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October 23, 2017 – 12:17 AM |

Giving a child your name and shelter over their heads, by way of legal adoption is a noble gesture. I fail to understand why it is a stigmatized phenomenon in Pakistan to this day. No …

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Hamama Barry can be reached at [email protected]

Stomp Out the Stigma — Speak About Depression

June 14, 2017 – 7:27 PM | One Comment

7th April 2017, recently marked as World Health Day, introduced a campaign with the goal of, “DEPRESSION — LET’S TALK.” Yes, depression a fairly common issue; we all hear about it often, but do we …

Landing in the Vicious Circle of Abuse: The Making of a Bully

July 31, 2016 – 6:01 PM |

Ever found yourself stammering in response to a simple question asked by a professor? Felt your pulse racing merely at the prospect of delivering a presentation? Or you’ve been asked to demonstrate a physical exam …

Health Under the Knife of Cultural Crutches

August 31, 2015 – 10:21 PM |

“How can he be a doctor? He even doesn’t know that drinking milk soon after surgery can cause suppuration of your wound” OR “Having milk and fish together can cause white spots on your face”

Doctors’ Feelings into Perspective : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

August 31, 2015 – 9:42 PM |

As the word “doctor” pops into our minds a combination of sentiments also springs up with it. Owing to everyone’s different experiences in life, some may feel resentful and some satisfied.