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Cost of Healthcare in Pakistan 

Pakistan is home to some of the best medical institutions the world has seen. Medical practitioners in Pakistan possess the required skill set and technical know how that goes into becoming a well-established doctor. However, not many Pakistanis have the option of being treated by the best. As a result, this leads to advanced medical […]

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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a liver disease and happens to be one of the most common diseases present in Pakistan. It occurs when the Hepatitis B virus enters the body, usually through the skin, thereby interfering with the liver functions. It ranges from curable liver infections in some to liver cancer in others. However, there are many […]

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7 Myths About Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is one of the most common viruses in Pakistan, affecting millions of lives daily. Inflammation of the liver occurs through the skin as a result of contaminated needles, razor blades, dental and medical equipment and un-screened blood transfusions. However, along with the facts are several fictitious beliefs regarding HCV. Myth – There are […]

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Hepatitis in Pakistan

Hepatitis is typically characterized by a disease of the liver. It ranges from curable liver infections in some to liver cancer in others. Hepatitis B and C are the most common types of hepatitis, affecting millions of Pakistanis each year. Here are some of the causes and symptoms for these hepatitis in Pakistan. Hepatitis B […]

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Heroin in Pakistan – A Tragic Love Story

Romeo’s tragic death is romanticized to this day, whereby the pain of losing Juliet is so intense that he decides to take his own life with poison. Devdas, on the other hand, seeks refuge in alcohol, allowing himself to live in a delusional world, rather than facing the reality of having lost Paaro forever. What […]

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Monsoon Related Diseases in Pakistan

The months of June, July and August mark the “summer break” for school-going children in Pakistan. Sadly, a major chunk of this well-deserved break is often spent lying in bed, recovering from some viral or bacterial disease. That is when “monsoon season” kicks in. Monsoon season in Pakistan is a blessing for many, bringing forth […]

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How Smoking and Weight Loss are Connected

For a non-smoker, it is hard to imagine why someone would take up smoking, even though it is so injurious to health. What most of us don’t know is that some people actually do it because it can very effectively help you lose weight. Fashion models, especially females, find it very hard to quit smoking […]

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Pliro Mobile 2.0 Has Been Released

We have recently released the latest version of Pliro Android App to public. A similar update for the IOS App is planned for this week as well. Previous version of our mobile application was just a web view of our web application running in an app container. With more recent usage statistics and feedback from our customers, […]

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Drug Addiction in Pakistan

In the past few years, statistics have shown a massive drug addiction rise in Pakistan. According to a 2013 report by the UN, around 6.7 million people in Pakistan are drug addicts. We see hardly any preventive measures, despite the shocking numbers.  Let us take a look at some of the trending factors that lead […]

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Smokers in Pakistan

The month of Ramzan brings forth various dilemmas that the Pakistani society has to face. One would think that the hotter months of June and July would be tough for ‘rozedaars’ due to the fear of dehydration from the lack of water intake. Or from the fact that heat is accompanied by load-shedding, a term […]