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Dr. Ejaz Ahmad Khan 

Title: Assistant Professor mail B104(Ground Floor)
Disciplines:Environmental, Occupational Health, Disaster Management, Injuries and Health Systems +92-51-9522290-4 ext.109
Research Areas:: Injuries, Environmental Health, Health Systems +92-51-9255591
ejaz@hsa.edu.pk

Background

Dr. Ejaz Ahmad Khan is one of the highly recognized Public Health Specialists in Pakistan and abroad. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Academy and pursuing Mphil/PhD at the LSHTM, UK. He has held key responsibilities in the Ministry of Health in managing disasters and emergencies and represented the Ministry in the NDMA. In this context he held the post of Manager HEPR. He started his career as Medical Officer in year 2000. After a few months, he joined the Academy as Instructor. Dr Khan obtained Thai government scholarship for Master in PHC and obtained the degree with distinctive grades. He has been involved in a number of courses including child health, population dynamics, health systems, environmental and occupational health, disaster management and research process at the academy. He is also an instructor and coordinator of Hospital Preparedness for Emergencies Course, which is a regional course. Dr Khan is a master trainer for MISP initiative for Reproductive Health in crisis. Dr Ejaz has also been on various national level committees on behalf of then Ministry of Health and of the Academy. He has represented the Academy and the country in several national and international seminars and conferences. Dr Khan has played pivotal role in establishing healthcare waste management among the hospitals in Pakistan. In this context, he co-authored national action plan for HCWM with a team of professionals. He is also one of the authors of National Drinking Water Quality Standards. He also played a key role in developing occupational health manual for primary healthcare workers.

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Education

  • Mphil/PhD Fellow 2010 to date
  • MPHM (Master of Primary Healthcare Management) , AIHD, Mahidol University, Thailand (2003-2004)
  • MBBS, Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad, (1997)

Research And Teaching

  • Environmental Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Health System Management
  • Injuries and Disaster Management

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor ,Health Services Academy , Cabinet Division, Islamabad (2010 to date)
  • Manger Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Center Ministry of Health, Islamabad (2008-2009)
  • Instructor Health Services Academy, Ministry of Health, Islamabad (2000-2010)
  • Medical Officer, Shaikh Zayed Hospital Lahore, Cabinet Division, (May 2000 to Sep 2000)

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Memberships, Fellowships And Faculties

  • Fellow Royal Society of Public Health, UK
  • Fellow Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, UK
  • Member APCBEES, HK
  • Member, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education & Research.
  • Associate Faculty of Public Health, UK

Editorship and reviews

  • Member Editorial Board Journal of Gandaki Medical College, Nepal.
  • Vetting committee Emerging Themes in Epidemiology Journal, UK
  • Associate Reviewer, IOMC 2012 conference, Online.
  • Reviewer Injury Prevention Journal.

Publications

  1. Khan. E.A, Wongkhomthong. S.A, Chamroonsawasdi. K, Srisorachatr. S. Perceptions about the traffic safety among the taxi motorcyclists and their passengers in Phayathai district, Bangkok, Journal of GMC-Nepal, Vol 2, Issue 2, 15 June 2009.
  2. Habib H, Ahmed Khan E, Aziz A. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Needle Stick Injuries among Registered Nurses in Public Sector Tertiary Care Hospitals of Pakistan. International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine and Public Health. 2011; 3 (2): 124-130.
  3. Kumar R, Khan EA, Ahmed J. Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) in Pakistan: Current Situation and Training Options. J Ayub Med Coll, Abbotabad 2010; 22(4):102-6.
  4. Amir N, Khan A, Habib H, et al. Perception regarding the use of Long-Lasting Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets for preventing Malaria among Rural Females of Pakistan. Health med, 2011; 5(6): 1488-1497.
  5. Kumar R, Bajwa F, Khan E, A., Gorar A, Z. Knowledge and Practices about dietary habits among hepatitis B and C patients attending two public sector hospitals at Islamabad. Isra Medical Journal. 2011;3(1):45.
  6. Saleem, M.R., Ejaz, A. K., Aashifa, Y. Asma, A. L. and Mudassar, M. Abbasi., “Susceptibility and irritability levels of malaria vectors against insecticides in Muzaffargarh, Pakistan” (2014) Journal of Medical Entomology .51(2) 387-391.
  7. Hashim Raza Jafferi, Ejaz Ahmad Khan, Zahid Ahmad Butt, Assad Hafeez. Prevalence and predisposition of smoking among the female university students of Islamabad, Pakistan, 2014 (accepted for publication in Pakistan Journal of Public Health, 2014).
  8. Naila Khalid, Ejaz Ahmad Khan, Shifa Saleem , Adeel Tahir , Hassan Mahmood , Sarah Saleem. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Cigarette Smoking among Type 2 Diabetes Patients in Pakistan, International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine and Public Health. 2014; 6 (4): 73-88.
  9. Kassebaum, N.J., et al., Ejaz, A.K., Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 2014
  10. Christopher, JL Murray., et al., Ejaz, A.K., Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1980–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 2014

Grant And Research

Dr Ejaz has been involved in the following research projects as Principal Investigator (PI):

  • PI: Healthcare waste management I Pakistan: A national survey (completed2007-8)
  • Co-PI : Children Environmental Health in Pakistan: A national survey (2008-9)

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