April 2010, Volume 60, Issue 4

JCR IMPACT
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0.781
JCR 5-YEAR
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0.928
H INDEX

43
SJR

0.24

Editorial

Growing burden of neurological diseases in Pakistan — need for a national health survey

Mohammad Wasay  , Shaukat Ali

Overall burden of Neurological Diseases in the world is around 6.5%. It ranges from 4-5% in lower income countries (Pakistan) as compared to 10-11% in high income countries.1 Over all death and disability related to Neurological diseases is higher than HIV/AIDS, neoplasms, ischaem

H1N1 2009 in Karachi: A situational analysis

Bushra Jamil  , Syed Faisal Mahmood

The novel H1N1 influenza A, also known as Swine Flu, first emerged in Mexico in March 2009, when the Government of Mexico reported increasing cases of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI).1,2 By April, more than 854 cases of pneumonia with 59 deaths were recorded. O

Choked Pipes — Reforming Pakistan’s Mixed Health System

Sania Nishtar

I am grateful to JPMA for offering me this opportunity to present a snapshot overview of my book, Choked Pipes: Reforming Pakistan\'s Mixed Health System.1 The book is framed on the central theme of health systems reform, with Pakistan\'s mixed health system

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