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SAAL 45th Issue

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


NIH scores 100% in Poliovirus Diagnostic Sequencing Proficiency Test (PT) for the year 2019

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has achieved 100% score in Poliovirus Diagnostic Sequencing Proficiency Test (PT) for the year 2019.The Regional Reference Laboratory for Poliomyelitis Eradication of NIH, participated in an annual Poliovirus Diagnostic Sequencing Proficiency Test (PT) administered by World Health Organization (WHO). World Health Organization congratulated to NIH on the excellent andRead More


Call for Applications

Building Capacity in Pakistan: Training in the Use of Polymerase Chain Reaction The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is seeking applicants to participate in a training program for early career researchers in Pakistan in the nucleic-acid amplification method, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). As part of this program, a total of two trainingsRead More


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).  


Dr. Munnaza Fatima, fellow of 11th Cohort of FELTP, NIH, Pakistan got “Jeffery P.Koplan award” for excellence in Scientific Poster Presentation

The National Institute of Health (NIH) proudly announces that Dr. Munnaza Fatima, fellow of 11th Cohort of FELTP, NIH, Pakistan got “Jeffery P.Koplan award” for excellence in Scientific Poster Presentation in the 68th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service conference International night, 2019 Atlanta, GA USA. Her work was regarding the recent outbreak of Extensively Drug ResistantRead More


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


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