Joanna Burke-Bajaj explores One Health as an opportunity for advocacy towards systems change

Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj One Health: An emerging public health field with the opportunity to build systems change The new and burgeoning field of One Health (OH) grew from the long-known concept of connection between living things, but took on new meaning in the growing knowledge of connectivity between health-related disciplines and major events […]

A tale of two centuries

Matter over Words: A Conversation with Shehzad Ghias Shaikh​

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam A tale of two centuries   Towards the end of the 20th century, a 22-member committee of the World Bank produced the World Development Report. This flagship report on the state of health around the Globe served as a benchmark to understand and improve the health of nations (World Development […]

Joanna Burke-Bajaj on workplace equity in long-term care

Health with Humanity By Joanna Burke-Bajaj Workplace Equity in Long-Term Care: Devaluing care and the feminisation of labour   When discussing the widespread implications of health inequities it is important to not negate the fact that the need for improvements in health equity apply not only to patients and communities seeking care, but also to healthcare […]

Javaid Iqbal discusses “Rise of Racist Machines”

Javaid Iqbal Discusses "Rise of Racist Machines"

The i-value By Javaid Iqbal Rise of Racist Machines Machine learning is the application of algorithms and data to make decisions. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are used in nearly every industry. They have already become an indispensable part of our lives. Science fiction has become a reality. MIT is starting a new […]

Matter over Words: A Conversation with Shehzad Ghias Shaikh

Matter over Words: A Conversation with Shehzad Ghias Shaikh​

Zaitoon By Dr. Butool Hisam Matter over Words: A Conversation with Shehzad Ghias Shaikh There’s a phrase in Urdu ‘Dukh Hota Hai’ which, loosely translated, means ‘It hurts’. The word ‘dukh’ relates to grief or an overwhelming sense of pain. It is not a word you would associate with comedy. And yet, that’s the exact […]