Osman Siddiqi

Osman Siddiqi is an economist with considerable experience in public health. He is head of research at Arifu, a technology firm operating at the nexus of digital communication and behaviour change.

Content by Osman Siddiqi
  • Blog post

    The dangers of not knowing enough about COVID-19’s impact on women in Pakistan

    The Government of Pakistan has begun publishing gender-disaggregated data on COVID-19 at a national level. One graph on the government’s Covid-19 website illustrates that men constitute 74% of observed cases so far (as of June 29th 2020). This is a significant aberration compared to worldwide trends and is one of the highest proportions globally. A WHO report on Gender...

    8 Jul 2020 | Osman Siddiqi, Ayesha Shahid