Trans-fatty acids

Trans-fatty acids in Pakistani dietary sources costs millions of dollars annually

Experts highlight the urgency to regulate TFAs during the launch of the TRANSFORM Pakistan campaign Islamabad, August 22, 2023: The detrimental impact of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) on human health has gained significant attention in recent years, and the urgency to regulate their presence in all foods must become a top public health priority for Pakistan,…

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Pakistan pharmaceutical, crosses over,$3bln valuation

Pakistan’s pharmaceutical crosses over $3bln valuation

The pharmaceutical companies—multination and local—are always in the limelight in Pakistan mainly for the wrong reasons.  Such as the shortage of high-demand medicines during outbreak of different diseases, the staggering jump in the prices of different medicines, and the counterfeit sale of medicines. Despite these challenges in the densely populated country of South Asia, pharmaceutical…

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PRGMEA wants ‘COVID-19 vaccine certificate’ to help exporters in world travelling

Lahore, March 16, 2021: The Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) has suggested the government to launch a ‘COVID-19 vaccination certificate’ for the vaccinated people as an ‘immunity passport’ in line with the practice of China to facilitate its citizens for international travelling. PRGMEA Central Chairman Sohail A. Sheikh and Chief Coordinator Ijaz…

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Employees and Senior Executives face mental health problems due to the global pandemic

Karachi, February 7, 2021: A comprehensive study on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the workforce has revealed that during the COVID-19 pandemic, homes Working workers and chief executives suffered from mental health problems. The study was conducted by the global technology company Oracle and the workplace intelligence firm “Workplace Intelligence”. More than 12,000…

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