Huma Khawar

Vaccinators’ test

Only 3pc of vaccinators in the EPI setup are women. Published Mar 12, 2020 07:02am

Love for the shot

Safe injection practices are an alien concept in Pakistan. Published Feb 17, 2020 06:57am

A virulent strain

In the last three years, 10,195 typhoid cases have been reported in Sindh. Published Nov 03, 2019 06:31am

Vaccines work

There are a series of interlinked reasons for the disparity in coverage. Published Apr 28, 2019 07:15am

Eliminating measles

Raising awareness must be a convincing exercise. Published Oct 26, 2018 07:01am

Access to vaccines

Balochistan’s children need universal immunisation coverage. Published Apr 29, 2018 07:15am


A focus on polio eradication may have adversely affected routine immunisation against other childhood diseases. Published Jun 11, 2017 07:03am

Immunisation: Agents of change

Gone are the days when women MPs complained of “not being taken seriously” by their male colleagues. Today, women Published Jan 24, 2016 07:10am

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 Dec 10, 2014 05:01pm

Hidden beauty

Pakistan has everything a tourist could wish to see, believes Huma Khawar. “Often depicted in the Western media as... Updated Jun 23, 2013 05:40am

Access denied

Lack of facilities keep the physically challenged severely restricted, reports Huma Khawar. Published Jun 16, 2013 05:43pm

The fight continues

“The situation is the first of its kind in Pakistan. It is indeed extremely shocking that polio workers, who save... Published Dec 30, 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 Dec 30, 2012 04:28am

Whose Eid is it?

For ten-year-old Rida, Eid is all fun and excitement. New clothes, new shoes, and new bangles... the images bring... Published Sep 05, 2010 12:00am