Pakistan

Alternative Medicine, does it work?

Alternative medicine is a term that describes medical treatments that are used instead of traditional mainstream therapies. Some people also refer to it as “integrative or complementary” medicine. In general, the term “alternative therapy” refers to any health treatment not standard in Western medical practice. The field of alternative therapies is diverse: It encompasses practices …

معیارتعلیم کی بہتری کیسے ممکن؟

تحریر: شہروز کلیم ہم اکثر سنتے رہتے ہیں کہ پاکستان ہی دنیا میں وہ واحد ملک نہیں جہاں کے نظام تعلیم میں خامیاں موجود نہ ہوں۔ مگر اس کا مطلب ہر گز نہیں کہ ہمیں یہ حقیقت جان لینے کے بعد خاموش تماشائی کی صورت اختیار کرلینی چاہیئے۔ بلکہ ہمیں چاہیئے کی ان مسائل کی …

Poor Healthcare in Pakistan, Challenges and way forward

The link between poverty and health is well established worldwide, but the connection is both direct (lack of access to health services) and indirect (lack of awareness about health-related issues). Poverty helps produce ailments and ill-health pushes people towards poverty. It is a vicious cycle. Socioeconomic conditions create situations that can lead to ill-health. Pakistan …