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September 22, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

The recent data in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013 shows a high unmet need for contraceptives, although family planning programs have been in place in Pakistan since the late 1950s. The phenomenon presents …

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The Danger of Unsafe Abortions: Their Causes and Complications

March 10, 2017 – 5:59 PM |

An unsafe abortion refers to an unhygienic or unhealthy abortion, performed by an unskilled or untrained birth attendant and involving inappropriate methods. According to World Health Organization (WHO) (2011), “An unsafe abortion is a procedure …

Teenage Pregnancies: An Issue Calling for Closer Attention

December 21, 2015 – 8:54 PM | 10 Comments

Teenage is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood that in girls aids in   physical, functional and psycho-social development to prepare for motherhood. According to WHO, teenage pregnancy is the conception of an unplanned …

Obstacles to the Effective Management of Chronic Kidney Diseases

October 18, 2014 – 1:11 AM |

Chronic Kidney Disease is the major cause of preventable mortality and morbidity. It is recognized as the 11th most important cause of death. It is often progressive. It may involve damage to both the kidneys. …

Oral Rehydration Therapy Corners in Dhaka Medical College

September 27, 2014 – 2:17 AM |

According to World Health Organization, diarrhoeal diseases are one of the major causes of death among children under five years of age around the world .Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT) is a type of fluid replacement …

Loneliness: A Threat of Early Death?

March 30, 2013 – 11:51 PM |

Life, as most of us would relate is challenging. The misfortunes can be in the form of disease, disability or simply discontent. In a layman’s thinking, what certainly makes the going get tough is being …