Professional Roles

Government of Pakistan Candidate, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (2015) Member, National Commission on Science and Technology (2014-present) Member Board of Governors, Benazir Income Support Program (2014-present) Member, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (2016-present) Member, High Court of Pakistan’s Commission on Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (2015) Chair, Ministry of Finance’s Task Force on…

Awards and Distinctions

Academic Honours & Distinctions Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Pakistan, 2005 Rockefeller Foundation’s Innovation Award, 2011 Medical Mission Hall of Fame; Toledo, Ohio; 2011 European Society Population Science Award, 2005 International Biographical Centre, Cambridge accolades: (International Health Professional of the Year 2007 and 2010; International Biographical Center, Woman of the year for 2010; IBC lifetime Achievement Award, 2010; DG’s…

Dr. Sania Nishtar’s biography

Dr. Sania Nishtar’s wide-ranging experience Dr. Sania Nishtar, best known for her bold and transformational leadership in health, is a prominent candidate for Director-General of the World Health Organization. A combination of high-level experience in government, civil society and in multilateral institutions, as well as her background as a physician, scientist and thought leader on…