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Dr. Ayesha Babar Kawish


MBBS, MPH, M.Sc,
PhD Public Health Scholar QAU
Associate Professor & Head

Dr. Ayesha Babar Kawish is a medical doctor and a Public health specialist. She has practiced Medicine and Paedriatics with outdoor visits to see patients around Rawalpindi, Quetta and Gilgit for nearly ten years. Health education sessions were a regular feature in villages around Gilgit and Hunza and to soldier wives in Kohat. Her years of clinical experience working in Paedritics and Medicine motivated her to do MSPH and since then has pursued Public Health. Her Academic teaching experience includes lectureship in Foundation Medical college Rawalpindi, CMH Lahore Medical College and Khyber Medical University institute of medical sciences Kohat. Her role was to conduct public health projects, camps and campaigns related with different modules of Public Health and creating community awareness with walks and celebrations of Public Health days. She developed community health museum in CMH Lahore medical college. Her participation in National and International Public Health conferences, seminars and capacity building workshops has polished her into a seasoned Public Health Professional. In addition of her Master's in Public Health and MSC community health and nutrition she is certified from form Stanford University, USA for scientific paper writing and statistics in medicine .Her research domain includes Public Health Evaluations (Evaluation of Tuberculosis DOTS Program and Reasons for Failure of Polio Eradication Program in KPK Pakistan) , MNCH and Health systems. Designing and Implementation of Epidemiological Studies, Meta-analysis and Ecological Studies.

Dr. Ayesha is also member of many medical and public health journals reviewer of board. She has been affiliated with HEC inspection team for University status in some Public Health institutions. She is a PhD Scholar in Quaid-i-Azam University, visiting fellow, paper setter and examiner in various undergraduate and post graduate medical and public health institutes. Dr. Ayesha represents Al-Shifa School of Public Health in various forums like International Conferences, Sustainable developmental policy institute. Sun Academia and Nutrition international, Allama iqbal open university. As a PhD scholar is attached with Health Policy Think Tank with Ministry of National Health Services and Regulation, Islamabad. Dr. Ayesha believes and encourages in nurturing students to be a public health professionals by career counseling and best public health practices.