Calls for awareness ought to be accompanied by a push for an increase in professional mental healthcare services.
We need to start dispelling myths surrounding HIV in the healthcare workforce, but in larger society too.
It is mind-boggling that the ultimate gesture of kindness requires so much convincing for acceptance in society.
While chemists merrily dispense antibiotics, food stalls dispense salmonella, the bacteria that causes typhoid.
Gender-selection and sex-specific abortions violate Pakistan's medical code of ethics.
Forensic medicine is an orphan specialisation in this country with the brightest minds choosing more lucrative fields.
Pakistani medical codes weren't violated in sending friend request to Sharmeen's sister – and that's a problem
The fact of the matter is that most health professionals draw their own boundaries and follow their own norms.