Arif Azad

Delivering health

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

The Chakwal test

A fee hike is feared once the new university becomes operational. Published Feb 11, 2020 07:07am


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

Climate & health

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

Housing and health

Housing can affect health outcomes in a number of ways. Published Dec 04, 2019 07:07am


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

Curbing dengue

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

Two steps back

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

Opaque pricing

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

Health budgets

The slashing of funds for health will reverse gains. Published Jul 02, 2019 07:01am

Polio’s new war

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

Forever refugees?

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

Affordable medicine

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

Political visions

Voters are too distracted to pay serious attention to the manifestos. Published Jul 15, 2018 06:24am

Political marketing

The use and misuse of digital media in the 2018 poll is unprecedented. Published Jul 05, 2018 07:37am

Stranded at sea

The Italian government continues to harden its approach to migrants. Published Jun 20, 2018 07:07am

Health manifestos

We need plans for an affordable health sector. Published Jun 10, 2018 07:13am

Ruinous for health

The threat climate change poses to health must be countered. Published Mar 27, 2018 07:18am

Diabetes scourge

GPs in their hurried routines often tend to miss signs of diabetes. Published Feb 05, 2018 06:59am