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Zulfiqar Bhutta

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta FRS

Fellow


Elected: 2020

Biography

Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta is the Robert Harding Inaugural Chair in Global Child Health & Policy at the Centre for Global Child Health, Toronto and the Distinguished University Professor and Founding Director of its Institute for Global Health & Development at the Aga Khan University, unique joint appointments. Dr Bhutta was the Founding Chair of the National Research Ethics Committee of the Government of Pakistan from 2003-2014 and a member of the UN Secretary General’s Independent Expert Review Group for monitoring global progress in maternal and child health MDGs (2011-2015).

Dr Bhutta is one of the most highly cited academics in global health and has been ranked among the top 1% of Highly Cited Researchers globally. He is a recipient of the WHO Family Health award, the World Academy of Sciences award in Medical Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. He leads large research groups based in Canada and Pakistan with a special interest in research synthesis, scaling up evidence based interventions in community settings and implementation research in difficult circumstances and conflict settings.

Professional positions

Robert Harding Inaugural Chair in Global Child Health & Policy, Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Distinguished University Professor and Founding Director, Institute for Global Health and Development, Aga Khan University

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