• msarfraz@hsa.edu.pk
  • +92-51-9522290-4 Ext. 132
  • +92-51-9255591
  • B103 (Ground Floor) Health Services Academy Chakshahzad , Islamabad

Dr. Mariyum Sarfraz

Associate Professor

Health Services Academy Coordinator Health Economics and Management Program Coordinator HRH Program


  • Health Economics

Research Areas

  • Health Sector Reform
  • Health care Financing
  • Health system evaluation
  • Maternal Health and health systems strengthening
  • Health policy Analysis
  • Quality Management in Healthcare

Grants and Research

Dr. Sarfraz has been involved in research projects in various capacities including Principle, Co-principle Investigator and Technical Advisor. The detail is as under:

  1. Data Analyst for TRF

  2. Principal Investigator for a community based research, funded by RAF

  3. Principal Investigator for Evaluation of Mercy Corps operations in Quetta, Pakistan

  4. Team leader for Development of NCD Control and Prevention Strategy for Pakistan

  5. Team Leader for WHO-CHOICE Unit Costs of Health Facilities.


  • PhD
  • MSc Health, Population and society ( London School of Economics).
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)


  • Health System and Management
  • Health Policy and Planning and Research Methosds


  • Instructor, Department of Health economics, HSA 

  • Teaching Assistant, Shifa College of Medicine.


      • Sarfraz, M. and S. Hamid (2014). “Challenges in delivery of skilled maternal care – experiences of community midwives in Pakistan.” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth14(1): 59.

      • Sarfraz, M, Yaqoob, A, Hamid, S. Contextual determinants of Skilled Birth Attendant utilization: An In-depth Analysis of Pakistan Demographic Household Survey. Pak J of Public Health, Islamabad 2013; 3(4):31-38. (http://www.hsa.edu.pk/journal/2013/December_Vol 3 No 4.pdf)