Health & Human rights


I am a staunch proponet of social justice and upholding human rights everywhere in the world. My writings (below) have more specifically focused on the ways human rights cross scientific and health challenges.


Fraud fighters wanted in the Middle East (OpenDemocracy)

Bulgaria’s ‘chilly welcome’ to Syrian refugees (OpenDemocracy)


MENA Doctors in Trouble (OpenDemocracy; this piece got me named ‘Columnist of the Week’)

Saudi Clergyman Delivers Ground-breaking Science on Why Women Shouldn’t Drive (Global Voices Online)

Healthcare Ailments (


Loverboy, Heroin, Happiness: 18 October 2012 – EU-Anti-Trafficking Day (

Bulgaria: Recovering Drug Addicts Targeted by Police Bullying (

Bad Health Care: The Pandemics of Poverty (

World AIDS Day 2012: When Will We Live in an AIDS-free World? (

Bulgaria: Living With Hepatitis C (Global Voices Online)

Bulgaria: Penalty For Getting Pregnant (Global Voices Online)

Egypt: Sexual Harassment as a Weapon Against Dissent? (Global Voices Online)