Raja Khalid Shabbir

  • TParacelsus, a Swiss physician credited as the father of toxicology says, “Medicine rests upon four pillars – philosophy, astronomy, alchemy and ethics.” Regrettably, we have failed to incorporate medical ethics in its true sense in our healthcare system. The recent turbulent ...

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  • TBeing a developing country, Pakistan faces multi-faceted challenges such as political instability, rising population growth rate and fragile security environment which has proved to be costly for its economy. During these testing times, the Punjab government has risen to the occasion and taken some ...

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  • TWe are at war with the microscopic world, a war far beyond the spectrum of human eye and hence incapable of comprehending the imminent threat it poses to our existence. Our adversary –the microbes – inherently possesses extraordinary survival skills. They were one of the first beings on ...

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  • TPakistan has always managed to find a saviour when most needed. Doctor Ruth Pfau, who recently passed away, was Pakistan’s own Mother Teresa. She was instrumental in looking after one of the most marginalised segment of our country, those suffering from leprosy. Sister Doctor Ruth Katherina ...

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  • TThe tragic accident on National Highway near Bahawalpur in the early hours of Sunday, a day before Eidul Fitr, where an oil tanker overturned due to a burst tyre causing spillage of fuel on the adjacent fields, was as untimely as it was avoidable. Ironically, the stream of spilled oil proved to be ...

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  • TThe opening part of the Pakistani batting witnessed multiple missed shots, the ball kissing the edge of the bat and helmet leading to maximum runs behind the wicket, a second life being granted to Fakhar Zaman owing to a no-ball by Bumrah at the start of the 4th over allowing Zaman to later score a ...

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