Sania Nishtar | The Daily Star
  • Sania Nishtar

    Sania Nishtar is Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety to the Prime Minister of Pakistan with the status of a federal minister.

  • How cash transfers prevent lockdown tragedies

    In 2017, I was a candidate to become the next Director-General of the World Health Organization. At the 70th World Health Assembly, I stood before health ministers from around the world and warned that three things could destroy the planet: a celestial event, a third world war, or a pandemic.