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Reducing risk for children under five is tough target for Pakistan                 

By Amar Guriro

October 15, 2015 – 12:00 am

KARACHI: In the small house located in the Machar Colony, the biggest slum of country’s commercial hub of Karachi, confused Sakina is sitting with her four years old ailing son Siddiq, suffering with diarrhoea and she is unable to figure out what to do for his better health. Another son Suleman died two years ago due after suffering with loose motions.

Pakistan needs green cities to reduce impacts of climate change

By Amar Guriro

August 20, 2015 – 12:09 am

KARACHI: Renowned urban planner and Executive Director of Sustainable Initiatives Farhan Anwar has said that climate change is a global fact and Pakistan is one of the worst hit countries to climate change and in order to reduce the impacts of changing climate as part of adaptation, Pakistan needs more green cities.

​HANDS holds National Leadership Awards Ceremony

By Amar Guriro

August 18, 2015 – 4:25 pm

KARACHI: Chairman Health and Nutrition Development Society known (HANDS) Pakistan Dr Abdul Ghafar Billoo said that Development and prosperity portrays a nation’s condition and the political, social, ethnic, religious and economic division can destroy the stature of a society.

Experts Call for Greater Awareness of Emission Impacts through Media Support

By Amar Guriro

May 30, 2015 – 1:22 am

KARACHI : The world’s largest single environmental health risk is air pollution, said Dr. Zafar Fatimi, Head, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Agha Khan University, while addressing a media sensitization seminar organized by Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project in Karachi on Tuesday.


By Amar Guriro

May 21, 2015 – 11:33 pm

KARACHI: U.S. Consul General Brian Heath and officials from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) transferred four carriers to the Sindh police. Sindh Inspector General Police Ghulam Haider Jamali and INL Attaché Brooke de Montluzin were present at the handover.