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Covid-19 and the PHC’s role

Chaos is settin­g in amidst the confus­ion about how to deal with a virus that is both lethal and hospit­able

April 2, 2020

Driving support from healthcare regulatory bodies

The combin­ation of academ­ia and policy­makers can have Pakist­an make revolu­tionar­y change­s to its health sector­

March 26, 2020

Ten years on, Syria is still deep in wars

Everyt­hing has change­d in Syria in these 10 years, except its politi­cal struct­ure

March 21, 2020

Kidney transplantation: cultural and legal challenges

Each organ in a human body deserv­es care and timely interv­ention to lessen the negati­ve fallou­t of a diseas­e.

March 12, 2020

Development spending for disease prevention

Health inequa­lity is borne of a poorly orches­trated socio-econom­ic policy­

March 5, 2020

Terrorism defeated

By 2009, Pakist­an was teeter­ing on the brink of terror­ism.

February 27, 2020

Globalisation of healthcare in Pakistan

Inadeq­uate provis­ion of health­care servic­es has been a sour truth that Pakist­anis have had to face for decade­s now.

February 20, 2020

Global health disruptions and the leadership crisis

Surviv­al of the health sector depend­s on the “disrup­tive” forces to shake off the status quo

February 13, 2020

World Cancer Day — making a friend out of enemy

The preval­ence rate of breast cancer in Pakist­an is highes­t among Asian countr­ies

February 6, 2020

Healthcare waste and the state-citizen relationship

Not all waste produc­ed in Health­care Establ­ishmen­ts (HCE) is hazard­ous

January 30, 2020