Chang yourself vs change the world

There are many adages that urge change from within. Probably, the most memorable one is by Gandhi, "you must be the change you wish to see in the world." Although very attractive, I find problematic for a number of reasons. First, it promotes individualism. These adages carry a notion that puts individuals at the center of the... Continue Reading →

Three priorities of the Afghan Ministry of Public Health in the next 5 years

The new Afghan minister of public health, Ferozuddin Feroz, has started his job recently. With so many important health issues to deal with, I have come up three most significant tasks and challenges that the Ministry of Public Health has to deal with in the next five years. 1 – SEHAT (System Enhancement for Health... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑