Afia Zafar

Dr Afia Zafar

Consultant Microbiologist
Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Microbiology
Tel: 92 21 3493 0051 Ext: 1601
Fax: 92 21 3493 4294
MBBS, Sindh Medical College, 1982
Postgraduate, Diploma in Clinical Pathology, University of London, UK, 1986
FRCPath, Royal College of Pathologists, UK, 2002

Research Interests
Infection control
Antimicrobial Resistance

Academic Specialisation
Medical Microbiology

Professional Experience
Professor (July 2010 todate), Aga Khan University, Karachi
Chair, Infection Control Committee, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Associate Professor & Section Head (2004 to 2010), Aga Khan University, Karachi
Assistant Professor (2000-2004), Aga Khan University, Karachi
Assistant Professor (1999-2000), SIUT, Civil Hospital, Karachi
Assistant Professor (1995-1999), Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi
Senior Registrar/ Registrar (1991-1995), Belfast City Hospital, UK

Professional Associations
Member of Hospital Infection Society, UK
Member of Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, UK
Member of Pakistan Association of Pathologists
Member of Pakistan Medical Association
Member of Infectious Disease Society of Pakistan

Joint award (National TB program and WHO) participate in Global training course on infection control for TB, Cairo, Egypt 2009
2nd prize on oral presentation 3rd EuroAsia Congress of infectious diseases, Baku, Azerbaijan, 2009
Kaizen award, 2nd prize for the quality improvement project, Expo centre Reducing Ventilator associated pneumonia in ICU at AKUH. 2006
2nd Prize on abstract submission from 5th International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC) Congress in Zagreb, Croatia 2005
Out-standing Teacher Award (2004) Aga Khan University

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