Category : Pakistan
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Fake, substandard, and otherwise compromised medicines are a deadly problem in South Asia and globally. Dr. Muhammad Zaman, visiting faculty at SAI, is working to develop a low-cost, portable and fast way to measure a drug’s purity.
SAI has awarded grants to 15 students who will travel to India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Pakistan for research and internships.
Komal Shahid Khan, from Islamabad, Pakistan, and Meenakshi Sengupta, from Kolkata, India, attended classes, met with students and faculty, and displayed their work on campus. They also collaborated on an interactive performance piece about the Partition of India.
Asad Liaqat, SAI Graduate Associate, spent the summer working with The History Project in Lahore, Pakistan. He evaluated workshops aimed at improving critical thinking and increasing empathy in schoolchildren in Pakistan and India, especially towards historical narratives.
The students, all master’s candidates at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, hail from India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
SAI offers grants for Harvard undergraduates and graduate students to be used during the winter session, January 2017.