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Of Prey and Predator: Behind Closed Doors, Masks and Facades

October 22, 2016 – 6:15 PM |

Majority of the people have a valid reason regarding the goody-goody features of marriage but some marriages are just a disgrace in disguise. Rape itself is an upsetting word to listen. Imagine people going through …

The Consequences of Bullying: On How the Roots Go Deeper Than We Deem

June 19, 2016 – 4:15 AM |

In today’s world, the reported cases of violence among the youth have been escalating in our society. These cases of violence may present in a range of different forms, of which one of the most …

Spreading Love through Volunteerism – Recognizing the Humanity in Each One of Us

January 20, 2016 – 8:40 PM |

“Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, Through Love all pain will turn to medicine.” – Rumi
 
Before …

Cousin Marriages: A Public Health Issue in Pakistan

December 7, 2015 – 6:43 PM |

Marriage is a universal practice in which a bond is formed between two individuals that is social, emotional, cultural, physical, and religious in nature. This marital union lays the foundation for the most basic social …

Nursing from 8-5: The Ethical Dilemma of Nursing within Bounds

October 19, 2015 – 6:01 PM |

The Author acknowledges the contributions of Dr Rozina Karmaliani and Dr Robyna I. Khan.
Every year, more than 5 million people die because of injuries; of which 25% are due to road traffic crashes. It is estimated …

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”

Non-Clinical Careers – A New Landscape for Doctors

November 8, 2014 – 11:41 PM |

Medicine is considered one of the oldest and most respected professions in the world. Since the dawn of time, healers have been an integral part of society. For as long as man has existed, he …

Dealing with Societal Pressure and its Impact on Mental Health

September 20, 2014 – 8:23 PM |

In my clinical rotation I came across a 50 year old woman diagnosed with schizophrenia. She had a history of learning disability, jaundice and head trauma. For this purpose her mother took her to Pakistan …

Empowering Women At Work: Refuting Societal Norms

November 2, 2013 – 7:14 PM |

A woman has been beautifully described by Eleanor Roosevelt in her saying , “A woman is like a tea bag, you never know how strong it is until it’s in hot water.” Likewise, a woman …

Corruption in the Health Sector – Causes and Possible Solutions

August 18, 2013 – 10:40 PM |

“Corruption is like a ball of snow, once it’s set rolling, it must increase”
– Charles Caleb Colton
 
Corruption is the exploitation of assigned power for personal use. Corruption in the health sector is a concern especially …

A Brief Look at the Journey of Pain

May 8, 2013 – 10:00 PM |

The beauty of the above question lies in the fact that its answer unifies people of every religion, race, ethnicity, nationality and social status of the world.
The unity further extends to involve animals of every …

Career Counselling for Medical Students

January 26, 2013 – 9:39 AM | 4 Comments

CSS or Central Superior Services Exam is considered the most distinguished examination in Pakistan. Candidates who pass the exam and the subsequent interview are inducted into the Central Superior Services of Pakistan. For the last …

Better Future Doctors

July 30, 2012 – 12:22 AM | 6 Comments

Health is surely the greatest wealth but when this wealth starts to go down, only one person pops into our mind and we hurry to go to a doctor, the ultimate solution finder of our …