Pakistan’s Struggle with Pediatric Heart Care

Pakistan is a nation of more than 200 million people. One of the problems associated with this number is the lack of attention given by the government to public healthcare; specifically focusing on the issue of pediatric heart care.   According to BBC news, Pakistan has unfortunately one of the highest rates of children born […]

Drug Abuse in Pakistan

One of the largest yet often overlooked issues in the country of Pakistan is its drug abuse. The booming drug trade within the country has left areas that were once a comfortable marketplace for citizens to a violence-ridden wasteland. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported in 2013 that 6.7 million Pakistanis […]

Acid Victims in Pakistan

         Throwing acid in the face of a person is an act that is meant to hurt someone both emotionally and mentally. It’s a gruesome crime that seems immoral of someone to do, but happens too often in places like Pakistan and India, or usually in areas where women aren’t that powerful. […]

The Problems with the American Healthcare System

More than 45 million poor Americans do not have health care in the United States and as a result almost 20 thousand of them die each year. These numbers are unprecedented for any other developed nation because throughout the world, healthcare is seen as a right and not a privilege. In the United States, any person […]

Overpopulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Rapidly Creating New Problems

Two-hundred and sixteen years ago, Thomas Malthus predicted that a heavily increasing population would severely hinder its own growth through diseases and resource shortages. While many scientists believe that the human population has not hit its capacity of resources yet, the effects of having more than 7 billion people on the planet can be seen […]