Arif Azad

Vaccine passport

Vaccine passport

Entry restrictions are being further tightened. Published 15 Jun, 2021 07:30am
Vaccine equity

Vaccine equity

The TRIPS agreement is holding back equal vaccine access. Updated 08 May, 2021 09:28am
Vaccine roll-out

Vaccine roll-out

A clear roadmap is needed for Covid-19 immunisation. Published 20 Mar, 2021 05:18am
Covid-19 vaccines

Covid-19 vaccines

As vaccines are rolled out, affordability and access will be major issues. Published 09 Dec, 2020 08:03am
Antimicrobial crisis

Antimicrobial crisis

Covid-19 is exacerbating the tendency to overuse antibiotics. Published 08 Sep, 2020 07:11am
Closure of DFID

Closure of DFID

The merger will have adverse effects on international development. Published 30 Jun, 2020 07:35am
Delivering health

Delivering health

The MTI is taking us to a fully privatised healthcare system. Published 31 Mar, 2020 07:04am
The Chakwal test

The Chakwal test

A fee hike is feared once the new university becomes operational. Published 11 Feb, 2020 07:07am
NON-FICTION: MEDICINES THAT KILL

NON-FICTION: MEDICINES THAT KILL

A lucid book adds nuance, depth and deeper understanding about the issue of counterfeit and substandard medicines... Published 26 Jan, 2020 07:05am
Climate & health

Climate & health

Inaction on climate change will only exacerbate the problem. Published 21 Jan, 2020 07:08am
Housing and health

Housing and health

Housing can affect health outcomes in a number of ways. Published 04 Dec, 2019 07:07am
NON-FICTION: SYMBOLS OF SAVAGERY

NON-FICTION: SYMBOLS OF SAVAGERY

An analysis of the rise of the so-called ‘Islamic State’ presents a unique look at its narratives through a South Asian Published 01 Dec, 2019 08:24am
Curbing dengue

Curbing dengue

A robust surveillance system is missing. Published 06 Oct, 2019 07:02am
Two steps back

Two steps back

Almost all forms of malnutrition are higher in boys. Published 11 Aug, 2019 06:58am
Opaque pricing

Opaque pricing

Drap has failed to play its role in regulating medicine rates. Published 31 Jul, 2019 07:08am
Health budgets

Health budgets

The slashing of funds for health will reverse gains. Published 02 Jul, 2019 07:01am
Polio’s new war

Polio’s new war

To counter the continuing negative propaganda would require a massive public health campaign. Updated 15 May, 2019 08:34am
Forever refugees?

Forever refugees?

The Palestinian dream of return is slowly fading away. Published 09 May, 2019 07:01am
Affordable medicine

Affordable medicine

Increase in drug prices is now part of a pattern. Published 07 Mar, 2019 07:00am