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Ayesha Raza Farooq
Ayesha Raza Farooq

  • November 20, 2023

    Silent screams

    A representational image of a person resisting torture. — bruised, eyes swollen, skull cracked, bones broken, burnt...

  • June 07, 2021

    Whirlwind legislation

    The nation is witnessing one of the worst acts of violence and harassment against journalists.In the same week that a journalist is beaten up by...

  • May 27, 2021

    Lessons from polio (Part – II)

    Community engagement: The polio programme integrated communications and community engagement within its overall operations, enabling it to achieve...

  • May 26, 2021

    Lessons from polio - Part I

    Pakistan is no stranger to fighting battles against health emergencies; it has danced an arduous and painfully slow dance with the menace of polio....

  • January 21, 2017

    Polio’s last stand

    Each time a drop of polio vaccine finds its way to the gut of a child, we have taken one more step away from a world where young innocent lives are...

  • April 27, 2016

    The road to zero

    Part - II The phased introduction of a new polio vaccination regime, the injectable polio vaccine, has proved a fillip to the initiative. The...

  • April 26, 2016

    The road to zero

    Part - I As the global community observes the World Immunization Week, beginning April 24, for many it is time to reflect on the health of...