sector managers wanted a diversified talent set.

Coordinator Common COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary welcomed the members.

He stated that this coaching course was extraordinarily vital to enhance healthcare supply in OIC member states.

Prof. Choudhary stated that OIC nations suffered with weak and fragile healthcare methods.

He stated the well being care system in these nations suffered from improper administration, insufficient funding, lack of coverage, infrastructure and compromised high quality, which wanted an immense enchancment.

He steered that well being and vitamin needed to be at prime precedence on the nationwide growth agenda, in any other case we might not have the ability to face the subsequent pandemic and different well being emergencies of the long run, he knowledgeable.

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Police introduce whatsApp quantity for reporting misplaced, lacking objects



ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory Police (ICTP) have launched a WhatsApp quantity for lodging instantly report about lack of any merchandise of residents and expedite efforts for it’s restoration.

In line with police public relations officer, Islamabad Police IG Dr Akbar Nasir Khan took this vital step for the comfort of residents, including {that a} “Misplaced and Discovered whatsApp quantity” (0331-1114287) has been launched for quick reporting of misplaced or discovered objects and handing over them to the house owners.

The IGP appealed the residents to right away report at Pucar-15 in case any of their belongings is misplaced throughout travels or discovered. The main points of this stuff together with photographs will be forwarded to the WhatsApp quantity in order that the lacking objects will be returned to the precise proprietor.

He stated that ICTP had been attempting its greatest to supply services to the residents at their doorsteps.

He additional stated that every one the emergency providers had additionally been built-in in Secure Metropolis including that every one attainable measures had been being taken to save lots of the lives and property of the residents.



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Islamabad police to take motion in opposition to unlawful cattle markets



ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police have determined to take strict motion in opposition to unlawful cattle markets hampering site visitors stream and inflicting inconvenience for residents.

Following the instructions of IGP Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan, particular preparations have been made within the capital to facilitate residents on the event of Eidul Azha. Any hindrance in site visitors stream wouldn’t be tolerated and strict motion could be taken in opposition to these inflicting inconvenience for residents, police spokesman mentioned.

Strict actions could be taken in opposition to unlawful cattle markets and people promoting cattle alongside roads, he mentioned, including that related beat officers and DSPs would guarantee strict motion in opposition to such individuals.

Extra power has been deployed at numerous busy areas and specified cattle markets to make sure clean site visitors stream which might work in three shifts. Objective of this deployment is to make sure clean site visitors stream whereas diversions factors have been additionally erected.

Residents can lodge their complaints at ICTP Helpline (1915 or 051-9261992-93) and immediate motion could be ensured on it.


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Excessive costs of sacrificial animals give rise to window buying



RAWALPINDI: The consumers visiting cattle markets have been returning with out buying as the costs of sacrificial animals have been skyrocketing.

With just one week left for Eidul Azha, fewer consumers have been seen on the cattle markets arrange by the Rawalpindi administration at eleven factors within the district.

Residents, who arrived right here at Bhatta Chowk sale level together with their youngsters, mentioned on Sunday that animal sellers have been demanding extreme costs past their buying restrict.

Adil Mir, a purchaser on the market, mentioned final 12 months he bought a small goat of 25 kilograms for Rs 45,000, however now the identical animal was being demanded at as much as Rs 90,000, which confirmed the speed of sacrificial animals had gone up by 100 per cent.

Waqas Younas, one other purchaser at Adiala Highway market, mentioned the charges of goats, sheep, buffalos and cows have been inflated, forcing the individuals to go residence empty-handed. He mentioned buffalos and cows of 160 kilograms, which have been out there at no more than Rs 160,000 final 12 months, have been demanded as much as Rs300,000 this 12 months.

He known as upon the district administration to take steps to avoid wasting the general public from fleecing of sellers.

When contacted, President Jamiatul Quresh Pakistan Khursheed Ahmed Qureshi mentioned that the first reason for the rise within the costs of animals was the demand and provide hole.

He mentioned that animal manufacturing had witnessed a steep decline throughout earlier years because the departments involved had didn’t undertake a complete coverage to spice up the manufacturing of halal meat, leading to mutton worth at Rs1,700 per kg and beef worth per kg at Rs1,000 available in the market.

Giving particulars about on-line purchasing for sacrificial animals, Qureshi, a member of the Board of Administrators of Livestock and Dairy Improvement Directorate, mentioned that on-line purchasing for sacrificial had reached as much as 70 per cent as a result of Covid-19 pandemic, including the individuals most popular on-line platforms. He mentioned the usage of on-line platforms to buy sacrificial animals may be another excuse for small crowds on the cattle markets, including that on-line corporations have been providing a goat of 14 kg at Rs. 41,000 and 14 kilograms of share in cows or buffaloes at Rs20,000.

Gul Khan, a calf vendor from Rajanpur, mentioned the rise in transportation expenses, value of animal breeding and bribes collected by the police officers of varied departments led to elevated animal costs. In the meantime, Director Livestock Dr Sarfraz Chatta informed APP that livestock groups have been administering the vaccination to the animals towards the LSV and Congo virus whereas suspected animals have been additionally being separated on the cattle markets.

He mentioned that animals discovered having optimistic signs of Congo or LSV wouldn’t be allowed to enter markets at any value.

The Director knowledgeable that LSD had already established seven examine posts on the entry factors of the district on the Toll plaza, Tarnol, Toll plaza, Mandra, Toll Plaza, Taxila, Chakri, Motorway Interchange, Barian and Kashmir check-posts, Murree, whereas 14 posts had additionally arrange on the Attock, Jehlum and Chakwal district to keep away from the entry of the affected animals in Rawalpindi.

Rawalpindi administration had established cattle markets of sacrificial animals at Bhatta Chowk close to Koh-e-Noor Mills Rawalpindi Cantt, Punjab Cooperative Housing Society Adiala Highway on Adiala Highway, Chakri Highway close to Al-Haram Metropolis. Gujar Khan cattle market at Gulyana Highway, Mangal Chowk close to Kalar by-pass, Tanki street close to Chan Shah Jalyar in Kahuta, Chovera Bazaar close to Rescue-1122, Kotli Sattian, HIT close to Sunday Bazaar timber market street Taxila, Sharif Hospital Cease on G.T.Highway Wah Cantt, Tehsil Highway, Decrease Bazaar Murree and Jhika Gali Murree.


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