Dr Sameen Siddiqi, Pakistan

Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi

Dr Sameen Siddiqi is the Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Karachi Pakistan since January 2018. From 2002 onwards, he worked for the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of WHO and served as Director, Health Systems Development in EMRO and spearheaded the work on universal health coverage. He has also served as WHO’s Representative to Lebanon and Iran. In Iran, he led the development of an innovative program to train 1,000 hospital managers. Earlier, he has also worked for the World Bank and Ministry of Health, Pakistan. Dr Siddiqi has a fellowship in internal medicine, master and doctoral degrees and fellowship in public health from United Kingdom. His areas of interest are health system governance, quality and safety of care, private health sector and public private partnership. He has multiple publications and book chapters and is the editor of the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal.

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