Map showing polio disease increase in Lahore.

Polio in Pakistan | Awareness message for parents.

Polio in Pakistan Recently, more polio cases are being diagnosed in 2019 as compared to recent years. Parents should get their children up to 5 years of age vaccinated against polio. Wild polio-virus has been detected in Lahore. The only way to protect against polio is polio vaccination. Save your children from polio with the …

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Stages of child development

Stages of child development.

Stages of development in Children Children go through distinct periods of development as they grow from infants to young adults. During these different periods, Child’s development occurs in different domains including Gross and fine motor development, cognitive, personal and social, adaptive and communication domains. Childhood development depends on all these domains. There are 7 stages …

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Hepatitis E in children.

There is an epidemic of Hepatitis E going around in Lahore. Every second patients are coming to hospitals with jaundice due to hepatitis E. All gastroenterologists, infectious disease specialists and physicians are alarmed  by this situation. Hepatitis E is a waterborne infectious illness that is especially dangerous for pregnant women and children. Two precautions should …

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children use of laptop

How does excessive use of gadgets affect children?

Gadgets(electronic games like xbox, iPod, home computers, tablets, mob phones, hand held devices) are popular in children these days. As their use is increasing day by day, it is leading to the technology addiction among children. Children don’t pay attention to their posture, screen brightness & screen distance from their eyes. Staring at electronic screen …

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What is heat stroke and how it is prevented?

The planet’s average surface temperature has risen about 2°f since late 19th century. 2016 was the warmest year on record. Rising temperatures will likely lead to increased air pollution, longer allergy season, spread of insect born diseases, heavier rain storms & flooding and frequent heat waves. Heat related illnesses include heat rash, sun burns, heat …

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