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    • Brief Profile of Dr.Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed Introduction Dr.Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed is renowned Pakistani Community Development Specialist, Writer and dedicated backer of the human rights cum empowerment of the marginalized communities of Pakistan. And he is credited for pioneering health, education and poverty alleviation services in the remotest areas of the country. He is chief Executive of HANDS which is the largest NGO of Pakistan, providing services to more than 25 million populations of more than 42000 villages in 29 districts from 29 organization offices in the 03 provinces of the country. Dr.Shaikh Tanveer also directed many programs & Projects of HANDS such as MARVI, NARI,ISAR, FALAH, RCC and these brain child programs & projects of Dr.Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed received recognition at national & international due to provision of services to deprived communities of Pakistan. Dr.Shaikh is fluent in almost 06 languages and dialects. Apart from many scholarly books and articles, he also published many researches on the platform of HANDS. Early Life Dr.Shaikh was born on 15th July 1956 in Karachi He was among the five sons and three daughters of Shaikh Muhammad Sabir & Madam Sugra Begum. His father, a Pakistan Railway Employee, was inspired by the reformist thinking of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. In his early age, Dr.Shaikh's parents introduced him to the poetry of Muhammad Iqbal & Shah Abdul Latif Bhatti, the speeches of Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. This upbringing influenced his interest in historical as well as contemporary social & economic affairs. Dr.Shaikh attended Hussani Ibrahim Foundation School at Karachi and completed his matriculation in 1973. Got admission for Intermediate in AdamJee Science Collage and completed in 1975. He read science subjects for getting admission in MBBS for to be Doctor and
    • succeeded to get admission in Dow Medical College in 1975 and he completed his Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.B.S) from Dow in 1983. Having passed MBBS qualified PCS & joined Health department Government of Sindh as 17th Grade Officer and he worked there therefore he was deputed in USAID by Government of Sindh he worked there almost two years. He went to USA after resignation of Government Job for Fellowship in Reproductive Health and Family Planning Program from Public Health Institute Santa Cruz, CA - USA. But he realized in USA that he should serve poor and deprived people of his country because they need his services. Therefore he came to back Pakistan & joined HANDS as Executive Coordinator & till now he has been leading HANDS as Chief Executive in 29 district of the country Dr.Shaikh married Madam Uzma Tanveer (Educationist ). Together, being follower of family planning they have two children daughter ( Dr.Misha Tanveer ) and a son ( Mahaz Tanveer ). Responsibilities and Achievements:  Strategic Program planning and policy implementation.  Coordination among field staff (>200), Community based volunteers (800), the executive committee (16 members) and different organizational activities.·        Monitoring / evaluation / teaching / trainings / Report / project proposal writing / research and fund raising.· Development of Training material, Curriculum designing.· Networking with CBOs, NGOs, Lines Department, and Donors· Development of Publications, News letters.· Organized, designed and conducted hundreds of training workshops for different levels health Care Providers.· Community based and research oriented Project management.· Worked as consultant for different NGOs / UN Agencies, Unicef & WHO. He has conducted more than 60 Researches and evaluations from the platform of HANDS. Conducted many baseline studies for the proposed interventions, implemented action research projects, conducted post project evaluations and mid-term reviews. Few of the studies were internal evaluations. Many of the research studies were conducted for other NGOs I have presented more than 30 papers in National & International forums. Following is the brief profile of these researches.  Qualitative research on “Maternal and child health & Nutrition”, was conducted during the year 1997-98 on national level by The Asia Foundation with collaboration of Mother Care and Unicef. HANDS was one of the partner NGOs who were extensively involved in the study. The study was conducted in all four provinces of Pakistan. As a follow up the IEC material and training modules regarding promotion of Maternal & child health and Nutrition were developed and disseminated to NGOs.
    •  An Action research project on “Improvement of sick childhood case management by general practitioners” in rural Malir district Karachi, was implemented in 1998, with collaboration of The Aga Khan University Hospital and BASICS/USAID. During this one year project, the general practitioners were trained in standard childhood case management and were periodically monitored by project team and community members to assess the improvement in the practices. The community awareness was conducted in all communities to educate them regarding the standard case management. As a follow up a major campaign was launched to reduce the irrational use of injection practice, to promote safe injection practice and to promote preventive measure from transmission of Hepatitis B & C. The Hepatitis B vaccination camps were organized in rural Malir with support of Local district government and health departments. Dr. Inayet H. Thaver played key role in the study.  Conducted research study on “Reducing Maternal Mortality by NGO –Community Partnership”, in Taluka Hala, District Hyderabad, Sindh, as a baseline for the three duration project Funded by The Aga Khan Foundation. Dr. Bazmi Inam was the Principal Investigator and Chairman of Department of Community Health Sciences Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi.  Conducted research on “Awareness of General Practitioners in Sukkur district regarding HIV/AIDS”, during the year 2000.  The action research project was implemented for three years (2002 – 4) on “Sustainable Reproductive Health Services Initiatives” in district Thatta. The Baseline study and Post Project Evaluation were conducted. The project was funded by TVO/ EC.  Conducted research study in 2004, on “Effects of drought on human life, nutrition of women and children, livestock and agriculture; and issues of food security in district Kharan, Balochistan”. The study was collaborated and funded by Islamic Relief and European Commission of Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). As a follow up and according to the recommendations the interventions project was extended for next two years.  Conducted research in 2005-6, on “Women’s Reproductive Health Care Situation in District Rahim Yar Khan”. The study included the Health facilities assessment, LHWs assessment and need assessment of the communities for reproductive health services. The study was collaborated by MCWAK and funded by UNFPA. Following the study information the interventions were implemented in the all four talukas of district Rahim Yar Khan.  Conducted Participatory Mid-Term Review of Pakistan Initiatives for Mothers And Newborn project of Six NGOs in Sindh, Feb – April 2007.
    •  An Operation Research project was implemented in district Dadu under New Approaches for Reproductive Health Initiatives as “Output Based Aid” Voucher scheme to improve status of Provision of EmONC services, funded by TACMIL/USAID, from Oct 2008-Nov 2009.  Operation Research project “Improve Reproductive Health and Family Planning in marginalized communities of Sindh, Pakistan, through viable and demonstrable initiatives”, in district Umerkot, implemented from Oct 2007 – Sep 2010, funded by The David & Lucile Packard Foundation  Operation Research project “Strengthening of FLCF as Basic EmONC care facility (BHU) Wahi Pandhi, District Dadu (2 years project – July 2006-June 2008) funded by PAIMAN/USAID.  HANDS conducted an external evaluation of READ Foundation in Azad`Jammu & Kashmir in Nov-Dec 2007. Evaluation checklist, questionnaire and guidelines were used for the assessment and review of existing status and progress of the organization and its intervention units in perspective of the mission of the organization.  Conducted research in 2005-6, on “Women’s Reproductive Health Care Situation in District Rahim Yar Khan”. The study included the 12 Health facilities assessment, 100 LHWs assessment and need assessment of the communities for reproductive health services. The study was collaborated by MCWAK and funded by UNFPA. Following the study information the interventions were implemented in the all four talukas of district Rahim Yar Khan.  Conducted research study in 2004, on “Effects of drought on human life, nutrition of women and children, livestock and agriculture; and issues of food security in district Kharan, Balochistan”. The study was collaborated and funded by Islamic Relief and European Commission of Humanitarian Aid (ECHO). The sample size was comprised of 450 House Hold randomly selected Survey. As a follow up and according to the recommendations the interventions project was extended for next two years.  The action research project was implemented for three years (2002 – 4) on “Sustainable Reproductive Health Services Initiatives” in district Thatta. The Baseline study and Post Project Evaluation were conducted. The project was funded by TVO/ EC.  Qualitative research on “Maternal and child health & Nutrition”, was conducted during the year 1997-98 on national level by The Asia Foundation with collaboration of Mother Care and Unicef. HANDS was one of the partner NGOs who were extensively involved in the study. The study was conducted in all four provinces of Pakistan. As a follow up the IEC material and training modules regarding promotion of Maternal & child health and Nutrition were developed and disseminated to NGOs.
    •  An Action research project on “Improvement of sick childhood case management by general practitioners” in rural Malir district Karachi, was implemented in 1998, with collaboration of The Aga Khan University Hospital and BASICS/USAID. During this one year project, the general practitioners were trained in standard childhood case management and were periodically monitored by project team and community members to assess the improvement in the practices. The community awareness were conducted in all communities to educate them regarding the standard case management. As a follow up a major campaign was launched to reduce the irrational use of injection practice, to promote safe injection practice and to promote preventive measure from transmission of Hepatitis B & C. The Hepatitis B vaccination camps were organized in rural Malir with support of Local district government and health departments. Dr. Inayet H. Thaver played key role in the study.  Conducted Operation research study on “Reducing Maternal Mortality by NGO – Community Partnership”, in Taluka Hala, District Hyderabad, Sindh, as a baseline for the three duration project Funded by The Aga Khan Foundation. Dr. Bazmi Inam was the Principal Investigator and Chairman of Department of Community Health Sciences Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi.  Conducted research on “Awareness of General Practitioners in Sukkur district regarding HIV/AIDS”, during the year 2000. Since September 1991 to September to 1993: as"Coordinator" Provincial Child Survival Training Unit at Department of Pediatrics, Dow Medical College & Civil Hospital (A Project of USAID). Since July 1st 1989 to September 1991 as Physician at Diarrhoea training Unit, Department of Paediatrics, Dow Medical College & Civil Hospital Karachi. (USAID funded nationwide project running in collaboration with UNICEF, WHO, Ministry of Health Pakistan and National Institute of Health Islamabad Pakistan). Since July, 1987 to June, 1988 as Provincial FSMO (field supervisory medical officer) I have worked for EPI/CDD as field supervisory medical officer (FSMO) at the provincial head office Since13th September 1987 to 31st June 1988worked as medical officer at taluka hospital Hala district Hyderabad (Sindh-Pakistan).
    • Since14th February 1983 to 13th September 1987 as Clinician in following positions:  As registrar at Paediatric Depart Civil Hospital Karachi.  As Casualty Medical officer & Registrar at a Private Hospital.  As Intern in department of Medicine & Surgery of Dow Medical College & Civil Hospital Karachi.                 INTERNATIONAL EXPERIANCE: Invited in dozens of international Conferences as follows: December 2000, participated in Peoples Health Assembly (PHA) at savor Dacca Bangladesh. December 1998, participated in 4th Asia Pacific Conference of NGOs Committee on World Bank at Bangkok Thai Land. 11-14 December 1996 "Asia Pacific Regional consultation on Quality of Health Care Services" at Madurai Madras India by Consumer international(CI- Malaysia) & FEDCOT (Federation of Consumers Organization Tamil Nado India). June 24 - 29 1996 " Common Wealth Workshop on Public NGO Partnership" at Botswana by Common Wealth foundation. "14th World Congress Montpelier France" from September 26-30 1994 Organized by Consumer International London. Feb 1990 to April 1995 as volunteer coordinator of "HEALTH ACTION INTERNATIONAL" Penang Malaysia. Assignment was to run a campaign for the promotion of rational use of drug. March 31, 1994 “1st National Consumers Workshop" with collaboration of International Organization of Consumers Union (Malaysia) and The Network (Islamabad) on February 6 & 7 Conducted Two days "National Workshop On Rational Use of Drugs in Children & Role Of Mass Media" from the Platform of HAI on 1993 funded by Consumers International Malaysia. April 24 to 29 1992 represented Pakistan in a International meeting of Health Action International at Geneva. 8-12, June 1992 represented Pakistan in Health Ministry Officials workshop held at Colombo Srilanka Presented The paper "On Pakistan National Drugs Policy" 12-13 June 1992 represented Pakistan and Chair the session of the Asian meeting of ARDA ( Action for Rational Drugs in Asia) at Colombo Srilanka. I was also made responsible to monitor the code of ethics followed by the breast milk substitute companies by International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Penang Malaysia. PUBLICATIONS: Published Thesis in Master’s " An enquiry in to the prescribing practices of General Practitioners of Karachi " in 1994. Co-author of the booklet for the doctors and other health workers on "A MANUAL OF CHILD SURVIVAL MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES" published in February 1994.
    •    Co-author of the booklet for the family Physicians on "Diarrhoea management in children" published in February 1994. Co-author of a textbook name "Community Medicine by Prof. Mohammad Ilyas et.all" published in 1993. Several "Health education material" are on my credit use in promotion of Reproductive Health, Adolescent Reproductive health, breast feeding, ARI & CDD Programs.