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Public health vs economic health

Focusing exclusively on public health rather than trying to strike a balance between human and economic health, China seems to have succeeded by March 15, in preventing, to a large…

Will health tax undermine public health?

Ever since the PTI government took charge, severe reservations have been raised on their pre-election rhetoric of broadening the tax base rather than further taxing the current taxpayers however, post-elections…

A Public Health Issue

A public health issue

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, each year, 1.7 million to 2.2 million persons die from waterborne diseases; one billion episodes of gastroenteritis and other infections…

Health expenditure and choices

HENRY Ford, when unveiling the Model T, was asked why he developed an automobile without consulting public demand. His response, “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would…

Health security

THE greatly anticipated Global Health Security Summit, one of the major calendar events on the global health security agenda, gets underway in Islamabad on January 10. The two-day event draws…

Essential health services

I RECEIVED a lot of feedback on my article ‘Robotic priorities’, including some from defensive robotic surgeons! Some readers have asked about the essential health services package I referred to.…

Mental health comes first

According to a WHO study, at last one per cent of the total world’s population dies by suicide every 40 seconds across the world. It further states that 5.0 per…