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Immunization in Pakistan

Immunization in Pakistan

A recent survey conducted nationwide showed that six diseases namely, Diphtheria, Whooping Cough, Neonatal Tetanus, Poliomyelitis, Measles and Tuberculosis posed major health problems. A child should be immunized within the first year against these diseases;…

Animals & Us

Animals & Us

An article appeared in the March 1 New York Times by a psychoanalyst based in New York, Jeanne Safer. The article was titled `Feed Your Dog, Feed Your Soul.’ The article is based on one…

The Constitutional Status of Health

The Constitutional Status of Health

Access to health is not a fundamental right under Pakistan’s Constitution. No specific provision relating to health is included in the chapter on Fundamental Rights. However, the Constitution contains a chapter on the Principles of…

Preventing Violence

Preventing Violence

There is hardly anything one can think about nowadays except the attack on the Army Public School resulting in the death of 134 children and 12 teachers. I have not used the term ‘innocent children’…