This is a collection of essays and articles on issues of social and public health importance. The COVID 19 pandemic was a thought and life altering event in the lives of our generation, and it drew a lot of attention towards issues pertaining to public health and social well being. This collection is not only limited to articles pertaining to public health but also covers social behaviors of people. The author is a medical doctor and carries reasonable experience in working with people from diverse backgrounds. The thoughts expressed in this book are based on the author’s observations and strengthened by various references from other events from history, religion, literature and philosophy.
Dr. Muhammad Ahmed Abdullah MBBS, MPH, MCPS, CHPE, PhD is a public health professional who has a diverse academic background, with more than ten years of teaching experience, and more than 15 years of experience in clinical medicine. He publishes newspaper articles on topics of public health importance, and also maintains a regular electronic media presence for the purpose of advocacy. He frequently publishes scientific research in national and international journals. He has experienced a variety of work settings which include teaching, clinical practice, research, healthcare administration and advocacy. His core areas of interest include health systems, infectious diseases, primary care and mental health. He has a rare insight into societal issues due to his extensive clinical exposure at the primary healthcare level and concurrent involvement in all things academic. He has a generalist approach, which means that he employs skills gained through working in varied environments. He is an avid reader and his areas of interest outside of his career path include, behavioral biology, psychology, philosophy, comparative religions and history.