Watch the latest episode of #CERPPodcasts on ‘Alleviating Childhood Stunting in Pakistan’.

This episode features Dr. Agha Ali Akram and Dr. Hina Khalid as they share insights from their research in Pakistan, in which they used high-frequency nutrition counseling and growth monitoring to address childhood stunting. They also discuss policy implications and how such a health issue can be brought to the fore.


Dr. Agha Ali Akram is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. He received his Doctorate in Environmental Economics and Masters from Yale University. His research explores themes in public health, including drinking water quality, mental health, nutrition and family planning.

Dr. Hina Khalid is an Assistant Professor at the Information Technology University. She has a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, State University of New York. Her research focuses on improving health system performance and reducing health inequities with a focus on maternal and child health and infectious diseases. .

Moderator: Ghada Qureshi (Communications and Outreach Associate, CERP)