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Zulfiqar Bhutta

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta FRS


Elected: 2020


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

, Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
, Centre for Global Child Health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
, Institute for Global Health and Development, Aga Khan University

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