Prime Institute of Public Health



Public Health Interventions

Languages: English, Urdu, Pashto
Expertise: Health Information Systems, Project Management
Research Interests: Health Information Systems, Project Management

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Dr. Usman Ahmad Raza has graduated from Harvard School of Public Health with a degree in Health Policy & Management. Dr. Raza has worked in the Department of Community Health Sciences as an Assistant Professor on his return to Pakistan. Being a devout IT enthusiast, he has implemented health information systems for several health projects. He has also served as Program Officer at GFATM. Currently, he is the Director, Public Health Interventions Unit at Prime Foundation, Pakistan. Dr. Raza has served in a variety of roles involving public health policy development on national and international fronts. Coming from a medical background, Dr. Raza has seen the challenges Pakistan’s health sector faces. These challenges have inspired him to devote his career to understanding complex health issues. With an eye for informatics, he hopes to reshape healthcare delivery models to improve health quality and safety.

Dr. Usman's professional and research interests include Health Information Technology, mHealth and Healthcare Quality.


  • Rahman F, Butt IH, Anwar S, Abdullah AS, Raza UA. Equity & Sustainability Oriented Cataract Care Model (FIMA Project Experience in El-Genina, Darfur West, Sudan). Ophthalmology Update. April-June 2011, Vol. 9 (2): 27-29.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Qayum M, Anwar S, Raza UA, Gul R, Qayum E. Quality of Tuberculosis Control: A Case Study of Displaced Population of Jalozai, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. October-December 2010, Vol. 16, No. 4.
  • 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.
  • Helping the war afflicted – Refugee camps in Jalalah. Raza UA. (Available at:
  • Zeeshan MF, Raza UA, Sarwar G. Age, sex, regional distribution of obese ischemic heart disease in tertiary hospitals of Peshawar. Journal of Medical Sciences (Khyber Medical College). January 2007; 5(1):18-21.
  • Frequency of abnormal waist circumference and associated risk factors in healthy adults. Noor M, Raza UA, Zeeshan MF, Mohammad W. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Institute (Khyber Medical University). 2007; 21(4):248-255.