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handbook on “Good Clinical Laboratory Practices in Pakistan” has been launched

Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS) in collaboration with U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has launched a handbook on “Good Clinical Laboratory Practices in Pakistan”. The Handbook is intended to serve as an informational guide for clinical laboratories in order to improve the standards under one health concept and especially concentrates on missingRead More


Prof. Dr. Aamer Ikram promoted from Brigadier to Major General

National Institute of Health announces with pride that Prof. Dr. Aamer Ikram, Executive Director, National Institute of Health has been promoted from Brigadier to Major General.  


SAAL 44th Issue

Seasonal Awareness & Alert Letter (SAAL), (44th) For Epidemic-Prone Infectious Diseases in Pakistan  


Pollen Count in Islamabad

For pollen count in Islamabad please click below link:           http://www.pmd.gov.pk/rnd/rndweb/rnd_new/R%20&%20D.php


International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID) in Kuala Lumpur

ISID will hold its next International Congress on Infectious Diseases (19th ICID) in Kuala Lumpur from 20-23 February 2020, https://icid.isid.org, in partnership with the Malaysian Society for Infectious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC).  


A four member team of health experts from the NIH, Islamabad, visited Bolan district (Balochistan) to investigate a mysterious disease.

A four member team of health experts from the National Institute of Health (NIH), Islamabad, visited Bolan district (Balochistan) to investigate a mysterious disease. According to the initial findings of the investigation team, the disease is Xeroderma Pigment sum an autosomal recessive running inherit ably in families due to close consanguineous marriages. During the visit,Read More


New App Launched: Mosquitoes Alert in Pakistan

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has launched its first-ever android-based application named “Mosquitoes Alert in Pakistan”. The app will help to collect information on different mosquito species present in different areas which will ultimately help in mapping out the magnitude of burden related to different mosquito species. Through this Mosquito Alert app, anyone canRead More


NIH has started the Production of Cell Culture Rabies Vaccine (CCRV)

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has restarted the production of Cell Culture Rabies Vaccine (CCRV). The vaccine is presently on completion stages of Quality Control analysis and lot release process. NIH assures to Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination (NHSR&C) that it shall utilize all the resources to meet the country’s needRead More


SAD DEMISE OF DR. DIONISIO HERRERA (Director TEPHINET from 2009-2018)

Always with a ready smile, and always willing to help, Dr. Herrera was warmly known to most of his colleagues, a friend first and a colleague second. His unaffected interest in people around gave him an almost enchanted ability to build networks and create opportunities with in more than a hundred countries regardless of ethosRead More


18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases and the XVIII Congress SADI

Dr. Mumtaz Ali Khan, Senior Scientific Officer at National Institute of Health Islamabad Pakistan attended 18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases and the XVIII Congress SADI. Mr. Khan presented two abstracts as poster presentation and one as oral. His enthusiastic participation as a presenter/delegate of Hackathon was one of the major contributing factors to theRead More