- Infectious Diseases Specialist
- Public Health Nutrition Learning for Health Workers
- Training for Health
- HIV and STI and SRH
- Epidemiology and Biostatics
- Public Health Policy Analysis
Dr. Naqibullah Hamdard, physician, Global Health Expert, Project Manager, Data Analyst, Leadership Development Professional, Clinical Researcher including clinical trials, Health Care Management, Quality Improvement, and Infectious Diseases Specialist.
Dr. Naqibullah Hamdard serves as Director of National AIDS and Hepatitis Control Program in Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan.
Dr. Naqibullah Hamdard is a medical doctor, completed Master of Science in International Health from Heidelberg University in Germany.
He is a fellow of Field Epidemiology Training Program-FETP from CDC Atalanta and completed a 2nd fellowship from Wageningen University in Netherlands.
Dr. Hamdard has many years of progress experience in public health.
He has worked as program manager, public health senior technical advisor, and program director in Polio Eradication Initiative, Management Sciences for Health, and Ministry of Public Health in communicable diseases control, health system strengthening, program management, health care quality improvement, health M and E and health information system.
Dr. Hamdard has also served as lecturer in Balkh Medical and Pharmacy Faculties.
He has published articles in Use of ICT for Development in health system, health information system for decision making, KAP in maternal health, men and women knowledge on mother’s health.
• MD Avicenna Medical Faculty, MSc. International Health from Heidelberg in Germany, MSc. in Applied Epidemiology from CDC, USA @ NIH Pakistan and HIV and Harm Reduction Global Fellow from Ukraine and Malaysia.
• Recipient of Global Inspiring Leader Award 2020 from global business leadership awards, UN compacts, and Chester Business School.
• CEO and Founder of Headway International Academy; Reviewer of Global Health Journals.
Masters of Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics , FETP, CDC, USA, and PK- ISB.
Masters of International Health, Global Health Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany.
Fellowship, HIV and Global Harm Reduction Academy, Ukraine, Kenya, and Malaysia.
Fellowship in Global Health, Civil and Research Development Foundation-CRDF, USA
Fellowship in Nutrition of People Living with HIV & AIDEs and Sexual Health, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Medical Doctor-MD, Avicenna Medical University.
Global Knowledge and Research Expert, GOPA Group, Frankfurt, Germany, providing technical assistance on health system strengthening in the CAREC region (Central Asia and the Caucasus), funded by ADB, extensively contributed to the CAREC Regional Health Strategy and Regional Investment Framework (Jan-22 until Present).
Lecturer, Webster International University, teaching innovative leadership and managing organizational strategies, part time, USA,
Lecturer, Tashkent Medical Academy-TMA, teaching public health, and health research, part time, Uzbekistan
Public Health Expert, GOPA Consultants, Regional Health Security, and HSS Project, Technical assistance on HSS to Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, the People’s Republic of China, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Funded by Asian Development Bank, focused on infectious diseases.
COVID-19 Program Expert, Alliance for Public health, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan, focused on access and safety of COVID-19 testing and vaccination in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, part-time.
Sexual and Reproductive/RMNCH Health, WHO-Switzerland, Global Focused on HIV, SRH, part time, South Asia and Afghanistan.
Sr. Consultant, mapping and organizational assessment, managing change and embracing the innovation of CSOs and NGOs working in HIV and RMNCH Sphere in Eastern Ukraine, UNDP.
Data Analysis Expert, focused on further analysis of MICS Data, UNICEF, Uzbekistan, part time, freelance.
SRH and HIV, WHO Technical Assistance Mechanism for HIV Sexual and Reproductive Health, secondary analysis of DHSS, freelance, Afghanistan.
Data Analysis Expert, Amplify Change Project, Oxfam, Canada, NOVIB.
Program Director, MoPH, HIV, Hepatitis, SRH, Managing Teams, Supervising Harm Reduction Services and Achieving Results Supported by UNDP and GF, Afghanistan.
Program Coordination Director, MoPH, Polio Eradication Initiative-PEI, Leading Donors Orientation, Stakeholders Coordination and Problem Solving, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Senior Author on developing national public nutrition learning package, Save the Children International, Afghanistan.
Program Manager, Health Leadership Development Program, MSH, Afghanistan.
Program Manager, Bakhtar Development Network (BDN), North Afghanistan, NGO.
Health Planning Expert, Crown Agents, NGO, Bangladesh.
Regional Coordinator United Nations Development Program (UNDP)-NPAD.
IFRC, ICRC, Health NETTPO, UNDP, NTP, Save the Children, Jack, OCCD, and SIDA.
Proposal applications for JACKs, OCCD, and others for GF
Proposal for French 5 % initiative focusing on TB and HIV co-infections.
HIV services proposal for GF.
Polio Emergency Response Bill Gates Foundation.
More than 20 research proposals.
Strategic Plans Developed
Hepatitis Elimination Strategic Plan in Afghanistan
Hepatitis Strategic Plan in Uzbekistan
Health Information System Strategic Plan in Ukraine
TB and HIV Surveillance M and E Guideline
CSO Strategic Plan in Central Asia.
Awards, Honors, and Scholarships
The Global Inspiring Leader Award, 2020 for Achievement in Global Health and Societies by ARCET Global, the University of Chester in the UK, and UN Compact.
The Global Inspiring Leadership Award, for Achievement in Humanitarian Project Development and Implementation Around the Globe by ARCET Global, the University of Chester in the UK, and UN Compact.
Judge at International Organization Resilience Award
Best Performance Management Award from Global Fund on HIV, TB, and Malaria.
Harmonized Services Improvement Awards.
German Academic Exchange Service DAAD Scholarship
NUFFIC, The Dutch Organization for Internationalization in Education Scholarship, (Certificates as requested)
Proficient in word processors, spreadsheets, databases, and statistical packages like EPI Info, STATA, and SPSS
Expert in analysis of big survey data including secondary analysis of Afghanistan, Bangladesh health survey.
Writer and editor for SAARC, Athens Public Health, Global Health Care Systems, and International HIV Journal
SPSS and STATA, HDN, Islamabad, Pakistan.
SPSS, EPI Info, and STATA (Statistical Analysis Software) by Health Development Network, India
Health Care Quality Improvement by Public Health Institute, Heidelberg
Health Project Evaluations by Sustainable Development Institute, ISB, Pakistan
Global Health Perception Surveys and Polls, Harvard University, USA
Health Care Quality and Accreditation, Heidelberg Global Health Institute, 2011.
Panelist, Facilitator, Speaker
Organized and Facilitated Many Webinars on SRH, leadership, and COVID for international organizations and Academia
The jury at Tashkent Medical Academy, International Olympiad 2021
Trainer of scientific writing international symposium requested by the president of Uzbekistan: Announcement! Headway and TMA – Tashkent Medical Academy, TMA, Tashkent
Leadership, management, and innovative course leader for Headway International Academy, www. headway-academy.UK.
As a distinguished speaker in the teaching process during COVID-19 in universities and high education institutes, Tashkent Medical Academy, Lithuania Medical University, and University of Applied Sciences in Finland
Teaching SPSS, research methods, and scientific writing at Tashkent Medical Academy,
Course leader of SPSS and Research Methods, Headway International Academy.
Served as an Organizing Member of the HIV and STI Global Symposium in London, UK.
Served as a Governance Board Member of SAARC, TB, and HIV STAC Center.
Served as a Panel Member of Global SRH Guideline for Mothers Living with HIV, WHO, EMRO.
Served as a Speaker at the Sexual Health Global Symposium in Zurich in Switzerland.
The Reviewer of SAARC HIV and TB Peer-Reviewed Journal.
The Reviewer of the Athens Journal of Public Health
The Reviewer of HIV and AIDS International Journal
• The Reviewer of Many Technical Documents including the WHO Global Guideline on Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of HIV-Positive Women.
Adjunct Faculty, Leadership, and Innovation, Webster University in Tashkent
Visiting associate professor with Tashkent Medical Academy Public Health School, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Visitor professor in the FETP program in Islamabad, Pakistan
Lectured the HIV and STI and SRH in Avicenna Medical Faculty, and Tashkent Medical Academy
Lectured and facilitated Epidemiology and Biostatics in Afghanistan and Pakistan’s FETP Programs.
Leadership, Management, and Proposal Development Curriculum and Training Materials for Health International Academy
Public Health Nutrition Learning Package for Health Workers, Youth Adolescents Health Situation Landscape, HIV Treatment, and Harm Reduction Guidelines (will be shared based on request.