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February 11, 2018 – 12:23 AM |

When we hear the word ‘anger’, people often construe it as a bad or immoral action — but anger is a normal human emotion. Yes, it becomes immoral or abnormal when it leads to aggression …

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Articles by Neelam Punjani

Neelam Punjani can be reached at [email protected]

Determinants Associated With Unmet Need for Family Planning in Pakistan

September 22, 2017 – 8:42 PM |

The recent data in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey 2012-2013 shows a high unmet need for contraceptives, although family planning programs have been in place in Pakistan since the late 1950s. The phenomenon presents …

Sexual Health: Talking Taboo

May 30, 2015 – 8:44 PM |

Recently, I got selected to participate in an international youth conference by the Youth Champions Initiative (YCI), implemented by the Public Health Institute (PHI) of California, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. …

Reflections: Transition from Nursing Student to Novice Nurse

July 23, 2014 – 6:50 PM |

Before starting the journey of senior elective course, there were few pre-conceived ideas in my mind from the comments which I got from senior students; “this is the time to get the best learning experience” …

The Boom of TeleHealth: Distance No Longer Matters!

May 28, 2014 – 12:18 PM |

It has been observed that by the time patients come to seek treatment in clinics or hospitals; in many cases their ailment has already multipli to such an extent that it becomes a tough job for …

Health Sector of Pakistan : Redefining Roles and Overcoming Challenges

April 29, 2014 – 1:01 AM |

The health sector plays an important role in any country’s economy. According to Pakistan economic survey 2006-07, “a healthy population is not only valued in its own right, but it also raises the human capital …