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Experts hammer out guidelines on oxygen therapy for newborns

Islamabad : Newborns with heart, lung, or respiratory problems may need to breathe increased amounts of oxygen. Oxygen therapy is a lifesaving, essential intervention for the treatment of many common childhood conditions. At the same time, however, breathing too much oxygen can damage the lungs of patients who are born very prematurely, and may also

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Meal Programme for School Children launching soon

Islamabad : A Unicef delegation led by Catherine Russell, the Executive Director met with Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood. They discussed initiatives taken during COVID-19 to ensure safe school reopening, continuity of learning and to mitigate the learning losses by the ministry. Key challenges like the suffering of

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Agreement inked for study on education improvement

Islamabad: The National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) on Thursday signed an agreement with UNICEF (The United Nations Children’s Fund) to carry out a feasibility study on the requirement of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Education Improvement Programme. The agreement signing ceremony was held at the NCHD head office. NCHD chairman Colonel (r) Amirullah Marwat and Unicef

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WSSP launches art competitions at schools

PESHAWAR: Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP)  launched a series of art competitions at girls’ schools to teach students techniques to recycle reusable waste into beautiful items. The art competitions were held at Government Girls High School Civil Quarters and Centennial Model School Nauthia Qadeem.  64 students participated in the contests. The initiative is to

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Shafqat Mahmood launched Covid-19 Learning Losses Report

News Desk: Federal Minister for Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood launched Covid-19 Learning Losses Report, today which was conducted by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi ( ITA) with support from UNICEF. The study aimed to assess the extent to which the constitutional right to education ( Article 25-A) and Pakistans commitment to education SDG-4 has

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