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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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Breaking free from plastic in Pakistan

Strewn all across the beautiful city of Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, plastic bags are not only an aesthetic incongruence to the verdant beauty of the city, but also choke its drainage system and wreak havoc with the health of the population. 

August 22, 2019

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