Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Rubina Naqvi

  • The Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation

    Rubina Naqvi     The Sindh Institute as photographed by Zubeida Mustafa This is a true story about a tertiary care hospital located in a country of 230 million people, which has no well-designed health facility program, especially for poor people with chronic ailments. Every year in this unfortunate country some 260 women per 100,000 live births die in…

  • Connecting literature with medicine

    Rubina Naqvi Karachi, Pakistan   Portrait of Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, 1898 Osip Braz Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow There is a need for increasing the education of medical students through the use of literature, so that physicians can become knowledgeable about and eager to confront the social, economic, and cultural contributors to illness. This is particularly important…