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Dr Sania Nishtar
Dr Sania Nishtar

  • November 23, 2021

    Ehsaas Rashan subsidy

    The Ehsaas Rashan Riayat Program has been fast-tracked for implementation as one of the policy responses to address the recent wave of food...

  • June 09, 2021

    Ending poverty, ensuring health

    As the latest increase in cases of Covid-19 appear to be dropping and vaccines, which are key to us and the world to get through the acute stage of...

  • August 21, 2020

    The Ehsaas experience

    In 2017, I was a candidate to become the next director-general of the World Health Organization. At the 70th World Health Assembly, I stood before...

  • October 15, 2019

    Logic behind the langar

    The Langar Policy is one of several policies under the Ehsaas umbrella, in its Safety Net category. This policy is being implemented in the...

  • September 17, 2019

    The Ehsaas strategy

    The Ehsaas Strategy has been released today to solicit public input, prior to its finalization. The strategy elaborates on the prime minister’s...

  • May 01, 2018

    More provinces?

    Calls to create more provinces are once again resonating across Pakistan as the elections draws closer. Beyond the election rhetoric, the objective...

  • April 13, 2018

    The e-voting challenge

    Discussions on e-voting have re-emerged as the election draws closer and the National Database and Registration Authority gears up to present its...

  • April 07, 2018

    Corrupting health

    Over half the world’s population is denied essential health services. This means that scores of communities cannot get the medicines they need,...

  • March 17, 2018

    The future of government

    Governments in countries such as Pakistan – with exploding and rapidly urbanising populations – face increasing challenges to deliver ‘good...

  • March 08, 2018

    The fight for women’s health

    Over the last year, as the global movement for women’s equality and gender parity gained momentum, we saw a sea change around the world. Women...