After working in Atlanta for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) I moved back to Pakistan to set up a US CDC and Government of Pakistan collaborative programme, Pakistan Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP). FELTP offices were set up at the Pakistan Institute of Health (NIH). For the next 12 years, I was able to learn about its history, founders and challenges. I was awe struck with its founder ''s grand vision as it aligned very much close to US CDC ''s. They envisioned it to be a top health institute of not only Pakistan but of the region. In the 60s, when NIH was founded, no one wanted to live in Islamabad. And Chak Shahzad where NIH is located was a jungle away from Islamabad. Founders built housing facilities for its employees, a small market, and arranged transport for the employee ''s children to go to school. Then the best scientific minds were selected from across Pakistan and NIH reached its zenith. In scientific journals of the past era you will find references from NIH.The National Agriculture and Research Council (NARC) has the same history. In the coming years, successive governments lost interest in both NIH and NARC. In one instance a fully qualified professional was kept as an ”acting ” Executive Director of NIH for over six years. That showed the governments ' non serious attitude to a critical Pakistani institute. But both NIH and NARC have a curse. They also own hundreds of acres of land for their future expansions as was envisioned by their founders but is now valued in billions.
KATHMANDU: American rapper Eminem and Erase Me singer Kid Cudi have collaborated for the first time for a new single The Adventures of Moon Man and Slim Shady on police brutality, coronavirus pandemic and more.According to ANI, the song slams police brutality, takes a dig at those not wearing masks during the time of coronavirus pandemic.
Arkansas Week, the public affairs program on Arkansas PBS, was a stunner Friday night. Click the link. Watch it all. It should scare the hell out of you.It was a stiff dose of castor oil compared with the happy tonic Gov. Asa Hutchinson pours in his daily briefings about the state ''s rising coronavirus toll.
VP Naidu advised DU on Friday, July 10, 2020, after many objected to the changes informed in the quota system by the varsity. Keeping in mind the coronavirus outbreak this year Delhi University announced that it would not be conducting sports and Extra Curricular Activities, ECA trials, this year, leaving many students and individuals unhappy.A government statement said, ” Naidu intervened after receiving numerous requests on this issue from Members of Parliament and prominent artists. Naidu is also the DU Chancellor. ” The candidates who possess NCC and NSS certificates would be considered for admissions under the ECA category while admissions under the sports category would be granted based on merit certificates.
Trump who had for months declined to wear a face mask in public was seen donning a dark coloured face mask during his visit to Walter Reed to see wounded military members, The Hill reported. This comes as the US is ravaged with coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 1, 34,000 lives. ”I think when you are in a hospital, especially in that particular setting when you are talking to a lot of soldiers, people that in some cases just got off the operating table, I think it is a great thing to wear a mask, ” Trump told reporters at the White House just before his visit to Walter Reed.
Deputy Minister of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina Nedeljko Jovic and French Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Guillaume Rousson signed an agreement on Friday on donating Evofinder system within the framework of strengthening cooperation in the field of internal security, especially the fight against illicit trade in firearms, ammunition and explosives.
UK death toll rise by 148 The United Kingdom #39;s death toll from confirmed cases of Covid 19 rose to 44,798, up 148 on the previous day, the government said on Saturday.
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights.Republic campaigns for the monarchy to be abolished and the to Queen be replaced with an elected, democratic head of state. Graham Smith, the organisation''s CEO told Express.co.uk that the United Kingdom does not owe the Duke and Duchess of Sussex a living. Mr Smith said: "I think most people would be surprised by any suggestion that people sitting on pound;30million in the bank might struggle in anyway finically.
Moscow, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Russia is capable of preventing any attempt by the United States to break the balance and impose superiority in strategic weapons, deputy foreign minister Serguei Riabkov warned on Saturday.
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Dharamshala, Jul 11 (UNI) New powerful diesel engine of ZDM 3 category will soon run between Pathankot and Joginder Nagar railway stations in Kangra Valley to make travel easier and comfortable.Dharamshala, Jul 11 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Industries Minister Bikram Singh Thakur today said that the celebrations of the birth anniversary of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram was not possible this time due to the Corona epidemic, but Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur through his official Facebook has remembered him on his birthday. Describing the entire life of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram as life dedicated to the nation, Industries Minister Bikram Singh Thakur told UNI that Baba Kanshi Ram started a public awakening campaign for the attainment of freedom through songs and his poems and even today he is remembered as 'Veer Purush'.
Baramulla: Inputs about possible militant attack in north Kashmir have been received and a high level of alert is being maintained by the troops to foil all such bids, General officer Commanding (GoC) of Baramulla based army s 19 infantry division Major General Virender Vats said Saturday.
Meanwhile, India Pakistan ties have produced some of the exciting encounters. The players of both sides have put their best game in these crunch matches. Incidentally, Pakistan have never beaten India in the World Cup.Speaking on the same lines, Waqar Younis recently praised India for playing better cricket consistently. He also agreed that the Men in Blues always had an upper hand against Pakistan.
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Washington. US President Donald Trump is in an electoral mood. After declining popularity in last month #39;s surveys and polls, Trump has turned his anti immigrant card. They reached power on this basis. In this episode, Trump has first given a decree to leave the country to students taking work visas, H 1B visas and then online classes.More than 4 lakh people applying for H 1B visa will be affected by this order. Experts say that many surveys and polls show that Trump is losing popularity among his anti immigrant base voters. At the same time, the Democratic presidential candidate is also trailing Biden.