• drsamina@hsa.edu.pk
  • +92-51-9522290-4 ext126
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  • B103 (Ground Floor) Health Services Academy Chakshahzad , Islamabad

Dr.Samina Naeem Khalid

Professor / Head of MNCH Department of HSA

Disciplines

  • Public Health
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (RMNCH)

Research Areas

Maternal Health, Family Planning, Cervical Cancer & HPV, Adolescent Health, Unsafe Abortions, Nutrition, Breastfeeding, Infertility, Immunization/Vaccination, Infectious Diseases, Newborn Care (EENC), Menstrual Hygiene, Climate Change, Burden of Disease, Quality of Care

Background

Dr. Samina Naeem Khalid is a qualified health practitioner and public health consultant with expertise in clinical care, teaching, training, and research. Her experience encompasses concerted work with the government and development agencies on numerous health projects. She holds MBBS, MPhil, MSPH, PhD, and Fellowship in Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine with specialized training in IVF/ICSI from Cleveland Clinic, USA. She has more than 29 years of substantial work experience as a clinician, researcher, and master trainer. She is a professor at the RMNCH department of Health Services Academy, teaching MSPH and PhD students. She has mentored around 50 MSPH students and has planned numerous large-scale public health conferences and technical training workshops.

Dr. Khalid has served as the joint secretary and a member of the executive council of the White Ribbon Alliance, Pakistan, before becoming a founding member of the Forum for Safe Motherhood. She holds lifetime membership of the SOGP – Pakistan (Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology) and is a member of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology), and ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine). Her range of projects and programs include those with the Ministry of National Health Services – Regulations and Coordination, USAID, UNICEF, WHO, UNFPA, White Ribbon Alliance – Pakistan, John Hopkins University, Save the Children, Ipas, IOM, ICRC, and Médecins du Monde etc.

Her research interests include safe motherhood, family planning, breastfeeding, adolescent health, early essential newborn care, nutrition, cervical cancer, menstrual hygiene, climate change and influence in RH, and unsafe abortions etc. She has served as a senior reproductive health consultant with WHO team during the COVID-19 pandemic, launching a series of virtual training courses on SRH (Sexual and Reproductive Health) for telemedicine providers in partnership with COMSATS. Her WRA-Pakistan team actively participated in the What Women Want campaign from its inception to its strategic outreach and received more than 250,000 responses from women and girls across Pakistan. Additionally, she offers therapeutic services for male and female infertility at Gynae and Infertility Clinic, Islamabad.

Education

  • PhD (Reproductive Physiology)Quaid-i-Azam University, Faculty of Medicine, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Fellowship (Gynae & Reproductive Medicine)Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • MSPH (Mater of Science in Public Health)Quaid-i-Azam University (SPH- ATEH), Faculty of Medicine, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dip. ART (Diploma in Artificial Reproductive Techniques)Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • M. Phil. ( Human Genetics)Quaid-i-Azam University, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • M.B.B.S.University of the Punjab (PMC), Lahore, Pakistan

Teaching

  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Advanced RMNCH
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Qualitative Research Method

Experience

MASTER TRAINER

1.  “Health Care Ethics” by ICRC (International Committee for Red Crescent) December 13 – 14, 2022  

2.  Training on “Robson’s Criteria” by Holy Family Hospital) and World Health Organization (October 3, 2022).  

3.  Training on PCPNC of Healthcare Staff for Universal Health Coverage: Health Centers of ICT and KP by WHO

(December 6 – 11, 2021) at PIMS.  

4.  Labor Care Guide (LCG) (November 29 – December 1, 2022) by SOGP, WHO & MoNHSR&C   

5.  RMNCAH Quality of Care and MPDSR (Maternal & Perinatal Death Surveillance & Response): National Training of Trainers for UHC Initiative (July 18 – 20, 2022) by UNICEF  

6.  4 – Days Training of Trainers (TOT) on Integrated Infant Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Counselling (January 12 – 15, 2022) by WHO  

7.  Quality Improvement in Early Essential Newborn Care by WHO (September 15 – 17, 2021))  

8.  Sexual Reproductive Maternal Neonatal & Child Health (RMN&CH) component of Essential Package of Health Services by Marie Stopes Society & MoNHSR&C (March 15 – 19, 2021)  

9. The Inpatient Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) March – April 2021 by WHO in collaboration with MoNHR&C (for ICT, Punjab, Sindh, KP, AJK, GB).  

10.  Early Essential Newborn Care: Coaching for ICT (December 15 – 19, 2020) by WHO at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.   

11. Master Trainer for Virtual Training on Sexual, Reproductive & Maternal Health, WHO 2020 (April – December 2020) (COVID-19 in Pregnancy and a whole section dedicated to COVID-19 with use of PPEs and IPC).  

12. Master Trainer for COVID-19 Prevention for airport staff by IOM (September – November 2020)  

13. Training of Trainers (ToT) on Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative by WHO, 2019 (October 2021 – May 2023)  

14. Training on “Skill Laboratory Function & Use of Teaching Aids for Under-Grad and In-Service RMNCH Staff” (June – November 2021).  

15. Training of Trainers (ToT) on “Standardized Family Planning Training Package for Facility Based Provider” by WHO (February 27- March 01, 2019) at Health Services Academy.   

16. National Consultative Workshop to Finalize the National Guidelines on FP & Quality of Care Standards “Standardization of Training Manual for Facility Based Service Providers” (February 25 – 26, 2019) by WHO in collaboration with MNHSR&C at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.  

17. Neonatal Resuscitation Training for “LHVs and Allied Staff” by Federal General Hospital, Islamabad (October 12, 2018).  

18. Women – Centered Post-abortion Care, Clinical Skills Training of Trainers (ToT) IICMT – RGH, Rawalpindi & PIMS, Islamabad (October 24 – 26, 2016) by Ipas at Pearl Continental, Rawalpindi.  

19. Master trainer in “Tenth Pakistan Leadership in Strategic Health Communication” by Johns Hopkins University (August 1 – 12, 2016) at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad.   

20. Training by International Consultant “Capacity Building in Procurement” by UNFPA at Health Services Academy (July 29 – August 6, 2015)  

21. Attended Conference Workshop “International Conference on Cardiovascular Diseases” (April 3 – 5, 2015) “Non-Communicable Disease: A Call for Action” (April 3, 2015)  

22. Health Communication is Public Health “Academic Training on Health Communication in Pakistan” Master Trainers’ Workshop by John Hopkins University in Collaboration with USAID (January 19 – 30, 2015).  

23. Communication Skills Workshop “Communication Health: Saving Lives” in collaboration with USAID at Health Services Academy (November 1 – 2, 2013).  

24. “Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health in Crisis”, Master Trainer’s Workshop (November 6 – 8, 2012).  

25. Training on “MISP (Minimum Initial Service Package) Workshop: SPRINT Training of Minimum Initial Service Package for Sexual   and Reproductive Health in Crises” by UNFPA (July 5 – 7, 2011).  

26. “Smart Chart Tool” advanced course workshop by ROZAN (June 3 – 4, 2011).  

27. TOTs (Training of Trainers’) Workshop on “Infant and Young Child Feeding Counseling: An Integrated Course” (March 28 – 26, 2011).   

29. “Implementation Research Consultation” by USAID at Health Services Academy (February 22 – 23, 2011)   

30. “Orientation Training Program of Community Mobilizes and Public Private Coordinators of MoH-UNFPA Districts in Pakistan” (December 17 – 23, 2010).  

31. Workshop “Smart Chart Tool” by ROZAN (June 3 – 4, 2010).  

32. “Clinical Trials Workshop” by UNICEF (March 22 – 23, 2010).  

Project

1.   Ipas Project (August – March 2016)
  • Integration of Post Abortion Care (PAC) Messages into existing IEC (Information, Education & Counseling) Material of LHWs- A Pilot Project in Chakwal.      
  • Compilation & Dissemination of the Final Project Report (March 2016).
  • Supervision of Community Sessions of LHWs for PAC Services (January – February 2016).
  • Overview of Integration of PAC Messages into existing IEC Material of LHWs- Involvement of Stakeholders (EDO, MS, LHS, DHQ Health Care Providers, etc. at Chakwal) and training of LHWs for Community Sessions, 21-23 December 2015.
  • Integration of PAC Messages into existing IEC Material of LHWs- Focus Group Discussion and KAP Survey – A Pilot Project (August 2015)
  • Stakeholders Meeting to Review and Brainstorm on the Themes/IEC Messages for LHWs on Safe Post-abortion Care (September 30, 2015)
  • Seminar: “Unsafe Abortions – A Serious Public Health Issue of Pakistan” Unsafe Abortions, its Consequences and Use of WHO Recommended Technologies (Misoprostol and MVA) for Safe Uterine Evacuation and Postabortion Care (September 11, 2015) an  Orientation Session at Health Services Academy, Islamabad
  • Field Survey – Focus Group Discussions and KAP Survey (August 2015)
  • National Service Delivery Standards & Guidelines for High-Quality Safe Uterine Evacuation/Post-Abortion Care  
  • http://pphisindh.org/home/pic/technical%20resources/Maternal%20Health/Reference%20Material/MVA%20National%20SGs.pdf
  1. UNFPA Country Project (March – December 2015)
  • A Study on the Quantum of the Workload of LHWs regarding the Family Planning Information, Counseling and Services in the Community (Punjab, Sindh, KP, Baluchistan).
  • Conference Presentation (Oral) “A study on the Quantum of the Workload of LHWs –Preliminary Findings of a Countrywide Study in collaboration with UNFPA” at 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference 2015 (December11-12, 2015) at HSA. 
  • Capacity Building Training “Procurement in Reproductive Health and Commodity Security” (June 29 – July 06, 2015). 
  • 05 Days Training of Master Trainers (ToT) on “Human Rights Based Family Planning Protocols” from selected Regional Training Institutes from across Pakistan (RTIs under PWDs) (June15 – 19, 2015). 
  • Design module on Human Right’s Based Family Planning protocols – of international standards in collaboration with UNFPA (May 2015). 
  • Adoption of human right based standards/protocols in family planning services at national level (by relevant Govt. Departments/stakeholders) (May 27, 2015). 
  • Consultative Meeting on Human Right’s Based Family Planning Protocols for Endorsement in collaboration with UNFPA (May 08, 2015).
  • USAID Project: Coordinator: “Applied Health Communication” by John Hopkins University (March 9 – 20, 2015) in collaboration with USAID at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.
  • Save the Children Project ((March – December 2014)
  • Compilation of “Ending Newborn Deaths: National Report” in collaboration with Save the Children.
  • USAID Project 
  • Community awareness and screening of infertility and levels of Kisspeptin among couples of Mandra/Gujar Khan (2012). 
  • Series of Seminars on “Hepatitis Awareness Regarding Risk Factors and Transmission in Jacobabad, Sindh” (2012).  

Consultancies and Trainings

1. World Health Organization: HPV Consultancy (2023)

  • Burden of Cervical Cancer (HPV) in Pakistan
  • Meeting with NITAG (National Immunization Technical Advisory Group) July 25, 2023
  • Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Role of HPV Vaccine in the Prevention of Cervical Cancer” on July 26 (Wednesday), 2023 .
  • Webinar on HPV with AKU, August 21, 2023.

2.   International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC) (2023)

Protection of health care under the framework of the “Global Health Care in Danger” (HCiD) Initiative (Safeguarding Health Care: Time to Act) 

Training of Trainers (ToT) on Health Care Ethics” from (December 13 – 14, 2022) at Health Services Academy (FGH, HFH, PIMS, Railway Hospital etc.) 

Dissemination in 12th Annual Public Health Conference (November 1 – 2, 2022)

  • https://www.dawn.com/news/1718498 
  • https://datelineislamabad.com/story/9647
  • https://pakobserver.net/icrc-to-safeguard-reproductive-healthcare/
  • https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/1005837-protection-of-healthcare-stressed 
  • Evidence Generation
  • Advocacy, Legal and Policy reforms, and Community of Concern
  • Social Awareness
  • Training of Healthcare Personnel 
  • Media Mobilization

3. World Health Organization (2022) 3rd Cycle of Trainings

Conducted Implementation Workshops on Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in Pakistan in collaboration with WHO & Nutrition Program of Ministry of NHSR&C: Rolling out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)

  • Training of LHVs, CMS, Midwives at Umar Zai Government Hospital, Charsada (April 4 – 6, 2022)
  • Training of Medical Officers of ICT – Basic Health Units, Islamabad, 

(May 9 – 11, 2022)

4. Maternal Health & Mortality Workshop

By RMNCH department of Health Services Academy in collaboration with WHO (March 17, 2022) Discussion and dissemination of the findings of Pakistan Maternal Mortality Survey, 2019 (PMMS 2019)

5. World Health Organization (2021) 2nd Cycle of Trainings

Conducted Implementation Workshops on Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in Pakistan in collaboration with WHO & Nutrition Program of Ministry of NHSR&C: Rolling out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Gilgit Baltistan (GB)

  • Training of Doctors (Gynecologists and Pediatrics), Nurses, Midwives and Admin Staff of Gilgit Baltistan (October 25 – 26, 2021).
  • Rolling Out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK)
  • Muzaffarabad at AIMS (Abbas Institute of Medical Sciences (September 27 – 28, 2021)
  • Rolling Out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Islamabad (ICT)
  • Federal General Hospital (Staff of FGH, Al-Nafees Medical College, Kalsoom International, MEDICSI) on (Sept 30 – Oct 01, 2021) at MCH PIMS. 
  • Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (MCH, Pediatrics and Admin staff, PIMS) (September 13 – 14, 2021) at PIMS.

6.   UNICEF (2021)

Rolling Out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP)

  • 3 Days Training of Doctors (Gynecologists and Pediatricians), Nurses, Midwives and Admin Staff of Government and Private Hospitals of Skardu on BFHI 
  • 3 Days Training of Doctors (Gynecologists and Pediatricians), Nurses, Midwives and Admin Staff of Government and Private Hospitals of KP (2nd Batch) on BFHI at Shelton Rezidor Hotel, Swat (October 29 – 31, 2021).
  • 3 Days Training of Doctors (Gynecologists and Pediatricians), Nurses, Midwives and Admin Staff of Government and Private Hospitals of KP (1st Batch) on BFHI at Hotel Elites, Nathia Gali (October 2 – 4, 2021).

7 .  World Health Organization (2021)

Conduct trainings “Optimize the Skill Laboratory Functions and Use of Teaching Aid for Under-Grad and In-Services RMNCAH Staff”, for Basic Emergency Obstetrics Care and Labor & Delivery at the WHO supported skills Laboratory in the Center of Excellence for RMNCAH trainings at the Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta 

Final Training & Inauguration of the Skill Lab Quetta

“Training of Health Care Providers on SRH Skill Laboratory Functions” on (Tuesday & Wednesday, December 14 – 15, 2021) 

8 . Marie Stopes Society (2021)

Conducted (Training of Trainers) on “Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health” component of “Essential Package of Health Services” for staff of Marie Stopes Society in collaboration with Ministry of NHSR&C (Sehat Sahulat Program) and WHO

9 .  World Health Organization (2020) 1st Cycle of Trainings

Rolling Out of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Islamabad & Rawalpindi

Conducted Implementation Workshops on Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) in Pakistan in collaboration with WHO & Nutrition Program of Ministry of NHSR&C at

  • Fauji Foundation Hospital: November 27 – 28, 2020
  • Islamic Medical & Dental College: December 1 – 2, 2020
  • PAF Hospital: December 10 – 12, 2020
  • Railway Hospital: December 16 – 18, 2020 

10. World Health Organization (2020)

“Early Essential Newborn Care – EENC” (December 2020) attended ToT on Early Essential Newborn Care from (December 15 – 17, 2020) and conducted 1st Coaching Workshop for ICT on EENC from (December 18 – 19, 2020) by WHO, Eastern Mediterranean Region in collaboration with Ministry of NHSR&C

11.  World Health Organization (AJK, 2020)

Development of SRH Virtual Training Module and Conducted Trainings in Islamabad and AJK (a dedicated section on COVID-19, use of Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Prevention & Control). 

  • Consultative Meetings: WHO, Ministry of NHSR&C and COMSATS (April 30, June 03, July 02, July 07, July 11, 2020).
  • Phase I – Practice Training: (3rd June), Doctors Training (June 8 – 12, 2020)

“A 05 Day Virtual Training on Sexual, Reproductive & Maternal Health” by WHO in collaboration with Ministry of NHSR&C & COMSATS Secretariat for telehealth service providers of COMSATS, Sehat Kahani and Human Development Foundation (HDF).

Media Coverage:

COMSATS, WHO train birth attendants from telehealth clinics – Newspaper – DAWN.COM https://www.dawn.com/news/1574788 

http://comsats.org/?p=6344

http://comsats.org/?p=6367

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/672809-virtual-telehealth-training 

https://dailytimes.com.pk/626661/comsats-virtually-trains-telehealth-professionals   

https://dnanews.com.pk/comsats-virtually-trains-telehealth-professionals/    

https://www.dailyparliamenttimes.com/2020/06/14/comsats-virtually-trains-telehealth-professionals-in-srh/#.Xv9YEyhKhPY

https://www.technologytimes.pk/2020/06/15/comsats-in-collaboration-with-who-conducts-virtual-trainings-on-telehealth/ 

  • Phase II – Skilled Birth Attendants (July 13 – 17, 2020) in Islamabad
  • Phase III – Skilled Birth Attendants (July 20 – 24, 2020) in Islamabad
  • Phase IV – Skilled Birth Attendants (December 8 – 9, 2020) in AJK
  • Shared the findings on “National Technical Working Group on RMNCAAH & Nutrition (by MNHSR&C and WHO) on September 21, 2020 at Ramada Hotel

12. International Organization for Migration (IOM) (2020)

Training of Airport Staff on “Prevention of Spread of COVID-19 Disease at Points of Entry (PoE) in collaboration with IOM and Ministry of NHSR&C 

Capacity Building of the Border Officials including health as well as non-health related officials working at the Land Crossings. Provide training regarding COVID-19 (Preparedness, precautions and mode of transmission – Use of PPEs and IPC Measures) on Points of Entry (PoE), 

  • Islamabad: November 2 – 4, 2020
  • Lahore: November 6 – 7, 2020
  • Karachi: November 10 – 11, 2020
  • Torkham & Chaman: November 13 14, 2020

13 . Médecins du Monde (2020)

Capacity Building on Post Abortion Care/Manual Vacuum Aspiration 

Clinical Skills Training Workshop on MVA-PAC for staff of MdM and Ministry of Health by Reproductive Health Research Center in Collaboration with Médecins du Monde and Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.

14.  Save the Children (2020)

 Evaluation of Quality of Care: The documentation of Save the Children adopted FP Tools: Project processes & technical learnings over a period of transition from emergency to development. To conduct health facility assessments, readiness & sustainability to check the system at various levels & identify the barriers for Family Planning, Post-Abortion Care, Post-Partum FP uptake by women & adolescents.

  • Facility Assessments (08), Focus group discussions (10), In-depth interviews (10): November 2019. 

15. White Ribbon Alliance – Pakistan (2019) “What Women Want Campaign” 

Dissemination of Preliminary Findings at Women Deliver Conference (WDC) 2019 

(June 2 – 6, 2019 at Vancouver, Canada).

Maternity Services: Women want respect and dignity above all else, finds global survey.

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4107 (Published 07 June 2019)

https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/women-global-health-care-reproductive-rights-20191028

https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l4107

https://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/women-global-health-care-reproductive-rights-20191028

https://www.harpnet.org/blog/the-importance-of-person-centered-care-for-maternal-health-my-experience-at-the-women-deliver-2019-conference/

https://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/2019/06/07/maternity-services-women-want-respect-and-dignity-above-all-else-finds-global-survey/

https://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/profiles/dr-samina-naeem-khalid/

Findings were also shared on Panel Discussion of UN Women and PATH at WDC2019.

https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2019/5/media-advisory-un-women-at-women-deliver-2019-global-conference

http://whiteribbonalliance.org.uk/add-news/2019/6/6/what-women-want-results-released

“What Women Want Campaign: Country Dissemination of Findings: National Dialogue for Policy Change” (October 2019)

“Use of Ending Preventable Maternal Death Indicators: National Dialogue” in collaboration with National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS), Islamabad. 

Dissemination done at WDC 2019 at Vancouver

A groundbreaking work in Pakistan giving voice to 250,000 women in the country, including those who live in the rural areas. We worked with the media to use grassroots, integrated approach to get the communities connected in the most effective way. Women were asked for one effective intervention, which they want to be addressed to improve their lives.. 

16 . Médecins du Monde (2018) (Workshop November 13 – 16, 2018)  

Capacity Building Workshop on Basic Emergency Obstetrics & Neonatal Care (BEmONC) By Reproductive Health Research Center for LHVs, Doctors and Staff members of MdM in collaboration with Federal General Hospital, Islamabad.

17. Médecins du Monde (2018)

Capacity Building Workshop on “Post-abortion Care/Manual Vacuum Aspiration” By Reproductive Health Research Center for LHVs, Doctors and Staff members of MdM in collaboration with Federal General Hospital, Islamabad at Shangrila Hotels and Resorts, Islamabad.

18. Save the Children (2018)

Translation of PAC (Post Abortion Care) E-Learning Module in Urdu for online access to Lady Health Visitors and relevant staff members

National Consultation: Consultative meeting with SOGP & NCMNH experts and other relevant organizations of the development sector to endorse the Glossary of Terms and relevant Terminology (January 26, 2018) at Karachi, NCMNH office.

Consultative meeting with Gynecologists (HODs) and other relevant stakeholders to have feedback for the uniformity of terms on (January 3, 2018) at Save the Children Office, Islamabad.

19. Médecins du Monde  (2017)

Capacity Building Workshop on Basic Emergency Obstetrics & Neonatal Care (BEmONC) By Reproductive Health Research Center for LHVs, Doctors and Staff members of MdM in collaboration with PIMS and Saliqa Organization.

Publications

1.      Midhet F, Hanif M, Khalid SN, Ahmad I, Khan SA. Factors associated with maternal health services utilization in Pakistan: evidence from Pakistan Maternal Mortality Survey, 2019 in Plos One. PONE-D-22-31027. (2023)   

(Submitted after review and is under the process)  

2.      Khalid SN, Waseem R, Ahmad R (2022) Public Health as a Neglected Field of Security in Pakistan: Future Prospects Multicultural Education, 8(6), 220.    https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6726278  

3.      Rehman AU, Khalid SN, Zakar R, Hani U, Zakria Zakar M, Fischer F. Patients’ perception of the pharmacovigilance system: A pre-diagnostic and post-interventional cross-sectional survey. Front Pharmacol. (2022) Nov 17;13:936124. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2022.936124. PMID: 36467063; PMCID: PMC9712721.2  

4.      Kayani SS, Naheed R, Khalid SN, Riaz S, Haider TA, Khan MA (2019) Role of Media in Promoting Public Health: A Mix Method Study in Islamabad IndoAmerican Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS 2019, 06 [08], 14333-14346).   https://zenodo.org/record/3359926#.XcAOc-hKhPY  

5.      Sanjrani G, Khalid SN (2016) Immunization Status of Under 5 Years Migrant Children coming to Urban Slums of Hyderabad Pakistan. Pak J Public Health June Vol. 6, No. 2 (46-49).   

https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20163260640  

6.     Kayani NS, Khalid SN, Kanwal S. (2016) A study to assess the workload of lady health workers in Khanpur UC, Pakistan by applying WHO’s WISN method. A thens Journal of Health, March Vol 3, No 1 (65-80) doi=10.30958/ajh.3-1-4  

https://www.athensjournals.gr/health/2016-3-1-4-Kayani.pdf  

7.     Ali A,  Khalid SN, Qureshi H. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission and Options to avoid them. (2015) IJCRIMPH International Journal of Collaborative Research on Internal Medicine & Public Health Vol. 7 No. 9 (172-85).  

https://www.iomcworld.org/articles/assessment-of-knowledge-regarding-risk-factors-of-hepatitis-c-virus-transmission-and-options-to-avoid-them.pdf  

8.     Khalid SN, Bashir W, Ali A. Assessment of Knowledge and Perception of Risk Factors Regarding HIV/AIDS in Prison at District Jail Sargodha. (2014) Pak J. Public Health, Islamabad Vol. 4, No. 4 December (18-26).  

https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20153432087  

9.     Ali A, Naseem M, Khalid SN. Assessment of Services Provided by Lady Health Workers’ (LHWs) at Primary Health Centers in District Quetta, Balochistan. (2014) Pak J. Public Health, Vol. 4, No. 4 December (13-17).  

https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Assessment-of-services-provided-by-Lady-Health-at-Ali-Naseem/f7d3b471c9b6807160163aefaf206ce099dc3b93  

10.   Batool S, Khan IA, Hassan SA, Ali A, Hamid S, Khalid SN.  Determinants of Insecticide Susceptibility/Resistance Status of Anopheline Mosquitoes in District Mirpur AJK. (2014) Pak. J. Public HealthVol. 4, No.  2 June (28-32).  

https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20153346077  

11.  Khalid M, Ali A., Khalid SN, Khan A, Ahmed T. A Comparative Study of Differential Knowledge and Practice of Health Care Providers regarding Essential Newborn Care. (2014) Pak J. Public Health; Vol. 4 No. 1, March (24-27).  

https://www.pakmedinet.com/25382  

12.  Khalid SN, Qureshi IZ. (2012) Perceptions of infertile couples regarding infertility and intrauterine insemination (IUI) in a rural population and services at government hospitals in Punjab, Pakistan. Hum. Reprod. (2012) 27 (suppl 2): ii7-ii8. Hum. Reprod.   27 (S2): ii7 ii8.doi: 10.1093/humrep/27.s2.4 .  

13.  Khalid SN , Qureshi IZ. Perceptions of infertile couples regarding infertility and intrauterine insemination (IUI) in a rural population and services at government hospitals in Punjab, Pakistan”.(2012)   

14.  Khalid SN , Qureshi IZ. Effect of magnetically selected sperm on fertilization and embryo development. (2011) Fertil Steril S Vol.96, No. 3:S25.  

15.  Khalid SN , Qureshi IZ Pregnancy rate improves in couples with unexplained infertility following intrauterine insemination (IUI) with magnetically selected non-apoptotic sperms. (2011) Fertil Steril S Vol.96, No. 3:S59-60.  

16.  Khalid SN , Qureshi IZ Impact of apoptotic sperm population in semen samples on the outcome of pregnancy. (2011)Fertil Steril S Vol.96, No. 3: S169.

Conferences Organized

1. 13th International Public Health Conference 2023 on “Shaping Healthcare Through Evidence : Pioneering Solutions for Disease Prevention and Control” (November 28 – 29 , 2023) at Health Services Academy, Islamabad (In Planning).

2.     23rd Annual Population Research Conference “Population and Democracy: Pakistan’s Unsolved Dilemma of Social Cohesion” (December 21 – 22, 2022) by Population Association of Pakistan in collaboration with HSA.

3.     12th Annual Public Health Conference 2022 “Research2Action on SRHR”  – SRHR in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – Leveraging UHC for improving health in Pakistan and South Asian Region – Time to abandon business as usual.” (November 1 – 2, 2022) at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.

4.     “Social & Behavioral Change Communication & Health Systems Strengthening – Opportunities & Challenges (SBCC)” Conference (March 29 – 30, 2022) by Pathfinder and Health Services Academy at HSA, Islamabad

5.     “Fragile Health System: Issues and Challenges in Pakistan – Harnessing Opportunities” 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference (December 11–12, 2015).

6.      Conference Forum “Policy, Practice and Implementation of NCDs: Learning from Global Experiences” in the “Challenges in Cardiology 2015” — in collaboration with AFIC (April 3 – 5, 2015).

7.      “Universal Health Coverage: Issues and Challenges in Pakistan” 5th Annual Public Health Conference (December 11–12, 2014)

8.      “Public Health in Pakistan: A Decade of Past Experiences and Future Challenges.” 4th Annual Public Health Conference (December 2–3, 2013)

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9.       Conference on  “Balochistan Health Forum: Public Health Issues of Balochistan and Role of Partners for Resolution.” (July 5  – 6, 2013)

10.    “Social Determinants of Health: Issues and Challenges in Pakistan.” 3rd Annual Public Health Conference  (December 3 – 4, 2012)

11.   “Promoting Public Health in the Wake of Recent Reforms.” 2nd Annual Public Health Conference (December 1 – 2, 2011).

12.    National Public Health Conference “New Evidence in Maternal, Neonatal, Child Health and Family Planning in Pakistan-The Way Forward.” 1st Public Health Conference: (December 1 – 2, 2010).

International / National Conference Presentaitons

  1. Women Deliver Conference 2019

    (June 2 – 6, 2019)

    ,Vancouver, Canada). Findings of What Women Want Campaign in Pakistan (April 2018 – May 2019). 

  2. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission and Options to Avoid: A Comparative Analysis in World Congress on Infectious Diseases(August 10 – 12, 2015), London, UK.

  3. A Study to Assess the Workload of Lady Health Workers in Khanpur UC, Pakistan by Applying WHO’s WISN Method. 14th Annual International Conference on Health Economics, Management & Policy(June 22 – 25, 2015)  Athens, Greece.

  4. “Perceptions of infertile couples regarding infertility and intrauterine insemination (IUI) in a rural population and services in government hospitals in Punjab, Pakistan” in 28th Annual Meeting of European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), Istanbul, Turkey (July 1 – 4 , 2012).

  5. “Pregnancy rate improves in couples with unexplained infertility following intrauterine insemination (IUI) with magnetically selected non-apoptotic sperms” 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Orlando, USA(October 16 – 18, 2011).

  6. “Impact of apoptotic sperm population in semen samples on the outcome of pregnancy” 67th Annual Meeting of American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Orlando, USA (October 16 – 18, 2011).

 

  1. 12th Annual Public Health Conference 2022 “Research2Action on SRHR”  – SRHR in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – Leveraging UHC for improving health in Pakistan and South Asian Region – Time to abandon business as usual.” Scientific presentation “Profile of women who had an induced abortion during the last three years: Findings of Maternal Mortality Survey 2019” in (November 1 – 2, 2022) at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.

  2. Discussant in Session “Safeguarding Health Care: Time to Act” in 12th Annual Public Health Conference 2022 “Research2Action on SRHR”  – SRHR in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – Leveraging UHC for improving health in Pakistan and South Asian Region – Time to abandon business as usual.” (November 1 – 2, 2022) at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.

  3. Speaker in Session “Breast Cancer – Early Detection for Your Protection” Focus on Modifiable and Non-Modifiable Factors” in 12th Annual Public Health Conference 2022 “Research2Action on SRHR”  – SRHR in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Universal Health Coverage (UHC) – Leveraging UHC for improving health in Pakistan and South Asian Region – Time to abandon business as usual.” (November 1 – 2, 2022) at Health Services Academy, Islamabad.

  4. Discussant in Session; “RMNCAH quality improvement initiatives in Pakistan using WHO tools” on 23rd September in 11th  Annual Public Health Conference, “Contemporary Medicines, Health Technologies & Vaccines for Emerging Public Health Risks” (September 23 – 24, 2021) at Health Services Academy.

  5. Experts Continuous Education & Learning Conference: Journey to Parenthood, “Misconceptions & Stereotypes around Infertility” panel and round table discussions (March 13, 2020) by Excel Healthcare in collaboration with Rawalpindi/Islamabad Chapter of SOGP EXCELCON 2020 at PC, Rawalpindi.

  6. Presentation Sensory and Intellectual Skills in Early Childhood DevelopmentPanel Discussion “2nd International Multidisciplinary Graduate Conference”, at Bilquis Postgraduate College for Women, under the autonomy of Pakistan Air Force Women Association (PAFWA), PAF Base Nur Khan, Rawalpindi (March 07, 2020).

  7. Presentation: “Preventive vs Reactive Medicine: Transforming PIMS Health Approach – Innovating the Model” Transforming Healthcare Conference PIMS Symposium 2018 (December 7 – 8, 2018) at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, Islamabad.

  8. “ Assessment of Knowledge and Identify Barriers in Accessing Post Abortion Care (PAC) Services – Focus Group Discussions in Chakwal, Punjab Province ” in 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference 2015 (December 11 – 12, 2015) at HSA.

  9. Induced Abortion and Family Planning: The Invisible Link, But Desirable Practice; A Qualitative Study in Islamabad” in 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference 2015 (December 11 – 12, 2015) at HSA.

  10. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Hepatitis B among Residents of Sector 0-9 Islamabad, A descriptive Cross Sectional Study” in 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference 2015 (December 11 – 12, 2015) at HSA.

  11. Quantum of Workload of LHWs – Findings of a Countrywide Study in Collaboration with UNFPA” in 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference 2015 (December 11 – 12, 2015) at HSA.

  12. Assessment of Barriers faced by University Students Regarding Sexual & Reproductive Health Care Services in Islamabad” in 5th Annual Public Health Conference (December 11 – 12, 2014) at HSA.

  13. Find the Factors Leading to Obesity in Adolescents of Islamabad” in 5th Annual Public Health Conference (December 11 – 12, 2014) at HSA.

  14. Assessment of Knowledge Regarding Risk Factors of Hepatitis C Virus Transmission and Options to Avoid them” in 4th Annual Public Health Conference (December 2 – 3, 2013) at HSA.

  15. Symptomatic and biochemical presentation of polycystic ovarian syndrome and its treatment: a hospital based study of Pakistani population” in 5th IBCAST international conference on applied sciences and technology, – CESAT, Islamabad, Pakistan (January 8 – 11, 2007).

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

 

  1. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices with Respect to Adverse Drug Reactions among Health Care Professionals in Territory Care Govt. Hospitals in Islamabad. 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference (December 11 – 12, 2015) HSA.

  2. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices regarding Hepatitis C among residents of Sector O-9 Islamabad. A descriptive Cross-sectional Study. 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference (December 11 – 12, 2015) HSA.

  3. Health policy analysis of family planning policy in young couples from Pakistan. 6th Annual Public Health Scientific Conference (December 11 – 12, 2015) HSA.

  4. “Financial Burden on Family caregivers of Inpatients undergoing surgery: A Qualitative Analysis” 5th Annual Public Health Conference (December 11 – 12, 2014), HSA.

  5.  “Effect of magnetically selected sperm on fertilization and embryo development” 67th Annual meeting of American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Orlando, USA (October 16 – 18, 2011).