One in a thousand at Marathon des Sables 2019
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One in a thousand at Marathon des Sables 2019

Akber Naqvi – Co-Founder of The ZB Foundation is the only Pakistani running in the Marathon des Sables 2019 out of approx a 1000 people. He is also the first ever Pakistan born runner to participate. Watch the official start of Marathon des Sables 2019 video here:

A message from the boys before they head to Marathon des Sables
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A message from the boys before they head to Marathon des Sables

  Hi Everyone, Both Akber and Vik are finally on their way to Morocco to participate in Marathon des Sables 2019 http://marathondessables.com/en/marathon-des-sables The guys have been training intensely for months and now they are ready to race for real. Heres a little message from Akber and Vik: Akber’s message – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gH9gdMpHc18 Vik’s message – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oh4e43qOchc Keep an eye on...

Running to save babies – Marathon des Sables
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Running to save babies – Marathon des Sables

Imagine this: running in temperatures of 50 Degrees, with the sun burning down on your skin, sand grains in your eyes, your mouth as dry as the desert, your back pack containing your weeks food, extra clothes, medical kit and even your bed – sleeping bag strapped on your back. Your feet are sore as...

The ZB Foundation -Child Mortality Rate and Newborn Screening
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The ZB Foundation -Child Mortality Rate and Newborn Screening

According to UNICEF’s latest report, Pakistan has an alarming rate of child mortality. At The ZB Foundation, we are testing samples of many newborn babies and as a result, we are receiving accurate data for babies born with diseases that are readily preventable or treatable with proven, cost-effective interventions. Watch our short video, the figures...

Meet The ZB Foundation Team
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Meet The ZB Foundation Team

Its time to meet the team behind The ZB Foundation. (Left to Right acc to picture) Adeel Bashir:  is an Office Coordinator at ZBF. He manages and reports all the samples for Detailed Screening. Besides that, he is serving as IT in charge at IHS children hospital. Islamabad. Ali Javed Naqvi: Grandfather to the late...

The ZB Foundation’s Press Conference on Dawn News
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The ZB Foundation’s Press Conference on Dawn News

The ZB Foundation Press Conference is aired on Dawn News TV – 13th October 2017   The ZB Foundation’s Mission is: To raise Awareness among the General Public, Concerned Parents, & Doctors’ Community, especially in the Remote/Rural Areas about the Implications & Consequences of Metabolic Infant Diseases/Neonatal Disorders (MID/ND) To put in place Free Facilities...

The ZB Foundation’s mission shared via GEO TV
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The ZB Foundation’s mission shared via GEO TV

Geo TV aired 13th October 2017 and throughout the following week Based in Pakistan, “The ZB Foundation’s” aim is to pioneer the use of New Born Screening, target the uncharted medical area of rare metabolic diseases, and over time, become a compelling soldier for the fight against baby/infant deaths and sub-standard pediatric medicine and healthcare...

The ZB Foundation’s First Gala Dinner in Islamabad
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The ZB Foundation’s First Gala Dinner in Islamabad

The first official gala dinner for The ZB Foundation took place on the 12th October 2017. Held at the renowned Marriot Hotel, Islamabad, dignitaries from all walks of life, including, government, celebrities, diplomats, business people and the medical community, all came together to honor a new cause that aims to change the lives of every...