Pakistan as a developing country is struggling in many domains due to which the health system has suffered a lot. As a result of that Pakistan is ranked 122nd out of 190 countries in a World Health Organization performance report. Pakistan ranks 154th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, according to a Lancet study. According to the study Pakistan has seen improvement in healthcare access and quality since 1990, with its HAQ index increasing from 26.8 in 1990 to 37.6 in 2016. Pakistan per capita income is 4.920 and the total expenditure on health per cap ...
Even though there is considerable demand for family planning in Pakistan, the adoption of family planning has been hampered by government neglect, lack of services and misconceptions. Demographics play a large role in Pakistans development and security since the recent change from military rule to civilian leadership. Challenges to Pakistanis well-being, opportunities for education and employment, and access to health care are escalated due to the countrys continuously-growing population. It was estimated in 2005 that Pakistans population totaled 151 million; a number which grows 1.9 perce ...
HIV is recognized as a health concern in Pakistan with the number of cases growing. Moderately high drug use and lack of acceptance that non-marital sex is common in the society have allowed the HIV epidemic to take hold in Pakistan, mainly among injection drug users, male, female and transvestite sex workers as well as the repatriated migrant workers. HIV infection can lead to AIDS that may become a major health issue. The table above shows the sample distribution of high risk group done by the NACP. The National AIDS Programme’s latest figures show that by the mid of first decade in new ...
Obesity in Pakistan is a health issue that has attracted concern only in the past few years. Urbanisation and an unhealthy, energy-dense diet, as well as changing lifestyles, are among the root causes contributing to obesity in the country. According to a list of the worlds "fattest countries" published on Forbes, Pakistan is ranked 165 in terms of its overweight population, with 22.2% of individuals over the age of 15 crossing the threshold of obesity. This ratio roughly corresponds with other studies, which state one-in-four Pakistani adults as being overweight. Research indicates that p ...
Pakistans suicide rate is below the worldwide average. The 2015 global rate was 6.1 per 100.000 people in 2008, 11.6. Suicides represent some 0.9% of all deaths. Pakistans death rate, as given by the World Bank, is 7.28 per 1000 people in 2016 the lowest rate in the 2006-2018 period. In 2015, the suicide rate in Pakistan was approximately 1.4 deaths per 100.000 inhabitants, one seventh of the global average. Similarly, suicides represent only ~.1.2% of all deaths.
ⓘ Health in Pakistan
- Pakistan as a developing country is struggling in many domains due to which the health system has suffered a lot. As a result of that Pakistan 122 ranked
- attendants in the peripheral areas. Pakistan s gross national income per capita in 2013 was 5, 041 and the total expenditure on health per capita in 2014 was
- health Healthcare was transferred to the provincial health departments after Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution of Pakistan in June 2011. In May
- The status of women in Pakistan is one of systemic gender subordination even though it varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural urban
- Dr. Ansar Ali Khan, an advisor of reproductive health to the United Nations Population Fund in Pakistan A combination of factors like non - availability
- Health care in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan is administered by both private and public health care providers. Health care is the diagnosis, treatment, and
- Suicide in Pakistan is a minor public health issue. Pakistan s suicide rate is below the worldwide average. The 2015 global rate was 6.1 per 100, 000 people
- Pakistan Health Research Council PHRC formerly known as the Pakistan Medical Research Council PMRC is an autonomous research agency of Government
- National Institutes of Health Urdu: قومی ادارے صحت abbreviated as NIH is an autonomous body of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and
- Environmental issues in Pakistan include deforestation, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, climate change, pesticide misuse, soil erosion