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Dr. Shahzad Ali Khan 

Title: Assistant Professor , Health Services Academy mail A120 (First Floor)
Disciplines: Health Systems, Health Policy, Health Planning, Health Care Financing, Health Promotion, Non-communicable Disease Prevention & Control, Hospital Management, Quality Management in Health +92-51-9522290-4 ext.132
Research Areas: Health Systems, Health Policy, Health Planning, Health Care Financing, Health Promotion, Non-communicable Disease Prevention & Control, Hospital Management, Quality Management in Health +92-51-9255591
shahzad@hsa.edu.pk

Background

I graduated from the oldest and the most prestigious medical college in Pakistan, King Edward Medical College Lahore. After graduating in 1991, I did my House job in the Department of Pediatrics at Mayo Hospital Lahore in 1992. During House job I had the privilege of working with the legendary names in Child Health in Pakistan like Prof. Shaukat Raza Khan, Dr. Tariq Iqbal Bhutta, Dr. Fehmida Jalail and Dr. Shakila Zaman.

After House job, I joined the Punjab Social Security department, which is a prepaid health insurance system in Pakistan, and was posted, in District Attock in 1993 where I worked till 2000. Later on, I moved to Social Security Medical Center of Industrial area Islamabad. Then I worked as Additional Medical Superintendent and Acting Medical Superintendent of the Social Security Hospital I-12, Islamabad, before joining Health Services Academy Islamabad in August 2008.

I completed Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Majors in Finance in 2000, Masters of Public Health (MPH) in 2002, from Health Services Academy Islamabad. I successfully completed the mandatory course work and examination of the PhD Management Sciences in 2005, and completed my PhD Thesis under supervision of Dr. Sania Nishtar S.I, FRCP, PhD.

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Education

  • PhD
  • FRSPH
  • MPH
  • MBA-Finance
  • MBBS

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Teaching

  • Health Systems Management
  • Health Policy
  • District Health Planning
  • Health Care Financing
  • Health Promotion
  • Hospital Management
  • Quality -Management in Health
  • Non-communicable Disease Prevention & Control

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Research

After my MPH studies I joined Heartfile which is a leading research based NGO in Pakistan , where I worked under supervision of Dr. Sania Nishtar S.I, FRCP, PhD. During the period 2003 to 2008, I had an opportunity of working on various research projects of Public health research at Heartfile Islamabad. I worked on the National Action Plan for NCD in Pakistan , the Gateway Paper on Health Systems in Pakistan , the Health Indicators of Pakistan, and various WHO research activities like PreMISE study, the Road Safety PC-1, National Health Policy draft, and many other research assignments.

Publications

  • Khan SA, Nishtar S, Iqbal A, Ahmed A. Injury Prevention and Control: National Action Plan for NCD Prevention and Control and Health Promotion in Pakistan. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, December, 2004.
  • Khan SA. Quality at worksite; situation analysis of private industries in Pakistan. Journal of Association of Management Development, December, 2004.
  • Khan SA, Shahid K. Quality Management in Healthcare for Industrial Employees. Journal of Research and Development, 2008.
  • Khan S. Telemedicine in Pakistan. Journal of Health Information, May, 2007.
  • Khan SA, Nishtar S, Badar A, Iqbal A, Mirza YI. Evaluation of Heartfile Lodhran Model. Journal of Health Promotion and Education, January, 2007.
  • Khan SA. Building National Health Leadership Initiatives: Examples from Across the Globe. Leadership in Health, 2010.
  • Khan SA, Malik F. Literacy of Health promotion terminologies among doctors in Rawalpindi-Islamabad Region of Pakistan. Health Education, December, 2011.
  • Khan SA, Shaikh BT, Mazhar A, Hafeez A. Social protection strategies and health financing to safeguard Reproductive Health for the poor: making a case for Pakistan. International Journal of Equity in Health; March, 2012.
  • Khan SA, Zaman T. Perinatal outcomes in ANC users versus non-users in insured population of North Punjab. Pakistan Journal of Public Health; March 2012.
  • Khan SA, Mazhar A, Khan AS. Assessment of TB Drug Logistics in District Bagh, AJK. Pakistan Journal of Public Health; March 2012.
  • Khan SA, Zaman T, Yaqub A, Shams B, Sattat A. Social mobility of community midwives in AJK. Health Services Research, 2012 (in press)

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