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Dr Zafar Mirza

Dr. Zafar Mirza has served as Director |Health System Development at the World Health Organization Regional Office in Cairo.

Assigning health at the federal level to a top expert in the field with years of experience of working in the health sector in Pakistan and at regional and global level augurs well for the reform agenda promised by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The new incumbent has the vision, capacity and capability to introduce and implement sweeping reforms in health to fulfill commitment made by the Prime Minister.

Until yesterday Dr. Zafar Mirza was serving at the post of Director Health System Development at World Health Organization Regional Office for Eastern Mediterranean based in Cairo Egypt which was responsible for 22 countries spread over Middle East, North Africa and Western Africa.

The post portfolio cover Universal Health Coverage, Primary Healthcare, health governance and financing, health workforce development, Integrated health service delivery, pharmaceuticals and health technologies.