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Dr. Mehreen Mujtaba

Dr. Mehreen Mujtaba is a freelance consultant working in the areas of environment and health.

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Pakistan’s health care system: a tale of injustice and malpractice 

Gross injustices and malpractices are the hallmarks of the private as well as the public hospital system in Pakistan where unskilled and untrained doctors are appointed with complete disregard toward meritocracy. At least two recent examples illustrate how dire things are. 

May 10, 2019

Scaling up Pakistan’s renewable energy

In a world dealing with climate change and limited natural resources, there is an increased focus on tapping into renewable resources and enhancing their share in the energy mix to meet the needs of domestic, industrial and transport sectors. 

March 20, 2019

It’s important to shut the windows on cyberbullying

Cyberbullying or harassing someone on the Internet is a faceless evil which is fast becoming a growing threat for teenagers and can do irreparable damage to the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

February 14, 2019