Huma Khawar

  • Why is Personal Protective Equipment necessary for a vaccinator? What are the Standard Operating Procedures for conducting an immunisation session? What message should be given out to the caregiver who brings the child for vaccination? Dr Nauman Ahmed Khan, Technical Officer WHO, was patiently ...

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  • Immunisation is one of the most powerful and fundamental disease prevention tools in the history of public health, these were the opening lines of Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General at a press briefing last week. However, since March 2020, routine childhood immunisation services ...

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  • A recent threat and an emerging challenge faced by Islamabad the beautiful is the continuous massive population movement and the mushrooming growth of slums. Not recognized by public authorities as an integral part of the city (according to UN Habitat), these urban slums have grown significantly ...

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  • In the current global scenario, COVID-19 shows that deaths from the Coronavirus were skewed towards the elderly and the fragile. The graph going viral on global social media considers children from birth to nine years as least vulnerable and at zero risk of mortality. Well, this may not be the case ...

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