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Quality healthcare in urban slums of Karachi

Quality healthcare in urban slums of Karachi

Pakistan and Gulf Economist approached the relevant authorities of SINA Health Education & Welfare Trust to get the first-hand knowledge about the healthcare facilities being provided by the trust. Following are the excerpts of the conversation: With majority of the people …

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Urban farming inspiration

It was certainly a blessing to have ‘chai-paratha’, with family and friends, on a chilly but pleasant morning, around 60 kilometers away from home, at Gharo. It was later justified as veracious decision to leave my cozy bedroom or clannish …

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These are Asia’s most future-ready cities

These are Asia's most future-ready cities

The planet is urbanizing at an unprecedented speed, generating enormous social, economic and climatic stress. If sustainable urbanization is one of the paramount challenges of the 21st century, then Asia is ground zero for determining whether humanity can succeed. Just …

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Pakistan’s Poverty Headcount Review

Pakistan’s Poverty Headcount Review

Present Economic Survey of Pakistan during FY2018 calculated that over the last decade, Pakistan’s poverty headcount has recorded a persistent fall both at nationwide and regional levels. Percentage of people living below poverty line has fallen from 50.4 percent in …

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