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Viewpoint 40: Financial crisis, social unrest and reform; January 5, 2009


A viewpoint titled ‘Financial crisis, social unrest and reform’ by Sania Nishtar has been published in The News International on January 5, 2009. Full text is accessible at Viewpoint
Context: The risk of catastrophic expenditures on health in China is constraining the ability of its population to spend with consequent negative impact on the economy during the financial crisis. The situation in China and Pakistan vis-à-vis the financial crisis is not comparable; notwithstanding, there are important reasons for drawing this analogy for the health and broader social sector.