The newly created council of the PMDC has a delicate task ahead to standardise medical education in the country
Dr Shershah Syed
Tragic incidents of errors leading to loss of life continue in hospitals because of the lack of trained nurses
The president’s initiative to create a nursing university seems divorced from the reality on the ground and what needs
Quackery is deep-rooted in our society and cannot be eliminated unless the public is educated and a proper healthcare
An expert highlights an agenda for the new government to tackle the abysmal health sector at the grassroots level
With provincial governments abdicating their responsibility to deliver healthcare, the system has been rigged to the
Pakistan needs its ‘Flexner Moment’ to completely revamp the structure for training doctors
State-of-the-art hospitals and thousands of doctors are not enough to run a healthcare system.
Pakistanis owe their tertiary healthcare system to the British because after Partition governments have made no effort.
A year before Partition, the British proposed radical changes to the healthcare system to deliver universal healthcare;
The community pays taxes to help run government medical colleges, but when it comes to payback time, the doctors go
Plans to set up a new medical university, raises the question of improving poor standards in the existing ones