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Usual Access Points of Healthcare: More than 7 in 10 Pakistanis report visiting a conventional doctor if they happen to be sick, while a quarter report alternatives such as hakeems and homeopathy as their most used method.

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According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, more than 7 in 10 Pakistanis report visiting a conventional doctor if they happen to be sick, while a quarter report alternatives such as hakeems and homeopathy as their most used method.

A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked, “Who do you usually go to for your treatment?” In response to this question, 71% said doctors, 16% said hakeem, 8% said homeopathy, while 5% did not know or did not wish to respond.

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