Zafar Mirza

From Sialkot to where?

From Sialkot to where?

The most important voice of reason and courage on the incident has come from Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. Updated 17 Dec, 2021 08:11am
An unholy alliance

An unholy alliance

The word ‘unethical’ hardly conveys what is going on in the medical marketplace. Published 03 Dec, 2021 07:26am
The need for UHC literacy

The need for UHC literacy

It is time to reorganise the health system to implement essential health services packages. Updated 19 Nov, 2021 08:41am
The great syringe switch

The great syringe switch

Medical practitioners have wrongly promoted the idea that injections are needed for even minor ailments. Updated 05 Nov, 2021 07:59am
Afghan health crises

Afghan health crises

The condition and prospects of Afghanistan’s health sector are complex and grave. Updated 22 Oct, 2021 08:48am
Advance market commitment

Advance market commitment

This is the time for LMICs to inject innovative solutions into their health systems. Updated 08 Oct, 2021 08:20am
Foundation of healthcare

Foundation of healthcare

Primary healthcare is as much for healthy individuals as it for those suffering from ill health. Published 24 Sep, 2021 08:19am
Factory on fire

Factory on fire

Unregistered factories producing exclusively exportable products are effectively death traps for our workers. Updated 10 Sep, 2021 08:40pm
Pakistan needs contraception

Pakistan needs contraception

We have an eyes-wide-shut policy attitude when it comes to the population elephant in the room. Updated 27 Aug, 2021 08:10am
Healthcare and Budget 2021-22

Healthcare and Budget 2021-22

Social health insurance needs to be expanded to ambulatory poor patients in the private sector. Published 06 Aug, 2021 08:15am
Optimising Covid-19 TRIPS waiver

Optimising Covid-19 TRIPS waiver

Pakistan, despite being the fifth largest internal market in the world, has not paid attention to biological production. Updated 21 May, 2021 09:13am
Covid-19 and thereafter

Covid-19 and thereafter

Expenditure on healthcare should be seen as an investment rather than a social overhead. Updated 09 Apr, 2021 08:33am