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Covid-19 in Pakistan: Govt credits SOPs, administrative measures for decreasing infections

Covid-19 in Pakistan: Govt credits SOPs, administrative measures for decreasing infections

The numbers: As Pakistan enters its fifth month dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, The tally of nationwide infections has reached 217,809 with 4,473 fatal cases. 77,740 cases have been reported so far in Punjab, 86,795 in Sindh, 10,608 in Balochistan, and 26,938 …Continue reading

Why doing good can do you good

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine takes a closer look at the benefits of volunteering to the health and well-being of volunteers, both validating and refuting findings from previous research. The results verify that adults over 50 who …Continue reading

How Pakistan’s smart lockdown technology works

The federal government of Pakistan called upon the CEO of SurveyAuto, Dr. Umar Saif, for recourse in the process of implementing smart lockdowns across the country and identifying coronavirus hotspots. Last week, the World Health Organisation (WHO) urged Pakistan to implement intermittent …Continue reading

Facebook prioritizing investment in Pakistan

The news: Facebook has appointed a private company ‘Dial Zero’ as its sales partner in Pakistan, according to a press release by the social media platform. Dial Zero can provide limited but useful services to Facebook businesses in the Pakistani context.  Authorized …Continue reading

Pakistan’s data protection concerns aggravated by covid-19

On June 4, the consultation meeting between Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) and the civil society took place without the presence of multiple rights groups. Many digital rights activists have demanded that any consultation for review take place after the revocation of ‘Citizens …Continue reading

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