Medical education and research in Pakistan

@article{Ghaffar2013MedicalEA,
  title={Medical education and research in Pakistan},
  author={Abdul Ghaffar and S Shujaat H Zaidi and Huma Qureshi and A. T. Abdel Hafeez},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2013},
  volume={381},
  pages={2234-2236}
}
2234 www.thelancet.com Vol 381 June 29, 2013 The construction of health facilities, establishment of medical schools, and recruitment of health workers in the public sector have been important aspects of a popular political agenda in Pakistan, especially for elected governments. According to offi cial reports, the number of medical graduates has increased from 500 in 1947 to 171 450 in 2012 and the number of medical colleges has increased from two to 88, respectively. The total budget of the… CONTINUE READING