Healthy Lines

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; however, in most of the cases, several vaccinations are needed before a child is

I must confess that one thing I hate is to regard myself as elderly. I have crossed 58. I console by telling myself that I am in the late middle age and not old. But then I realize that you retire when you get to be 60. I am lucky that I am in the legal profession where one does not need to retire and you can keep practicing even if you f

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 of the writer's patient not responding to therapy for more than nine years; and then suddenly he announced to the psychoanalyst that surprised her as much

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 Policy of the State of Pakistan. It is the responsibility of each organ and authority of the State, and of e

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' because I do not know of any child who is not innocent. Many had explained the attack on Malala Yusufzai in 2012 as a CIA or ISI sponsored on