Area of Specialisation: Paediatrics, Epidemiology and Statistical modelling
Research Interests: Interventional Research for promoting health in populations across all ages, Primary Health Care (health care delivery systems and evaluations), Nutrition, Curriculum Development, Research Methodologies and Ethics in Research/Health, Continued interest in Immunological Studies.
Currently working as Professor Emeritus at the University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan, heading the Dept of Public Health. A medical graduate from King Edward Medical College with an MCPS in Paediatrics from College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan and learnt Epidemiology and Biostatistics from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London. Did my doctorate from Göteborg University, Sweden in 1990 with focus on Epidemiology and Clinical Immunology. Attended several short courses, workshops and certifications in different subjects like: Management, Health sector financing and Reform, Maternal and Child health etc.
Worked as Medical Officer, Registrar, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor in Community Paediatrics at King Edward Medical College from 1976-2002. As Professor, was transferred to Fatima Jinnah Medical College in 2002. Headed Health Services Academy, Islamabad in 2005-2009 and developed the new Public Health Program which provided a first-time two years, semester based program in Public Health. Headed Institute of Public Health for a period of nearly 3 years. Retired as Professor of Preventive Paediatrics at Childrens’ Hospital, Lahore. Taught and supervised Undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral students locally and from reputed universities around the world.
Currently teaching Bachelors and Masters students in Public Health at the University. Planned two new programs to be started in near future: Masters in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Masters in Health Economics and Health Management. Besides, several short courses, certificate courses, workshops and seminars on various subjects under maternal and child health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health systems, Supply Chain Management etc. are taught regularly.
During the course of my getting to understand research, have won numerous International grants for my Research studies. Worth mentioning are the Swedish grants, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, UNFPA etc. The Swedish grant enabled me to work in a longitudinal study which went on for 18 years. Raised several PhDs from different universities around the world. In the process, my publications, made in well-reputed International Journals kept increasing and now I have reached at more than 150 publications.
My major area of interest still remains Maternal and Child Health and Infectious Diseases with major focus on growth modelling and other more complex statistical modelling using SAS and STATA. Besides teaching and training, my interest in research and taking up the challenge of conducting research has never diminished. Recently finalized a book on Global Supply Chain Management of Public Health Commodities with special reference to Vaccine Preventable Diseases.
Dr. Ayub Alvi earned his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from UET, Lahore in 1975. He then proceeded for higher studies to University of Manchester, UK.
He earned his Master and PhD degree in Computer Engineering in 1978 and 1982 respectively.
He joined FAST in 1982, and since then he has been associated with FAST in different capacities.
He established the FAST Institute of Computer Science, Lahore in 1989.
Later on, in 1996, he established the FAST Institute of Computer Science, Islamabad.
He became Rector of FAST National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences in October 2017.
Dr Alvi was Chairman of HEC’s National Computing Education Accreditation Council from 2016 to March 2020.
Highly successful entrepreneur serving on diverse private and public sector Boards with a demonstrated history of working in the international trade and development industry.
Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Social Enterprise, Coaching, and Government. Strong business development and education interests professional graduated with Business Studies focused in Marketing from The University of Huddersfield.
Former corner shop owner Amjad Pervez, went on to found one of the UK’s largest cash and carry/food retailer chains, the Seafresh/ Adams Group.
Dr. A Pervez has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Bradford.
Dr. Shoab Khan is of Prof Computer and Software Engineering NUST College of EME. He received his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology USA in 1995. While in US he got extensive experience of working in several top notch technology companies like Scientific Atlanta, Picture Tel and Cisco System.
In 1999 Dr. Shoab Khan founded an exciting startup named Communication Enabling Technology (CET) from drawing room of his house in Pakistan. The startup raised US $17 Million in venture funding in 2000. CET had its head office in Irvine CA and development office in Islamabad. CET with Dr Khan as chief architect designed world highest density media processor chip for VoIP media gateways. For his innovate technology work, Dr Khan has 5 US patents to his credit.
Dr. Khan has contributed 350+ international publications and a world class textbook on Digital Design of Signal Processing System published by John Wiley & Sons and followed in many universities across the globe. He is a professor of Computer Engineering at NUST College of EME. He has supervised / co-supervised 20+ PhD and 120+ MS theses to completion.
He is also founding member (Chancellor / CEO) of CASE and CARE. CASE is a primer engineering and management school operating as a federally chartered degree granting institute, whereas CARE, under his leadership, has risen to be one of the most profound high technology engineering organizations in Pakistan.
For his eminent industrial and academic profile, Dr Shoab has been awarded with numerous honors and awards. These include Tamgh-e-Imtiaz Pakistan, HEC best researcher award and NCR National Excellence Award in Engineering Education.
He is currently serving as a member of Prime Minister Taskforces on IT and Telecommunication, Science & Technology and Knowledge Economy, Deputy Chairman of National Computing Education and Accreditation Council (NCEAC) and has served as Chairman Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) for year 2014-15.
Extensive 19 years local and international executive career portfolio consisting of cross functional, institutional success and academic development to provide better administration and planning support to growing sister concern academic institutions. Proven record of accomplishment of planning and implementation of new projects within an academic, creative, media, healthcare and publishing sectors, including; new business development, government negotiations, institutional reform, academic development and venturing new markets with success. Articulate communicator with the ability to conceptualize and communicate vision, motivate, empower management and influence decisions for achievement of common goals.
The University of Lahore, Pakistan is a prestigious institution offering innovative and high quality education with a focus on research excellence, ranked as “W” category by Higher Education Commission (HEC), accredited by the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC,) Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and Pharmacy Council of Pakistan. The University is the largest private sector university in Pakistan with the largest international students’ population (15 nationalities).
Responsible for the overall management and strategic planning, with implementation of new projects and international affairs. Also responsible for the overall budgetary planning and monitoring.
One of the four teaching hospitals affiliated with the UCMD, the University of Lahore Teaching hospital is a state of the art modern hospital with 460 bed strength. Backed by the most modern equipment, the highly qualified faculty and motivated staff provide a range of affordable diagnostic and treatment services of international standards to the patients from all walks of life with very high satisfaction rate.
The CEO plays a strategic supervisory role in the establishment of ULTH and in detailed design execution, operations and service optimization. Most recent development being the establishment of one of the largest COVID-19 Treatment Centre in the private sector in Pakistan. Simultaneously, a state-of-the-art COVID-19 testing lab was also created.
The Office of the Honorary Consul is responsible for promotion and protection of Uganda’s interests in Pakistan which include among others; Promotion of Trade, Tourism and Investment.
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Syed Ahmad is IT industry thought leader and seasoned entrepreneur. He started his award winning company DPL, serving clients in USA, Europe and Middle East. With focus on “Innovation as a Service”, DPL has helped various startups towards multi-million dollar exit and many fortune 500 corporations in their Digital Transformation journey. Syed is also advising government as Chair of IT, Prime Minister’s TaskForce on IT and Telecom. He has also served on board of directors of various public sector companies like PRAL (FBR), KPITB (Govt of KPK) etc.
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