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Planetary Health Commission Report

July 17, 2015: The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on Planetary Health, launched its report Safeguarding Human Health in the Anthropocene Epoch, in New York on July 16, 2015. The Report provides the first...

ECHO – EMRO Regional Consultation

July 07, 2015: The Ending Childhood Obesity Commission recently held its regional consultation in Cairo on July 2.  The meeting was organised by the World Health Organisation Eastern Mediterranean region office and...

Heartfile video archive 

July 03, 2015: Heartfile is pleased to announce the launching of its Vimeo channel, where Heartfile documentaries in several categories and can be accessed here. For further details: Yasir Abbas...

Pakistan’s short-termism

Published in The News International on May 27, 2015: There is a striking similarity between a country and a child. In either case, someone has to keep an eye...

18th Amendment: five years on

Published in The News International on April 12, 2015: It has been five years since enactment of the 18th Amendment to the constitution of Pakistan and four years...

Ending childhood obesity: a multidimensional challenge

Peter Gluckman P, Nishtar S. Armstrong T. Ending childhood obesity: a multidimensional challenge. The Lancet 2015. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60509-8 Accessible...

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