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Dr Imran Syed
Dr Imran Syed

  • January 06, 2021

    Policy and risk mitigation

    To promote appropriate preventive behavior and stem the rise of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is important that policymakers better...

  • December 12, 2020

    Active ageing

    Abraham Lincoln’s view that “it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years” captures the essence of what...

  • December 03, 2020

    Evidence-based policy

    Ideally, all major public policies should be based on sound evidence or, still better, on sound scientific evidence. Moving towards this ideal...

  • November 19, 2020

    Participatory governance

    Cities and urban areas are where the majority of the global population now lives. To improve the quality of life of the urban population it is...

  • November 04, 2020

    SDGs and seniors

    Seniors are a growing segment of the population and it is important to see how the global development frameworks view them.The Sustainable...

  • October 23, 2020

    Questioning progress

    “Progress” was the erstwhile confident answer to the important question “What is the best way to improve society?” Now this answer is being...

  • October 14, 2020

    Options for the ‘old’

    Ageing is a gradual and steady chronological progression that commences at birth and ceases at death. Becoming ‘old’, on the other hand, is an...