Viewpoint 69: Separation of powers

February 20, 2010: A viewpoint titled ‘Separation of powers’ by Sania Nishtar has been published in The News International on February 20, 2010. Full text is accessible here 

Context: Institutional checks and balances can provide critical safeguards against potential abuse of power and can help institutionalize accountability. This comment reflects on a critical attribute of governance, which can have a knock-on effect on improvements in health systems.