Monthly Archives: May, 2016

WHO: New Multidrug Resistant TB Treatment Could Be Game Changer

WHO: New Multidrug Resistant TB Treatment Could Be Game Changer GENEVA— The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending a new easier and cheaper treatment for multidrug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) that it says will save the lives of tens of thousands of people. Every year, nearly 500,000 men, women and children worldwide develop multidrug resistant tuberculosis. […]

WHO Urges Pregnant Women to Avoid Rio Olympics

WHO Urges Pregnant Women to Avoid Rio Olympics The World Health Organization on Thursday warned women against traveling to areas with ongoing Zika virus transmissions, including Rio de Janeiro, site of the 2016 Olympics. “There is scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly (children being born with unusually small heads) and other […]

WHO Guidelines Aim to Help Millions of Victims of Female Genital Mutilation

WHO Guidelines Aim to Help Millions of Victims of Female Genital Mutilation GENEVA—Every year, the World Health Organization reports that some 3 million girls, most under the age of 15, are subject to female genital mutilation. This number adds to the hefty toll of more than 200 million girls and women already living with the […]

Patient Recovering from First US Penis Transplant

Patient Recovering from First US Penis Transplant May 16, 2016 A Massachusetts man is recovering from the United States’ first penis transplant, and doctors in Boston say they are “cautiously optimistic” he will make a full recovery. Sixty-four-year old Thomas Manning lost his penis to cancer in 2012 and was given a new one last […]

Third Decade of LUMS: The Celebration

Third Decade of LUMS: The Celebration Pro Chancellor LUMS, Syed Babar Ali, welcomed guests at an exclusive ceremony to celebrate the third decade of LUMS on April 28, 2016 at 8:00 PM. He was joined by Rector LUMS, Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood and member Management Committee, Mr. Shahid Hussain. Business leaders from Lahore, Sialkot and […]

Consultative meeting on art and culture at PU ISCS

Consultative meeting on art and culture at PU ISCS LAHORE: (Saturday, May 14, 2016): Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, in collaboration with the Danish Center for Culture and Development (CKU) arranged a consultative meeting on “research study on the analysis of linkages between art, culture, peace, sustainable development and reconciliation in Pakistan” […]