Health & Education Initiative of Govt of Sindh Pakistan
I am a senior social development expert with over 17 years professional experience working across a range of sectors in the field of Public Private Partnership, Resource Mobilization, Social Development, offering key expertise on Project Management, WASH, nutrition, community development; governance, institutional development, resource mobilization and donor relations.My field experience also builds on strong research and policy development skills and spans across poverty reduction, nutrition and wash sensitive, disaster risk reduction, humanitarian response, post-conflict recovery, climate adaptation, and resilience work. At a programmatic level, I developed slum-upgrading projects and social protection services for irregular labor, strengthened NGOs working for poverty alleviation, developed innovative approaches to secure jobs and social protection for the poorest, and designed UNDPs joint programs to address the basic needs of children and their mothers as well as to promote gender equality and women's empowerment in remote rural and semi urban settings.
I have worked for the Aga Khan University, Aga Khan Development Network, UNDP Pakistan, Rural Support Programs, Sindh& Plan International Pakistan. I am currently working as freelance consultant. I am a member of SDG-WASH Tracking Group in Sindh. I have supported/facilitated as Consultant of Accelerated Action Plan for Scaling up of Water, Nutrition & Sanitation Program/Policies for Sindh. I have worked as freelance consultant for Palladium International, USAID, SZABIST-ZABTech, EU, UNICEF, CPDI&Govt of Sindh.
I hold a degree in Engineering & Social Sciences/Project Management and is currently completing a masters in CSR from AIT-Thailand (Distance learning program of AIT Thailand, 6 modules have been completed). I am author of two books the first book, published in 2006, is a collection of my published articles about WASH, Nutrition, Poverty and related subjects. My second book,Social Entrepreneurship in Sindh, Pakistan,was published in 2014, which launched by the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF/WB supported) in Islamabad. I am regularly contributing for different research journals and have presented my research papers about Nutrition, health, education, institutional development and other development policy issues at IDS-University of Sussex, London, Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull London, AIT CSR Asia @ Thailand, Microfinance Institute @ Dubai & Turkey.
Professor Dr. Luisa Maria Arvide Cambra, Spanish is now Professor with Chair at the University of Almeria (Spain) and she was Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at the University of Granada from 1979 on.
Thirty nine years of the teaching and researching experience. She is the Director of Research Group HUM113-Estudios Filolgicos from Program of Research of Andalusian Government, where she has managed and directed several academic and scientific contracts and research projects, as well as a Member of European Scientific Institute (ESI) Team, Athens Institute for Education & Research (ATINER) in Greece, The Academic Genesis Platform (UAGP) in UK&Turkey and Experts of Academic Excellence Research Centre (EAERC) in Jordan; etc.
She is author of a many works on several aspects of the Arabic science and literature in the Middle Ages, as well as Arabic language and linguistics. She has also participated in different prestigious international scientific Conferences. She has visited a many universities and academic institutions of Europe, United States and Arab countries in order to teach and research. Among her works, we have the study and the translation to Spanish of some treatises of Kitab al-tasrifs Al-Zahrawi, Ibn Qutaybas texts, Maqamas of Al-Hariri, The Sicilian Questions of Ibn Sabin, etcetera.
Honors and awards
-Included and enlisted in Marquis Whos Who in the World, USA.
-Included and enlisted in 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2011. International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK.
-Included and enlisted in Great Minds of 21st Century, American Biographical Institute. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
-Top 100 Professionals 2011. International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK
-Woman of the Year 2011 by the American Biographical Institute. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
-Deputy Director General for Europe of International Biographical Centre. Cambridge, UK.
-Collaborator in QS World Intelligence Unit. London, UK.
-International Jury Member of Ana Mara Agero Melnyczuk Awards. Buenos Aires, Argentina. June 2013.
-Reviewer and Member of the Editorial Board in several renowned international journals as well as member of the organizing, scientific & academic committee at prestigious international conferences.
12 books and over 90 articles and papers published in prestigious international journals and proceedings.
Hari Mohan Srivastava is currently a Emeritus professor in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at University of Victoria, Canada. He received his PhD in 1965 and D.Sc in 2006 and 2007. He was listed in the Second Place among Canadas Top Researchers in the discipline of Mathematics and Statistics in Terms of Productivity and Impact Based Upon a Measure of Citations to Their Published works. He received awards like NSERC Year Award, University of Victoria, Canada in 2004, The Nishiwaki Prize: Japan in 2004, Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa): Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Republic of China (2006), Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa): 1 Decembrie 1918 University of Alba Iulia, Romania (2007). Currently, he is actively associated editorially (that is, as an editor, honorary editor, senior editor, associate editor, or editorial board member) with over 200 international scientific research journals.
Risenga is a Professor at University of South Africa.She completed Diploma in Nursing Science (Gazankulu College of Nursing),
Advanced Diploma in Midwifery and Obstetrics (University of Johannesburg), BA Cur ( University of South Africa),
BA Cur Hons (UNISA), MA Cur (UNISA), Master of International Health and Professions Education (MHPE) (Maastricht University: Netherlands),
DCur (University of Venda).
Risenga worked as a Student Nurse Gazankulu College of Nursing 1986-1991, Professional , Senior Professional
Nurse & Chief Professional Nurse Nkhensani Hospital 1991-2000, Professional & Senior Professional Nurse at HF Verwoerd Hospital 1978 1982,
Nurse Educator Limpopo Nursing College - Giyani Campus 2000-2002, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer University of Venda 2002-2013,
Associate Professor UNISA - 2013 to date.
Dr. El Hadji Seydou Mbaye was born in 1978 in Kaolack a region of Senegal. During 2008-2013, he earned his PhD in Biology and Human Pathologies with the collaboration of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) /WHO, Lyon (France); 2006-2007 : Master of Life and Health, Specialty Biology of microorganisms, Virology in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2005-2006 : Master of Life and Health, option of Immuno-physiopathology in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2004-2005 : License of Biochemistry in Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg (France); 2002-2004 : General Degree in Sciences and Technologies in University of METZ (France).
Elsayed Ahmed Elnashar, Full-Professor of textiles Apparel, Kaferelsheikh University, Egypt. Born in 19 /8/1965. Have Ph.D. 2000, Msc.1995, Bsc.1989, Helwan University. Diploma 1985 advanced industrial textiles institute. He holds several academic administrative positions: Dean, Vice Dean, Head of Department, He has many textiles patents, Member of international scientific committees. Development of Faculties of Education, commissioned of Supreme Council of Egyptian Universities. Has design books published in Germany and Ukraine. Has published over 185 scientific Articles. Editorial board member & Reviewer for more 85 journals, organizer for more than 30 conference and workshop over the world, Founder and editor two scientific journals. And Smartex Conference Egypt. Member of the editorial board of several international journals and conferences, He has made many scientific agreements with European &Africa universities.
Viroj Wiwanitkit worked as a Head in Research Affairs, Laboratory Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University.
Committee of continuous medical education, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University,
Group quality laboratory manager, Division of Laboratory Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thailand
Family Physician, Health Unit of Chulalongkorn University,
Educational auditor for scientific faculties, Chulalongkorn University,
Expert physician, Health program, Chulalongkorn University Radio Channel,
Multidisciplinary Project for Rural Development, Chulalongkorn University.
Director of Health and Human Services for Brookline Brookline
Director of Health and Human Services for Brookline Brookline
Swannie Jett, DrPH, MSc, on April 25, 2017, Dr. Jett was appointed as the Swannie Jett, MA. Prior to his appointment Dr. Jett was Health Officer/Surgeon General for Seminole County, Florida from 2013-16 and Health Officer of Bullitt County Health Department in Kentucky from 2009-2013.
Dr. Jett is passionate about improving communities and addressing issues involving the Social Determinants of Health such as Housing, Women and Men's health, Tobacco, Homelessness, Gun Violence, Climate Change, and Health Inequities.
Currently, Dr. Jett is Major in the Rhode Island Air National Guard where his latest assignment was in Senegal, Africa assisting with the Ebola Virus Outbreak. In 2007, he received the Bronze Star Medal for serving in combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2006-2007.
Dr. Jett is a National Leader in public health andwasPresident of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2015-16. Dr. Jett has authored numerous publications and acquired millions of dollars for local health departments infrastructure over a 20-year career.
Dr. Jett holds a Doctorate of Public Health with emphasis in Preventive Medicine/Environmental Healthfrom the University of Kentucky, Master of Science degree from the University of Tennessee in Bio-Systems Engineering, and Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Statistics from Tennessee State University.
Tom R. Muyunga-Mukasa is a recipient of the White House Commendation for his contribution to the HIV/AIDS Prevention & Funding Policy. He is a skilled health care provider.An iterative research and program implementer in the three interfacing dimensions of health; development and; social justice with emphasis on the UN SDGs. Tom combines his experience and skills to design durable projects cascading into the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. He has effectively participated in a range of short and long-term HIV/Infectious Diseases Prevention and Care Roll out activities. He is skilled in community organization, Social change catalysis, justice and civil rights advocacy, competent quality improvement consultant, worked as an epidemiologist, environmental health specialist, writer, poet and motivational speaker. Tom has formulated robust empirical methods to generate data which can be used as theory or practice to inform policy about the underlying affective and cognitive dimensions in the male-female relations impacting dignity of womanhood, informing HIV eradication, entrenching environment conservation consciousness and safety at the workplace. Tom has supported Grassroots in different countries to meaningfully engage in HIV eradication. He has enabled communities build durable institutions in the HIV prevention Public Health and has promoted the ability to explore the market linkage nature of HIV services. Some of the Prevention areas Tom has refined so that critical prevention and care become appropriate between 1999- 2019 in USA, Africa and Europe included: Care Navigator: Providing venues for confidential HIV counseling,Needle Exchange, community education programs on HIV, STIs, viral Hepatitis, harm reduction and HIV Prevention cultural competency; Iterative Response: Manage the start-up phase, develop, and implement community programming. Link and ascertain Behavioral Health, Mental Health Services and link clients to Prevention and Early Intervention services; HIV Testing and Outreach Peer Services Worker; create competence to manage a battery of HIV service interventions. Provided community-based outreach and HIV testing to high risk populations. Conducted community-based education, outreach, and testing aimed at high risk populations. Promoted prevention information, education, communication on HIV transmission and early timely entry into care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Manage HIV Prevention and PrEP Program; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Intervention & Green DOT Services; Link beneficiaries to ATOD/DOT Intervention Services. Empowered beneficiaries to make healthy and responsible choices concerning use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. No-use and low-risk behaviors are supported while the realities of the negative consequence of high-risk use are addressed. Link consequences of alcohol use to influence on sexual or use consent. Strategize to reduce ATOD-related barriers to academic and social success as part of primary intervention goals; Community Health Worker Training initiatives to empower communities to provide HIV/AIDS prevention education, and awareness campaigns to implement strategies to facilitate behavior change and reduce stigma associated with HIV to the community at large.
Dr. Lorece V. Edwards is a native Baltimorean. She is currently the Director of Community Practice and Outreach and Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Health Sciences at the Morgan State University School of Community Health and Policy. Dr. Edwards' current research interest includes: health promotion/disease prevention, women's health, HIV/AIDS, service-learning and community-based participatory research. She is especially concerned about the impact of HIV/AIDS in the African American community. Most recently, Dr. Edwards launched two new projects: Project WISE, (the women's initiative for safety and empowerment) and the WHISK Explosion, (women's health increasing the awareness of science and knowledge among women) which focuses on sex and gender differences in research and health among women. Dr. Edwards is very active within the community. She was appointed by the Baltimore City Council to serve on the HIV/AIDS Commission, she is a board member with the Maryland Public Health Association, and she also serves as a senior advisor for the Baltimore City Health Planning Council.
DDS, Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, Specialist in Syndromes and Craniofacial Anomalies, Specialist in Health Management, MSc in Orofacial Clefts and Related Anomalies, PhD in Experimental Pathology (in degree) Department of Pathology and Legal Medicine, RibeiraoPreto Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, RibeiraoPreto, SP, Brazil.
Under the care of the late Professor David Cooper, David undertook 28 HIV drug trials all of which had significant and impactful side effects.
David’s ability to persevere through the drug trials is a testament to his innate resilience and his dedication to helping medical science find a treatment or cure. David effectively put his body on the line, he felt that this was his way of contributing; he has also taken part in many other adjunct studies…such as “Aging with HIV”
After the death of his HIV Doctor and friend Professor David Cooper, David decided to become an HIV advocate/educator focussing on educating people on new medications, testing and helping reduce the stigma still present for people with HIV/AIDS.
He retired from working life in 1996 due to failing health but with the advent of triple therapy his health has been partially restored.
Left with a legacy of complex health issues, David now continues his work
Educating about testing,
Promoting a healthy and positive life while living with HIV.
As Specialist in Neurology, he worked for 10 years in the Institute of Neurology
of Havana, Cuba. He has worked in Electron Microscopic Studies on Schizophrenia for 32 years. He was awarded with
the International Price of the Stanley Foundation Award Program and for the Professional Committee to work as a
fellowship position in the Laboratory of the Central Nervous System Studies, National Institute of Neurological
Diseases and Stroke under Dr. Joseph Gibbs for a period of 6 months, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland,
Washington D.C. USA, June 5, 1990. At present he is member of the Scientific Board of the Psychiatric Hospital of
Havana and give lectures to residents in psychiatry.
Ph.D. in Human and Social Services Global
Global Social Services, Walden University.
Certificate, Project Proposal Writing and Presentation Skills,
Management Development Institute.
Certificate, Project Proposal Writing and Presentation Skills,
Management Development Institute.
MSc Degree in International Social Work.
Researcher with over 15 years experience as a recipient of HIV services and over 7 years experience in adolescent HIV programming. He is an HIV activist, a sexual reproductive health rights mentor, a past President at the Rotaract Club of Kabale Community, a global ambassador for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and a board member for Mayanja Memorial Hospital Foundation.
He has represented YLHIV interests at Common Youth Summit in London and made several presentations at the International AIDS Society Conference 2018 in Amsterdam about bridging the generational Divide in HIV care and treatment programs and presented a recipient turned practitioner comparative analysis to PEPFARs ambassador Deborah Brix.
Bechan Sharma, PhD from BHU-Varanasi and CDRI-Lucknow, India, has been Visiting Scientist/Professor at UMDNJ-NJ Medical School, Newark, USA (2000-
2002); and Italy, France, Thailand, Brazil, Germany and other countries. He is a Senior Professor/Ex-Chairman of Departments of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
He has published over 100 research papers in peer reviewed international journals and one US patent. His book on Recent Trends in Biotechnology has been
published in two volumes by Nova Publishers-NY, USA. He is a reviewer for 100 international/national journals and Chief-Editor/Guest Editor/Associate Editorial/
Member Editorial Board for 60 international/national journals.
I am Dr. Mojtaba Mafi M.D., Medical Doctor/ Physician, graduated from Tehran university, School of Medicine with honor. I studied in neurosurgery ward and graduated with A score with thesis on Meningioma Brain Tumor during 6 years. With continuing my practice with special consideration on psychosomatic disorders, I completed many post graduate courses on health psychology, addiction medicine, sexual disorders therapy successfully. I passed many post graduate courses in Neuro, approved by Medical sciences university. As well, I have been passed post graduate courses on Nutrition, Gastroenterology and hepatology, Obesity treatment and diabetes approved by Tehran University of Medical sciences. I successfully passed more than 10 programs with certificates and membership in Iranian Association of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Having honor of working as associate of Iran Hepatitis Network and Gastroenterology and Hepatology research center, Middle East Liver Diseases Center (MELD). This strong study background enabled me to successfully earn certificates on 3 programs: Updates of skin and treatment from Tehran university 2015 and course on skin care updates from Iranian society of practitioners on 2016, and during 2 years, I had passed Beauty and Skin care courses in South Korea and certified from Sunghuwan co Ltd for using and working of beauty technology, RF and IPL. I am director of fatty liver and related metabolic disorders study among Iranian families since 2015 and currently publishing the results of our study and research about fatty liver and hyperlipidemia, diabetes and nutrition as study director and clinician associate member of Iran Hepatitis Network. I am reviewer and associate editor of Hepatitis Monthly Journal and reviewer of journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology. I am editorial board member of International Journal of Psychology and Neurosciences. I am certified graduate, verified reviewer and certified mentor of Publons academy in the field of Clinical Medicine and Hepatology. I am working clinically on patients with Brain Tumor and publishing my results on these topics: 1. Recurrent Meningioma 2. Trigeminal neuralgia 3. Radiation induced meningioma 4. Behavioral change in Brain Tumors 5. DVT prevalence and management among patients with meningioma And some others. I published reviews for articles on Brain Tumor Immunotherapy, CNS Tumor Guideline and Alzheimer disease in Elsevier and Kudos. My review on Alzheimer's disease article with specific DOI, was published in American Physiological Society. I have been invited by editor in chief of American Journal of Translational Medicine, to participate at International Conference of Translational Medicine, in Hawaii. My article entitled "Trigeminal Neuralgia caused by Brain Meningioma" has been accepted for oral presentation in world neurology and Neurodisorders Conference, Tokyo as keynote speaker. My article in the field of neuroscience about 'Recurrent Meningioma', etiologies and clinical aspects and tumor cellular pathology has been accepted for oral, poster presentation in World CNS Conference, France 2018. I am speaker of World Congress on Epilepsy in London. I am speaker of International conference on Central Nervous System and Therapeutics for my accepted article about recurrent Brain meningioma, in Paris 2018. I am speaker of Annual Congress on Neurology and Neuroscience (EuroNeurology 2019) for my accepted article on Brain stroke and meningioma held in paris,2019. My article on trigeminal neuralgia secondary to Brain tumor was accepted for oral presentation inWorld Brain Congress in Dubai,2018 as Honorable speaker. My article on pulmonary physiotherapy and rehabilitation related to Brain tumor surgery was accepted for oral presentation in 6th World Congress on Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation held in Dubai,2018. One of my works on diabetes and fatty liver as a scientific article has been accepted in 4th International Conference on Diabetes and Its Treatments at Dubai 2018 for oral presentation and publication and another one is about fatty liver and metabolism has been accepted for oral and poster presentation in International Conference of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Thailand 2018 as Honorable speaker. I am speaker of International Conference on Obesity and Chronic diseases, 2018 in Dubai. My article on fatty liver and vascular disorders was accepted for oral presentation in 6th World Congress on Hypertension and Public Health in France, 2018. I am as well, Organizing Committee Member in International Conference of Obesity and Diet Imbalance in Indonesia, 2018 with accepted article on nutrition and fatty liver for oral presentation. My article on vascular disorders and ischemic heart disease was accepted for oral presentation in Global Congress on Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology held in Dubai, 2019. I am speaker of 7th International Conference on Hypertension and Healthcare in Finland, 2019, for my accepted article on vascular disorders related to fatty liver. I am invited Organizing Committee Member in 3rd International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia held in London,2019. As distinguished speaker, my article has been accepted for oral presentation in 22th International Conference on New Horizons in Cardiology and Cardiologist Education held in Berlin, Germany 2019. I am speaker of 12th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal disorders in London 2019, for my accepted article about discopathy secondary to brucellosis. I am speaker and Organizing Committee Member of 6th International Conference on Rare Disease and Orphan Drug 2019 in Dubai, for my accepted article about rare type of peptic ulcer. My article on psoriasis related to fatty liver was accepted for oral presentation in International Dermatology Conference: Skin and Body, held in Indonesia, 2018 as distinguished speaker. I am Organizing Committee Member of Annual Conference on Neurology and Neuroscience (EuroNeurology 2019) held in France. I am Organizing Committee Member (OCM) of pulsus group conferences in the field of Heart and Cardiology: - OCM of 5th International conference on vascular Biology and Surgeons Meeting London, 2019. - OCM of 2nd Global Heart congress, Osaka, Japan, 2019. - OCM of Global Congress on cardiology and International cardiology, Dubai, 2019. As well, I received organizing committee membership of 15th International conference on Metabolomics and systems Biology Japan. I am organizing committee member of World Congress on cancer science and therapy Rome, Italy. I am organizing committee member of world highest rank conferences in the field of neuroscience: - OCM of Global Experts Meeting on Advances in neurology and neuropsychiatry, Melbourne, 2019. - OCM of European Neurology congress Venice, Italy, 2019. - OCM of International conference on Addictive Disorders and Alcoholism, Brisbane, 2019. - OCM of 5th Global Experts Meeting on Parkinsons, Huntington's and Movement disorders, Japan. With honor I received Organizing Committee membership of 4th World congress on pediatric Neurology and pediatric surgery, Auckland. In the field of Neuroscience, I am Organizing committee member of 4th Annual conference on Brain Disorders, Neurology and Therapeutics, Spain.In scientific federation on Neuroscience, I achieved organizing committee membership of multiple conferences: - OCM of 30th Edition of International conference on Neurology and Neuroscience, Singapore and OCM of Alzheimer's and parkinsons conference, France, 2019. I am distinguished speaker and organizing committee member of 12th International conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders, London. As well, I am organizing committee member of International conference on Central nervous System and Neurological Surgeons, London, 2019.