Health Archive

Fidel Castro Died: One of the greatest benefits of the revolution is that even our prostitutes are college graduates.:   “Here is a conclusion I’ve come to after many years: among all the errors we may have committed, the greatest of them all was that we believed that someone … actually knew how to build socialism… Whenever they
’دائی نے وہ حال کیا کہ آٹھ آپریشن کرنا پڑے‘: کچھ مہینے پہلے سوئٹزر لینڈ کے شہر جنیوا میں صحت پر ایک کانفرنس منعقد ہوئی۔ وہاں دنیا بھر سے آئے مندوبین کی توجہ کا خاص مرکز رحیم یار خان کے ایک گاؤں سے آئی ہوئی ایک پاکستانی خاتون رضیہ
کینسر ہسپتالوں سے زیادہ کینسر سپیشلسٹس کی ضرورت – عمران خان اور میاں شہباز شریف کے نام – عمار کاظمی: کوئی دو تین ماہ پہلے میرے سسر کو منہ میں ہونٹوں کے اندر ایک چھالا سا محسوس ہوا۔ ڈاکٹر سے دوا لی مگر چھالا گلٹی کی شکل اختیار کر گیا۔ تکلیف بڑھی تو گھر والے انھیں ایم ایچ کے
Dr Adib Rizvi: Pakistan’s ‘miracle’ doctor inspired by UK’s NHS: Dr Adib Rizvi says he and his team still has “a long way to go” to improve healthcare in Pakistan. Pakistan’s shambolic public health system suffers from corruption, mismanagement and lack of resources. But one public sector hospital in
Pakistan only 36 polio cases short of global humiliation – Shahina Maqbool:   Islamabad: With another six children crippled by polio on Thursday, Pakistan is now only 36 cases short of being the world’s only recipient of the ‘Global Humiliation and Reprimand Award.’ It took no more than a year of
مظفر گڑھ میں ایٹمی بجلی گھر اور مقامی افراد کی پریشانیاں – بی بی سی اردو: ہم کچھ نہیں جانتے۔ بس اٹامِک اٹامِک ہو رہی ہے۔ وہاں بارود بنے گا۔ اُس کا دھواں نکلے گا۔ اِدھر اُدھر والے سب (لوگ) مر جائیں گے۔ ہمیں اِس بلا سے بچا لیں۔‘ پاکستان میں جنوبی پنجاب کے ہزارہ
Private hospitals or money-minting units? – by Imtiaz Gul:   The writer is the Executive Director of the independent Centre for Research and Security Studies When the state abdicates its primary responsibility, it invariably throws its citizens at the mercy of brute non-state operators. This is true for
PML-N and PTI leaders leave thousands to die slowly – by Shiraz Paracha: Dust, dirt and danger of death—slow death—are conditions in which hundreds and thousand of people live near Islamabad. These people are voters of Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan of PMLN and Ghulam Sarwar Khan of PTI. On Friday, I was
Do we want doctors to leave Pakistan? – by Dr Anis Rehman: First it was Dr Aftab Qurieshy from Hyderabad, who was kidnapped and then brutally murdered. Yet again we see another doctor, Dr Rahim Bux who was murdered cold bloodedly while he was working at his clinic in Karachi. Such
ذیا بیطس کا عالمی دن: آج ١٤ نومبر کو ذیا بیطس کا عالمی دن منایا جاتا ہے، یہ فریڈرک بینٹنگ کا  یوم پیدائش ہے جس نے انسولین ایجاد کی، اس طرح اس دن بینٹنگ اور اس کے ساتھیوں کو خراج تحسین بھی پیش کیا
Radioactivity in Kundian, hyperactivity in ISI and unequal citizens of Saraiki Waseb: I am cross-posting an alarming article by BBC Urdu’s Ali Salman on the adverse implications of radioactivity in Kundian (District Mianwali) for the health of local residents. Kundian is a small town of Mianwali District in the Punjab province
Women workers in Pakistan – by Naveed Ali: It is middle and upper classes whose women stay at home in general. In urban centres, majority of women from lower (and lower middle) classes are working so as women from rural areas as farmers (who work on wages),
Saudi Arabia without King Abdullah – by Hassan Hanizadeh: Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz’s deteriorating health conditions and his possible death raises questions about the fate of Saudi Arabia after the 86-year-old king’s demise. Given the uncertain future ahead of 84-year-old Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul
Khadim-e-Aala’s corruption in Punjab Government’s Health Department – by Farhad Jarral: In recent past, Khadim-e-Aala Punjab (CM Shahbaz Sharif) and his party chief (Nawaz Sharif) were found actively playing the flood politics against President Zardari and the federal government. A lot of press conferences were conducted by PML-N Chief to
Budget 2010-2011 – A reminder for policy makers (Part I): Education Benazir Bhutto promised to allocate 4% of GDP to Education sector; which according to UN each  country must allocate .  According to education policy budget allocation can never be less than the previous year and government has shown
Crisis in Medical Sector and Health Care – by Dr Ahmad Arslan: The following article was published on on January 11th 2010. Pakistan: Crisis in Medical Sector and Health Care Written by Dr Ahmad Arslan The battle for universal health access for every Pakistani can only be won through joining