Key organisations in the Pakistan CCHF Project

The key organisations involved with this project are the Public Health Laboratories Division, within the National Institute of Health, and the Animal Sciences Institute within the National Agricultural Research Centre. Other organisations involved include the Livestock and Dairy Development (Extension) Department, the Animal Health Program, the Department of Health and the Ayub Medical College.


Key people

Principal Investigators

       
Dr Khalid Naeem             Chief Scientist      Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre
Dr Muhammad Safdar    Principal Scientific Officer   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
         

Provincial coordinators

       

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa

       
Dr Fazal Manan Salarzai   Deputy Medical Superintendent   Ayub Medical Complex, KPK
Dr Muhammad Tariq Shah   Veterinary Officer   Livestock and Dairy Development Department, KPK
         

Balochistan

       
Dr Mohammad Younas   Veterinary Officer   Livestock and Dairy Development Department, BAL
Dr Essa Khan Jogezai   Director   Health Services, Department of Health, BAL
         

Co-Investigators

       
Dr Aman Ullah   Scientific Officer   National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)
Dr Jaleel Kamran   Head   Epidemic Investigation Cell, National Institute of Health
Dr Najamullah Baig   Scientific Officer   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
Dr Zahida Fatima   Senior Scientific Officer   National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)
         

Members

       
Dr Sher Muhammad   Director General   Livestock and Dairy Development Department, KPK
Dr Nisar Ahmed   Director General   Livestock and Dairy Development Department, BAL
Dr Zaibullah Khan                     Veterinary Officer                         Livestock and Dairy Development Department, KPK
Dr Imtiaz Ali Shah   Research Officer     Veterinary Research Institute, KPK
Dr Mirza Ali Khan   Principal Research Officer   Veterinary Research Institute, KPK
Dr M Naeem Riaz   Senior Scientific Officer  
National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)
Dr Asad Ali Shah   District Livestock Officer   Livestock and Dairy Development Department, KPK
Dr Uzma Amir   Senior Virologist   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
Dr Rana Asghar   Resident Advisor   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
Dr Amir Baig   Visiting Faculty   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
Dr Inaam Haq   Senior Health Specialist   The World Bank, Islamabad
Dr Sharif Khan   Director General   Health Services, KPK, Peshawar
Dr Fahad Lodhi   Assistant Professor   International Medical College, Abbottabad
Dr Maqsood Nousherwani   Director General   Health Services, Quetta, Balochistan
Dr Mehmood Paracha   Epidemiologist   Department of Health, Quetta, Balochistan
Dr Muhammad Salman   Consultant Microbiologist   National Institute of Health, Islamabad
Mr Syed Zaidi   Head of Department   Provincial Health Directorate
         

Project Mentors

       
Dr Ron Jackson    Consultant Epidemiologist   EpiCentre, Massey University
Dr Toby Leslie   Research Fellow   London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
         

Project Activity Coordinator

       
Dr Joanna McKenzie   Consultant Epidemiologist   EpiCentre, Massey University