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April 29, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan and the associated lockdowns imposed by the government, online learning has become even more relevant. 

While consumers are actively trying to maintain social distancing, smaller businesses have shown keen interest in online learning to capitalize on a time when sales and revenue generation are otherwise low. However, targeted online business training for home-based women entrepreneurs from various socio-economic backgrounds is not widely available. 

April 28, 2020

Several medical graduates from the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program (MNBSP) are now on the front lines of Pakistan’s fight against COVID-19.

April 27, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 in Pakistan, the Government officials lockdowned the country to control the spread of the virus. These closures have also included out patient departments of all hospitals and private clinics, which led to many citizens experiencing uncertainty and panic about their health. 

April 23, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) -supported Promoting the Quality of Medicines Plus (PQM+) project is helping Pakistan’s COVID-19 response by implementing two activities that address the shortages of quality hand sanitizers and reduce the presence of substandard ones.

Acting Mission Director Clay W. Epperson and Joint Secretary, Ministry for National Food Security & Research Dr. Muhammad Khurshid while visiting the Agri-Tech Hub.
January 16, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted the first-ever ‘Modernizing Agriculture through Innovative Technologies Conference 2020’ in Islamabad today.