South Asian health: what is to be done?BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7443.837-a (Published 01 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:837
SAARC: regional cooperation for sustainable health
- Sania Nishtar (firstname.lastname@example.org), president
- Heartfile, 1 Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad, Pakistan
EDITOR—The grouping of seven South Asian countries in the framework of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC, http://www.saarc-sec.org/) (figure) presents a sizeable opportunity for regional collaboration.
The SAARC region has one of the poorest health indicators in the world—it houses the largest …