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July 20, 2017 – 10:33 PM |

Teenage pregnancy refers to an adolescent girl becoming pregnant between the ages of 13 and 19 years, or before she becomes an adult. The point that matters here is — at what period are young …

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Articles by Salima Kerai

Salima Kerai is a Registered Nurse at the Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology inpatient unit and Research Specialist, at the Department of Pediatrics and Child health at Aga Khan University, Pakistan. She received the Fogarty Fellowship in Injury and Trauma research training programme (ICT-IRT) at Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, International Injury Research Unit. Salima can be reached at [email protected]

Food Safety, from Farm to Fork: Are We Being Careful Enough?

February 18, 2017 – 2:38 PM |

Food is not only a basic need for human survival, but also an unparalleled source of pleasure for many people in the world. Hence, a dilemma is presented when this very means to sustain life …

Ebola and Hemorrhagic Fevers: Time is of the Essence

October 4, 2015 – 8:36 PM |

Ebola belongs to the Filoviridae virus family which has a highly lethal behaviour in human species. The name Ebola originated from a river in Congo called Ebola River, after which the index case was labeled. …