Tag Archives: Health

Eradicating hunger in schools, one slum at a time!

Eradicating hunger in schools, one slum at a time!

Fortify Education Foundation is doing admirable job for the underprivileged. PAKISTAN & GULF ECONOMIST got first-hand information about the activities of this organization which is as follows: Pakistan is unfortunately a nutritionally challenged country for children. The effects of this are far reaching and are much more pronounced in the disadvantaged …

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Review of Govt steps for health facilities

Review of Govt steps for health facilities

According to the statistics published in Pakistan Economic Survey, socio-economic factors such as health, education, income, employment etc., are closely interlinked with Human Development Indicators (HDI). Pakistan has recorded improvement in health indicators over the previous 3-year. Life expectancy is grown from 66.9 years in 2017 to 67.3 years in …

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Indus Hospital soon to be integrated model of healthcare

Indus Hospital soon to be integrated model of healthcare

Interview with Dr. Abdul Bari Khan — Chief Executive Officer, Indus Health Network PAGE: Tell me something about yourself and Indus Hospital & Health Network, please: Dr. Abdul Bari Khan: I was born in Karachi in a family originally from Peshawar. To my good fortune, my family was widely known for their …

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Diet, exercise, and sleep affect heart health, but why?

Diet, exercise, and sleep affect heart health, but why?

An expert looks at the factors that influence cardiovascular health. He explored what we already know about how our lifestyles, brains and heart interact and what scientists are still working on. Four risk factors have been identified in recent years as contributing to atherosclerosis – commonly referred to as hardening …

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The Ocean: Life and Livelihood

The Ocean: Life and Livelihood

World ocean day is the most renowned day for the ocean. The day was first celebrated in 1992 following the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, held in Rio de Janeiro. In 2008, United Nations General Assembly was decided that on June 8, 2009, the day will be celebrated …

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