On Health Policy
Political Statements are often made to claim government doing much to provide health and eduction.
Yet what do our health indicators show? How well are we doing compared to our peers?
How is policy made? is it well thought out? Who thinks about it? where?
How are health institutions managed? Should that system be changed?
Donors provide a lot of assistance--cash as well as consultants--where does this money go? Do donors do a good job?
How can the system be improved?
Dr. Samia Altaf, an international public health official evaluates Pakistan's health policy and system providing many international comparisons.
Reform and management issues are taken up.