Prevalence and Prevention of Hepatitis C in Pakistan

Prevalence and Prevention of Hepatitis C in Pakistan

Nov 29, 2023

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a significant public health concern in Pakistan, with an estimated prevalence of 6% among the general population. This means that approximately one in every 20 Pakistanis is infected with HCV. Pakistan ranks second globally in terms of

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Untreated Glaucoma: Way to Blindness

Untreated Glaucoma: Way to Blindness

Nov 14, 2023

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause damage to the optic nerve, which is responsible for transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain. This damage is often associated with increased pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure

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New developments in diabetes treatment

New developments in diabetes treatment

Sep 4, 2023

Several innovations in the management and treatment of diabetes announced this year. Some of the highlighting news are as: Tirzepatide got approved from FDA. This medicine helps in controlling blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, it is not available in Pakistan.

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