Syeda Aleeza Askari Zaidi

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To state that there are vested interests in health planning is to state the obvious. One can identify numerous actors ranging from international agencies, government officials, pharmaceutical companies, health personnel and community and citizen's groups which would like to stake a claim on the direction and nature of planning and implementing health(More)
There is indisputable evidence that health indices for women are far worse than those for men, yet women have limited access to health resources. Numerous reasons have been cited for the poor health of women, and include legal constraints to owning property, the lack of participation in the planning process, preferential treatment for boys, and social(More)
A survey of medical students was held in order to determine the reasons why they were not willing to set up practice in rural areas after graduation. The reasons they gave were quite typical: lack of facilities, lack of opportunities for themselves and their family, poor income, etc. We also discovered that not many were acquainted with rural health(More)
The type of medical education of a country is closely linked with its system of health care. Any health care system, with its own peculiarities, requires a certain type of doctor who can function effectively in the given environment. The same is the case with underdeveloped capitalist countries, such as Pakistan, where a skewed, elitist, curative model of(More)
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