QUETTA, July 3 -- Balochistan Minister for Inter Provincial Coordination and prominent medical scientist Dr Ruqayya Saeed Hashmi said that Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI
) cost $47.767 million to $ 175.894 million in Pakistan every year, urging the Parliamentarians to play their due role for making it successful.
Nanya is operating five metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems for cranking out blue LED epi
wafers and will add 10 systems soon.
Subjects and Methods: This was a health centre based cross-sectional survey conducted in 49 Public Sector EPI
clinics from June 2008 to March 2009.
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, or EPI
, also referred to as Pancreatic Hypoplasia or Pancreatic Acinar Atrophy (PAA), is a disease of maldigestion and malabsorption, which when left untreated eventually leads to starvation.
Moreover, it has also been decided that access to data of the polio programme would be given to the EPI
and the typhoid campaign which is planned in November to make it a success through coordination of both the wings.
Bio-Techne reported on Monday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) breakthrough device designation to expedite the development, assessment and review of ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI
The Institute of Public Health and Nutrition, Directorate of Health under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with assistance of the Micronutrient Initiative, UNICEF and World Health Organisation extended assistance in establishing the EPI
Following the New York State Department of Health's approval, the company's ExoDx Prostate IntelliScore (EPI
) test is now available to urologists in the State, providing a new tool to help urologists rule out unnecessary prostate biopsies.
Addressing the launching ceremony, National Programme Manager Expanded Programme on Immunization Dr Arshad K Chandio said that the new EPI
centre has been started with expanded facilities to serve the surrounding population and to enhance immunization services.
He spoke when the EPI
team paid a courtesy call on First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.
Dr Baloch added that EPI
initiated a measles vaccination drive across the province between October 15 and 27, 2018, during which 7.3m children were vaccinated.