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Dr Taneer Ahmed

The writer has an MBBS from Ziauddin Medical University and she covers health at SAMAA Digital. Reach her at taneer.ahmed@samaa.tv
Coronavirus updates: Essential information for Pakistan

Coronavirus updates: Essential information for Pakistan

Symptoms, how to contact the authorities and news updates

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December 5, 2020

 
Ratodero HIV stats continue to rise 19 months after outbreak

Ratodero HIV stats continue to rise 19 months after outbreak

Sources of infection still present, says doctor who unearthed outbreak

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December 1, 2020

 
How to tell if your child has ADHD

How to tell if your child has ADHD

Clinical psychologist explains how therapy can help children with ADHD

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November 27, 2020

 
The flu vaccine is in short supply in Karachi

The flu vaccine is in short supply in Karachi

It is only available at AKUH

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November 25, 2020

 
Roshni Helpline’s ‘Bacha finder’ app will verify missing children cases

Roshni Helpline’s ‘Bacha finder’ app will verify missing children cases

You can report cases to Roshni Helpline at 1138

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November 23, 2020

 
Becoming a citizen scientist in Pakistan’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

Becoming a citizen scientist in Pakistan’s COVID-19 vaccine trial

SAMAA Health staffer writes about her experience

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November 19, 2020

 
Graph: Tracking daily Coronavirus Pakistan cases from March 10, 2020

Graph: Tracking daily Coronavirus Pakistan cases from March 10, 2020

Data updated based on NIH information

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November 16, 2020

 
Did you know about Pakistan’s free reproductive health helpline?
 
Pakistan’s first boat clinic treats people for free in Punjab

Pakistan’s first boat clinic treats people for free in Punjab

Indus Hospital lifeboat targets 105,000 poor migrants in Bhong

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November 13, 2020

 
Pakistan’s first rare bleeding disorder-heart defect surgery stalls over funds

Pakistan’s first rare bleeding disorder-heart defect surgery stalls over funds

Patient is an infant who needs Rs12.5m for the procedure

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November 11, 2020

 
Antidepressants: What are they, how they work, what types exist

Antidepressants: What are they, how they work, what types exist

Your questions answered by a psychiatric expert

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November 10, 2020

 
Breast cancer, fertility, mastectomy, bodily autonomy: experts answer your questions
 
How to tell the coronavirus apart from a flu, cold

How to tell the coronavirus apart from a flu, cold

Sneezing, runny nose are usually not symptoms of COVID-19

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October 15, 2020

 
Video: Does apple cider vinegar help you lose weight?

Video: Does apple cider vinegar help you lose weight?

It can reduce blood sugar levels

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October 6, 2020

 
Watch out for rats contaminating food post-rains in Karachi

Watch out for rats contaminating food post-rains in Karachi

Food inspectors say mithai shops, oil factories don’t meet standards

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September 29, 2020

 
You asked: Is CBD oil like charas?

You asked: Is CBD oil like charas?

CBD is actually a chemical compound found in marijuana

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September 23, 2020

 
Dummies that breathe, give birth: AKU’s CIME revolutionises medical education

Dummies that breathe, give birth: AKU’s CIME revolutionises medical education

It is South Asia's biggest simulation-based medical learning centre

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September 21, 2020

 
What Pakistan parents need to know about school reopening SOPs

What Pakistan parents need to know about school reopening SOPs

How you can reduce your child’s anxiety and coronavirus risk

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September 14, 2020

 
Coronavirus in children mild, infectious disease experts support schools reopening

Coronavirus in children mild, infectious disease experts support schools reopening

Studies show children account for only 1-7% of COVID-19 cases

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September 12, 2020

 
Graph: Pakistan’s coronavirus cases cross 300,000

Graph: Pakistan’s coronavirus cases cross 300,000

Data of daily cases based on statistics from the NIH

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September 11, 2020

 
 
 
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