Personal profile




2022-present: Research Associate in Health Economics
2020-2022: Health Economist at Clinical Tropial Medicine, Heidelberg University
2019-2020: SDGs Advisor at FAO, Islamabad
2018- Research Visitor at Department of Health Sciences, University of York



  • 2005 - Masters in Economics, Punjab University, Pakistan (2004 - 2005)
  • 2014 - M-Phil in Economics, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (2011 - 2014)
  • 2019- PhD in Economics, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (2014-2019) 

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Health Economics Study Group (HESG)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • health economics
  • Applied Micro econometrics


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