Shehla Zaidi

Professor
Department of Community Health Sciences

Section Head, Health Policy and Management Section

Associate Faculty, Institute of Global Health and Development

Publication

Education

PhD, Health Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, 2008
MSc in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Health Policy, USA, 1997
MBBS, The Aga Khan University, Karachi, 1994

Training

Tulane University, Diploma in Advanced Health Economics for Developing countries,1998
Harvard University & WHO, Leadership for Health, Flagship Course, Nov 2015

Research interests

Private Sector Contracting
Political Economy Analysis
Systems Strengthening 
Health systems assessment of Digital technology 

Experience

Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2021-till date
Associate Faculty, Institute of Global Health and Development (AKU Global), Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2021-till date
Section Head, Health Policy & Management, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2019-till date 
Member Board of Graduate Studies AKU, as Dean Representative, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2015-17                      
Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, June 2013-2020 
Member of Medical College Committee for Educational Programs, AKU, 2010-17         
Joint Appointment, Department of CHS and Women & Child Health Division, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2011-till date
Program Director, M.Sc Health Policy & Management, AKUMC, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 2010-17
Program Director, M.Sc Health Policy & Management Program, AKU 2010-17
Member of PhD Committee, Population & Public Health Track 2010-17
Member of CHS Department Strategic Education Committee, 2010-17
Assistant Professor, Department Community Health Sciences (CHS), Aga Khan University, Paksitan, 2008-2012
Fellow, Policy Analysis, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, 2003-2007
Senior Instructor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan, 1998-2002
Intern, Human Development Sector, World Bank, Washington DC, 1997
Research Assistant, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health [HSPH], Boston, 1996-97
Research Officer, Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Paksitan, 1994-96

Professional associations

Member, American Public Health Association
Member, International Health Economics Association
Member, Health Systems Global
Member Alumni Association of LSHTM, UK
Member Alumni Association of Harvard School of Public Health 
Member Population Association of Pakistan
Member Pakistan Medical and Dental Council

Awards and honours

Charles Wallace Trust Award 2003
Sidney Perry Education Award 2003
Habib Trust Award 
Asia-Pacific Innovation Award for -Immunization Tracking App –-Shehla Zaidi+ AKDN EHRC
International Finance Corporation Award for best CSR project Pakistan – Jhangara Community Development Project Shehla Zaidi, Lasmo Oil-AKU-district government Dadu
Excellence in Service, Aga Khan University 2002

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:08/17/2021

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