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Covid-19 pandemic exposed, widened inequalities: experts

17 March 2021

Pakistan and other countries around the world can still achieve targets under the sustainable development goals (SDGs) despite challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, said researchers and development experts at a recent online seminar organised by Aga Khan University’s Institute for Global Health and Development (AKU-IGHD). "While the virus has impacted everyone, it is affecting the world’s poorest and the most vulnerable people the most," said Professor Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Founding Director of the AKU’s IGHD. Dr Alex Awiti, Vice Provost of AKU in Kenya, spoke about the role played by universities in developing innovative ideas.