We are a group of professionals with decades of experiences on the ground. Many of our consultants have global respect due to their achievements in the field. All of them will work together as a multidisciplinary team to improve health of population not only in a country but globally
Chief Executive :
Dr. Rana Jawad Asghar has worked as a Resident Advisor of the Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) in Pakistan from 2006 - 2018 (workforce capacity development in surveillance and response, setting up surveillance systems, laboratory capacity enhancements, One Health). Under his leadership his program has won many top international awards of excellence including 2016 US-CDC Director FETP Award of Excellence in Outbreak Response. WHO has called it a "Model" program which other countries should benefit from" He was an Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellow at CDC, Atlanta before coming to Pakistan. He has served as program manager for child survival project in Mozambique, faculty member at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Research Associate in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University. He completed his Masters in Public Health at the University of Washington, where he was a Fellow of Training in International Emerging Infectious Diseases. He did his basic medical education in Pakistan from Allama Iqbal Medical College and membership in family medicine from College of Physicians and Surgeons, and was a Franklin Adams Scholar for a year in the Bristol University, UK in the department of Epidemiology. Currently he is also serving four years term as a member of International Health Regulations (IHR) Rooster of Experts in Epidemiology and Surveillance. He is also adjunct professor in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Khalid Naeem Khawaja
Dr. Khalid Naeem Khawaja is a One Health Expert, who acquired the degrees of DVM from the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan in 1976 followed by MSc (Microbiology) in 1980. In 1990 he completed his PhD degree in Virology from the University of Minnesota, USA. He later served for 35 years at different research, teaching and administrative positions at the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC), Islamabad, Pakistan. Zoonotic Disease Management and Molecular Characterization of related pathogens have been his major area of work, where he has coordinated to set up and run a National Avian Influenza Control Program between 2002-2015 at NARC, which eventually led to the successful control of Bird-Flu in Pakistan in 2008. Later on, in collaboration with Massey University, New Zealand, his research team set up the first ONE HEALTH PAKISTAN network in 2012 for coordinating surveillance of major Zoonoses, (CCHF, Brucellosis and Influenza) in collaboration with the National Institute of Health, Islamabad.
Dr. Naeem is an approved WHO-Certified Biosecurity Auditor, possessing experience of evaluating some specific pathogen handling facilities around the country. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor at the department of Animal Genomics and Biotechnology at the PARC Institute of Agricultural Sciences at NARC. He has supervised thesis research of 45 MPhil & 10 PhD students, and published 70 research papers in peered reviewed journals.
Dr. Naeem serves on number of National Policy Formulation Committees including AMR containment, Zoonotic disease management, and National Lab Policy development groups.
We are keen to assist you in delivering best results on the ground. We are not just focused on numbers but quality matters greatly for us. Every thing we do must have a positive impact on the population we serve.
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