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  • Egypt: The plight of health institutions

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    Out of the 91 million people who make up the total population of Egypt, only 83 million currently live in Egypt, according to the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics. Among them, tens of thousands of medical students graduate every year from Egyptian universities to join the ranks of […]

  • To Prevent or not to Prevent – that is the Question in Pakistan

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    A Passionate Smoker, Photo by Nandadevieast on Flickr, (CC BY 2.0)   As fatality from non-communicable diseases rises in Pakistan, the importance of prevention of such diseases as opposed to treatment is evaluated. The World Health Organization considers smoking to be a global disease. The prevalence and subsequent deadly effect of […]