So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections.
Sher Wali Khan Aseer, a prominent retired educationist, writer and author, told Chitral Today that volunteers were busy in different villages to repair roads leading into Booni.
He described the extremely poor condition of the 80 km track from Bang to Booni and said it took five to six hours to travel that short distance.
Shortly after the annoucement, we congratulated each other, and I remember how one joyful lady came to me with tears in her eyes and said, “I am filled with happiness – I have been praying everyday for the past several years that Hazar Imam should give didar to the Jamat in Pakistan.” Mawlana Hazar Imam would be visiting the Jamat after 17 long years.
The patience of the Pakistan Jamat resulted in an extraordinary 13 day visit to the country which has just concluded.
Over 70% of the hospital’s operating costs must therefore be covered from abroad.
Funds for development are unfortunately often tied to very specific goals like new buildings and activities, and therefore supporting the costs of existing activities is rarely taken into consideration.
She travelled to Gulu, Uganda, to implement a project for St Mary’s Hospital Lacor as part of her Pharm D doctoral rotations from October 2017 to December 2017.
Due to the extreme poverty determined by over 20 years of conflict which ended in 2007, most patients are treated for free or at very subsidized rates.
As I am an oncology pharmacist by profession, my project at Lacor Hospital in Gulu, Uganda, luckily progressed much faster than I had earlier anticipated.