Prime Institute of Public Health

 

MPH, DHPE, MBBS

Director,
Prime Institute of Public Health

Associate Professor,
Community Health Sciences

Male
Languages: English, Urdu, Pashto
Expertise: Public health interventions, HR capacity building, curricula development, grant writing, public health education
Research Interests: Healthcare Quality Improvements and Patient Safety

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Profile
Dr. Saeed Anwar is a medical graduate of Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan with MA, Masters in Public Health (MPH) and Advanced Diploma in Health Professions Education (HPE). Currently he is Director at Prime Institute of Public Health (PIPH) Peshawar. He is also an Associate Professor at Community Health Sciences Department of Peshawar Medical College, Peshawar. He was a founding member and Director of Project Support Unit of Prime Foundation, the forerunner of Public Health Interventions Unit of PIPH.

He has a diverse experience of public health in the Health Sector as well as UN systems. His decades - long experience in public health includes, inter alia, managing indigenous and internationally funded public health interventions and projects, HR capacity building, curricula development, grant writing, consultancies, public health education, research, community service & development.

Dr. Saeed has research and professional interest in community health, mental health, community based rehabilitation, inclusive development, healthcare management, and environmental hazards.

Dr. Saeed won BMJ South Asia Awards 2017 for Research Paper of the Year for his publication titled "Community engagement and integrated health and polio immunization campaigns in conflict-affected areas of Pakistan: a cluster randomized controlled trial".

Selected Publications

  • Habib, Muhammad Atif et al. Community engagement and integrated health and polio immunisation campaigns in conflict-affected areas of Pakistan: a cluster randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Global Health , Volume 5 , Issue 6 , e593 - e603
  • Habib, M.A., Soofi, S.B., Ali, N. et al. Knowledge and perceptions of polio and polio immunization in polio high-risk areas of Pakistan. Habib, M.A., Soofi, S.B., Ali, N. et al. J Public Health Pol (2017) 38: 16.
  • Shah F, Anwar S et al. Psychological and behavioural effects in children from the conflict affected district of Swat. JPPS 2013; 10 (2): 103-106
  • Presented as poster at Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan, 7th Annual Public Health Conference, 2016, Presented as poster at Health Services Academy, Islamabad, Pakistan, 7th Annual Public Health Conference, 2016
  • Qayum M, Anwar S, Raza UA. SPHERE based assessment of water access, quantity, perceived quality and sanitation in internally displaced people of Pakistan. Gomal Journal of Medical Sciences. July-December 2010, Vol. 8, No. 2.
  • Qayum M, Anwar S, Raza UA, Qayum E, Qayum N, Qayum F. Assessment of Health Services on Relevant Primary Health Care Principles in Internally Displaced People of Pakistan Based on SPHERE Standards and Indicators. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. May 2011, Vol. 21 (5): 315-316.
  • Irfan M, Anwar S, Raza UA, Qayum M. Assessing the psychosocial support services for displaced persons in pakistan based on SPHERE standards and indicators. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute (Khyber Medical University). April-June 2011, Vol. 25 (02): 118 – 126.