University of Illinois at Chicago May, 2013 Master of Public Health in Public Health Informatics GPA: 3.70/4.0
Motivated public health professional with extensive professional experience in handling projects related to Public health and Poverty. Possess strong skills in areas of data collection, data management, research design and data evaluation and analysis; Passionate interests in Clinical Research, disease surveillance, quantitative analysis, health policy analysis, and global and maternal health; Strong organizational skills, excellent time management skills, detail-oriented; can work independently and as a team player.
Administration February 2002 — Present Behzadi Health Center Railway Road, Kohat, Pakistan http://behzadihealth.com/
• Involved in the administration of the health center from its inception. • Health center has been providing comprehensive quality health care with emphasis on preventive health education, immunizations, maternal child health, support, counseling, referral for chronically ill patients, and providing access to additional healthcare resources. • As one of the pioneer and key member, I do key planning for the fundraising and collection of donations for the health center. • It is an ongoing project and I will continue active participation in the noble cause of helping the poor and needy.
United Nations Children’s Fund Kohat, Pakistan (UNICEF): February 2003 — August 2003
• Actively participated in project identification and design processes. • Produced concept notes, project proposals, log frames, conceptual frameworks, and detail implementation plans including budget, work plans and M&E plans. • Ensured quality projects were delivered on time and within budget • Effectively managed implementation challenges • Was involved in the advocacy for girl’s education. • Was successful in achieving the goals for the Universal Primary Education (UPE) especially for Girls ages 5- 10 years. • Was actively involved with the parents, teachers, local authorities and the private sector to improve the quality of education and to make the schools Child friendly. • Identified and coordinated roles and responsibilities of stakeholders. • Ensured project activities and strategies were harmonized and aligned with the stakeholders’ priorities. • Facilitated consultative meetings to get input from stakeholders. • Regularly kept project stakeholders informed about the project status • Reviewed implementing partners’ project detail implementation plans. • Negotiated with project stakeholders on budget and the project deliverables. • Facilitated sub-grant agreement signatures at HQs level. • Ensured timely release and disbursement of funds to project stakeholders. • Provided technical support for local NGO partners. • Ensured donor compliance and proper financial management practices. • Ensured partner projects were delivered on budget, schedule, and at the promised level of scope and quality
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Kohat, Pakistan: January2001- February 2003 • Successfully coordinated related projects that involved multiple implementing partners and multiple donors in a consortium of national and international NGOs with funding from UNDP and SAPAP and Global Fund for polio eradication, routine immunization and malaria prevention and control. • Ensured linkage and integration of project objectives, strategies and activities. • Conducted regular monitoring and supportive supervision activities on the ground Established systems for monitoring, reporting and supervision activities. • Prepared progress reports for donors and stakeholders. • Prepared survey protocols for baseline and final evaluations and coordinated data collection, analysis and report writing. • Managed immunization coverage and Impact assessment of the program activities in the area of Health, Social Mobilization and Women and child health. • Conducted assessment and documentation of best practices. • Successfully tracked and managed the implications of policy, political, security and logistical issues and changes in high profile areas. • Actively involved in human resource management processes, especially staff recruitment and selection processes, development of job descriptions, and performance evaluation. • Effectively supervised, coached and mentored subordinate staff. • Effectively tracked budget utilization and took timely actions when necessary. • Actively participated in the management of supply chain processes. • Ensured accountability and transparency. • Created a portfolio of project related documents and contracts.