4th Expert Consultation on WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies between Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives

March 27, 2009: Sania Nishtar attends 4th Expert Consultation on World Health Organization’s Maximizing Positive Synergies between Health Systems and Global Health Initiatives, held in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 26-27, 2009. Attends the meeting as a member of WHO’s Maximizing Positive Synergies Group.




South Asian Regional Ministerial Meeting

March 18, 2009: Sania Nishtar attends the South Asian Regional Ministerial Meeting in support of the 2009 Economic and Social Council’s Annual Ministerial Review, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Council, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from March 16-18, 2009. Talk in the plenary session entitled ‘New Initiatives to Finance Health Care—Heartfile’s Health Equity Project.




New peer reviewed publication

March 6, 2009: Just published. Nishtar S. How important are health systems in the prevention of cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases? Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2009;6(3):170-1




How important are health systems in the prevention of cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases?

Nishtar S. How important are health systems in the prevention of cardiovascular and other non-communicable diseases? Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2009;6(3):170-1