"Capital Smart City: Another master piece from the Capital Smart City launched one of its kind innovative & futuristic development - One Capital Residence." " "Nova City Islamabad has announced Nova City World - Overseas Block for its valuable customers. This state-of-the-art complex will offer luxurious modern amenities. " "Smart City has signed a MoU with Surbana Jorung. This will boast the position of Silicon Valley. " " Surbana Jorung will also design Cultural Village and some other miscellaneous projects" "RUDN Enclave: Development work in RUDN Enclave is on full swing. FWO also started construction of proposed Rawalpindi Ring Road." "Lahore Smart City’s new partnership with Galeria Designs, Raees Fahim, and Faisal Rasul. The future looks bright for Signature Villas!" "Dr Daniel been assigned the task of designing One Capital Residences would surely give birth to an aesthetic giant amidst the twin cities." "Alhamdolillah, with the grace of almighty Allah 2xHybird Double Decker Busses reached safely at Capital Smart City." "Capital Smart City has taken a pivotal step towards water filtration. This the filtration plant of capacity 4.5 Million Gallons per Day (MGD)."
December 6, 2021
PSDP Approves NHI Initiative To Strengthen Surveillance System

PSDP Approves NHI Initiative To Strengthen Surveillance System

Islamabad: NHI initiative to strengthen the disease surveillance system including the public health laboratories network and workforce strengthening has been approved through the PSDP.

According to the news sources, this approved project is titled ‘Development of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response System (IDSRS) with Public Health Laboratories Network (PHLN) and Workforce Development for the evolution of Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (FELTP).’

This initiative has been recognized by the International Association of National Public Health Institute, which convened its annual meeting from December 1-3, 2021. During the meeting, IANPHI’s Recognition of Success initiative and highlighted a selection of outstanding projects led by IANPHI member institutes. From IANPHI Asia Regional Network, the IDSRS project of NIH Pakistan was selected as a significant program.

This acknowledges the efforts of NIH in tackling health inequities, exacerbated by major public health challenges such as COVID-19 and climate change. According to the news sources, NIH started implementing the IDSRS an evidence-based strategy for strengthening national public health surveillance and response systems under the International Health Regulations (2005). Initially piloted in 11 districts, IDSRS has been recently expanded to 26 districts.

IDSRS has also been included as one of three components of Pakistan’s public sector development program, along with the national public health laboratory system and workforce development.

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