Huma Khawar

Missed children

Missed children

Domestic funding for immunisation programmes is critical.

Updated 17 Jul, 2020 04:48pm
Vaccinators’ test

Vaccinators’ test

Only 3pc of vaccinators in the EPI setup are women.

Published 12 Mar, 2020 07:02am
Love for the shot

Love for the shot

Safe injection practices are an alien concept in Pakistan.

Published 17 Feb, 2020 06:57am
A virulent strain

A virulent strain

In the last three years, 10,195 typhoid cases have been reported in Sindh.

Published 03 Nov, 2019 06:31am
Vaccines work

Vaccines work

There are a series of interlinked reasons for the disparity in coverage.

Published 28 Apr, 2019 07:15am
Eliminating measles

Eliminating measles

Raising awareness must be a convincing exercise.

Published 26 Oct, 2018 07:01am
Access to vaccines

Access to vaccines

Balochistan’s children need universal immunisation coverage.

Published 29 Apr, 2018 07:15am
HEALTH: THE CASE FOR IMMUNISATION

HEALTH: THE CASE FOR IMMUNISATION

A focus on polio eradication may have adversely affected routine immunisation against other childhood diseases.

Published 11 Jun, 2017 07:03am
Immunisation: Agents of change

Immunisation: Agents of change

Gone are the days when women MPs complained of “not being taken seriously” by their male colleagues. Today, women

Published 24 Jan, 2016 07:10am
HIV/Aids: An unfinished agenda

HIV/Aids: An unfinished agenda

The stigma that surrounded HIV and Aids since the beginning of the epidemic is still the same in our part of the world.

Updated 10 Dec, 2014 05:01pm
Hidden beauty

Hidden beauty

Pakistan has everything a tourist could wish to see, believes Huma Khawar.

“Often depicted in the Western media as...

Updated 23 Jun, 2013 05:40am
Access denied

Access denied

Lack of facilities keep the physically challenged severely restricted, reports Huma Khawar.

Published 16 Jun, 2013 05:43pm
The fight continues

The fight continues

“The situation is the first of its kind in Pakistan. It is indeed extremely shocking that polio workers, who save...

Published 30 Dec, 2012 04:30am

Team play

Huma Khawar highlights the role of donor agencies in polio eradication On Dec 19, Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations...

Published 30 Dec, 2012 04:28am