Higher Education in Pakistan – the Flip Side of the Coin

Mortar Board + Diploma + Education

Over the past decade, the government in Pakistan has spent prodigiously on higher education but to little practical avail. With the increasing debt mark, internal and external, the government has still got radical cuts to make in useless expenditure in this sector.

Interest in postgraduate education skyrocketed with the establishment of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan during the rule of the military dictator General Pervez Musharraf.… [Read more]

World AIDS Day 2011

World Aids Day

Today is World AIDS Day. It’s hard to believe that it has been 23 years since the first global health day was held. Remarkable strides have been made in both medical advancements and understanding of HIV/AIDS during the past two decades. As the result of strong and concerted efforts towards improvements in science and technology, many HIV- positive people are able to live long and productive lives despite the presence of the virus.… [Read more]