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Dr. Shershah Syed talks about healthcare in Pakistan with a special emphasis on the situation post floods of 2010 and 11

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Dr. Shershah Syed is an eminent obstetrician and gynecologist who has devoted himself to saving impoverished women in Pakistan.

Dr. Syed is the President of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Pakistan. He started a maternity wing at a public hospital in Orangi, Karachi which is one of the poorest parts of Pakistan. He is also trying to build another maternity hospital at a former madrassa also in Karachi.

Further details of his work and his profile can be found at:

http://archives.dawn.com/weekly/review/archive/051201/review4.htm

or

http://karachi.metblogs.com/2008/07/11/an-evening-with-dr-shershah-syed/

Dr Shershah has also been featured in a BBC Documentary on the floods and their aftermath http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11969359

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