Faculty

Dr Rabnawaz Samo

: Dr Rabnawaz Samo : Msc Epi/Bio : District polio Officer Larkhana District : HIV / AIDS, STIs

Dr Rabnawaz Samo is key member of Bridge. He has obtained Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Aga Khan University Karachi. Dr Samo was awarded AITRP long term fellowship to pursue Msc. Currently working with World health organization as District Polio Officer in Larkhana District. Dr.Samo has been part of multiple research studies.…

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Dr Ghulam Nabi Memon

: Dr Ghulam Nabi Memon : MBBS, DPH : Project Manager IDU’s project funded by GFATM ROUND-9 : Project Management and Evaluation

Dr Ghulam Nabi memon is key member of Bridge team, Beside MBBS he also has a DPH and is a public health specialist. He served as director General Department of Health Government of Sindh and additional secretary (Technical) health Department. Currently working with Bridge as Project Manager of Injecting drug User project Sanghar district. Dr…

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Dr Fateh Mohammad Burfat

: Dr Fateh Mohammad Burfat : PhD : Professor of Sociology Department of Karachi University : Community Development, Advocacy and Social Mobilization

Dr Fateh Burfat has been associated with Bridge since its inception and regularly contributes in trainings and research activities of the organization.  He is a Professor of Sociology and also the Chairman of Sociology Department at Karachi University.  He takes special interests in sociological issues related to HIV/AIDS and is an advocate for the HIV/AIDS…

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Dr Shahana Uroj Kazmi

: Dr Shahana Uroj Kazmi : PhD : Professor of Microbiology and Head of Department, Karachi University : Emerging Infectious Disease, Prevention and Control of Communicable Disease

Dr Shahana Urok Kazmi is a key member of Bridge team.  She is a molecular microbiologist holding a PhD in Microbilogy from University of California, USA.  She has also served as the Pro Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of Karachi University and currently heads the Microbilogy department as a Professor.  She has numerous publications to…

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Mrs Shehla Naeem Zaffar

: Mrs Shehla Naeem Zaffar : MSc Nursing : Director & Principle Institute of Nursing Dow : Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and Infection Control

Ms. Shehla is the Principal of Institute of Nursing at Dow University of Health Sciences.  She is one of the few persons in the country holding a BSN as well as an MSc in Nursing.  She teaches at Dow University of health as well as in workshops and trainings organized by Bridge Consultants Foundation.  She…

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Dr Fazal Shah

: Dr Fazal Shah : MBBS, Master of Public Health (MPH), DSc : Disease Early Warning System WHO Government of Sindh : Communicable disease, immunology vaccine surveillance And disease early warning system

Dr Fazal Shah is one of the core team member of PIPHR.  He is an Epidemiologist by training with a PhD in Community Hematology.  From January 2008 to December 2011 he was appointed as the Medical Officer, International Professional in Polio Eradication Initiation and Expanded Program on Immunization Punjab, by World Health Organization He has…

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Dr Ashraf Memon

: Dr Ashraf Memon : MBBS, MCPS, MSc : Incharge Referral Lab Sindh AIDS Controll Program : Laboratory Diagnosis of STIs, HIV/AIDS

Dr. Ashraf Memon is a medical graduate and Member College of Physicians and Surgeons (MCPS) in Clinical Pathology.  He is presently working as Chief Pathologist Sindh AIDS Control Program. He is providing technical assistance, supervision and monitoring in the laboratory work of referral lab at provincial Sindh AIDS control implementation unit, and also assists in…

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Dr Arshad Altaf

: Dr Arshad Altaf : MBBS, Master of Public Health (MPH) : Director Projects and Programs at Bridge Consultants Foundation : HIV/AIDS surveillance, behaviour change communication, program evaluation)

Dr Arshad Altaf is Director Projects and Programs at Bridge Consultants Foundation.  He completed his MBBS from Liaquat Medical College in 1993 and MPH in Health Behavior in 1998 from University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.  He has worked as Senior Instructed and Hospital Epidemilogist in Aga Khan University from 1999 till 2004.  From 2004…

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Dr. M. Rafiq Khanani

: Dr. M. Rafiq Khanani : MBBS, M.Phil, PhD : Head of Pathology Department at Dow

Dr. Rafiq Khanani, MBBS, M.Phil, PhD is Professor and Head of Pathology Department at Dow International Medical College. He is also Director of Dow Diagnosis Complex, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, President of Infection Control Society Pakistan (ICSP), and Managing Partner Citilab Diagnostic Centers and Advisor to Genios Real Time (Great) PCR Labs. He…

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Dr. Syed Sharaf Ali Shah

: Dr. Syed Sharaf Ali Shah : Masters of Science in Public Health (MSPH) with Epidemiology : Board of Trustee

Dr. Syed Sharaf Ali Shah is a medical graduate (MBBS) and has obtained Masters of Science in Public Health (MSPH) with Epidemiology major from University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. He is also trained Dermatologist & Specialist in sexually transmitted infections (DDV School of Medicine University of Vienna Austria). Dr. Shah is a certified master…

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Dr. Naseer Balouch

: Dr. Naseer Balouch : MBBS, Master of Surgery (Urologist) : Professor of Anatomy Liaqat National Medical College : Advocacy Social Mobilization HIV/AIDS, TB

Dr. Naseer Baloch is a surgeon and a public health specialist.  He worked as Head of Surgery Department at Sindh Government Services Hospital Karachi.  He has been the President of Pakistan Medical Association (PMA).  He is also the Chairperson of Ethical Review Committee of Bridge Consultants Foundation.   Dr Naseer teaches anatomy at Liaquat National Medical…

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