The Board of Directors, PPHI Sindh.
|Mr. Fazal ur Rehman (Chairman)
Mr. Fazal-ur- Rehman is a retired civil servant who joined the civil service in 1972 and served for thirty-eight years. He received a Master’s degree in International Relations and General History from Karachi University and also attended the University of Connecticut (USA) for graduation. Mr. Fazal-ur- Rehman has served as a Federal Secretary in various ministries including Ports & Shipping and Manpower Division. He has served as the Accountant General Sindh, Chairman Training Corporation of Pakistan and the Controller General of Accounts, Government of Pakistan. He also served as the Finance Secretary, Sindh and Chief Secretary, Sindh and retired in Grade 22. Mr. Fazal-ur- Rehman has remained actively involved in PPHI since 2007 and continues to play a key role in shaping the organization’s vision and setting its policies.
|Mr. Tasneem Siddique (Member)
Mr. Tasneem Siddique is a retired civil servant (CSP 1965) and a senior board member of PPHI Sindh. He holds an M.A. in Political Science and an M.A. in English Literature from Sindh University. He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. During his career in the civil service, Mr. Tasneem Siddique held some key positions including those of Secretary Industries, Addl. Chief Secretary (Local Govt.), Secretary Public Health Engineering, Chief Secretary Sindh, DG Excise & Taxation & DG Sindh Katchi Abaadi Authority. In addition to being a senior board member of PPHI, Mr. Tasneem Siddique is currently serving as Chairman of ‘Saiban’, a project for housing of low-income individuals and ‘Orangi Charitable Trust.’ He is also involved in several other notable NGOs.
|Muhammad Nazar Memon (Member)
Mr. Nazar Memon obtained a Master’s degree in Economics from Karachi University and a Master’s degree in Regional Planning from Clark University, Worcester (USA). He also obtained a diploma in Regional Planning from UNCRD, Japan and a diploma in Child Health from Child Health Institute in London (UK). Mr. Nazar Memon’s work experience includes working for the UNICEF in areas pertaining to social planning, women and children. He has served as the Deputy Head of UNICEF (Karachi Office) and Head of their Peshawar office. He has also assisted the Agha Khan Health Foundation in evaluation of their community based health program. In UNICEF, Mr. Memon also gained international experience in monitoring of community-based in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Africa. He has also served as the Program Coordinator in Yemen and Papua New Guinea for Women’s Development issues in the social sector. After UNICEF, Mr. Memon joined UNDP and closely worked on World Bank funded projects for devolution in Pakistan. Mr. Memon also served as the CEO of Sindh Rural Support Organization from 2005-2008 and currently serves on the board of PPHI Sindh and several boards of rural support programs.
|Mr. Farooq Haroon (Member)
Mr. Farooq Haroon is a retired civil servant (CSP 1970) and a senior board member of PPHI Sindh. His qualifications include Master of Arts in History from Punjab University, Honours School in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University, Master of Arts from Oxford University and a Master in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands. During service, he served in several important positions including the position of the Principal Secretary to Governor Punjab, Home Secretary, Secretary Finance as well as Secretary Planning & Development in Government of Punjab. Mr. Farooq Haroon has also served as the CEO of Punjab Rural Support Program (2001-2008) and the National Program Director for PPHI (2008-2013). Currently, he works in an advisory capacity for the Board of Sarhad Rural Support Program regarding primary healthcare. He is also part of a Core Group of PTI for developing policies in education, health, gender and local governance.
|Dr. Sulaiman Shaikh (Member)
Dr. Sulaiman Shaikh is a senior board member whose qualifications include MBBS, MCPS in Anesthesiology (Pak.), Fellowship (Colombo Plan- Singapore) and PDM (Asian Institute of Management). He is a member of the Board of Directors in several notable organizations including Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy, Sindh Rural Support Organization and Sindhi Language Authority. He has also served as the Chairperson of Thardeep Rural Development Program and the Chairman Board of Trustees of Sindh Rural Support Program. Dr. Shaikh was also the founding member Sindh Graduates Multipurpose Society and Mehran Educational Foundation. In the field of medicine, he has contributed significantly in anesthesiology and acupuncture. He is currently the Secretary to the Board of Trustees at SZABIST and remains involved in various other voluntary and philanthropic projects.
|Dr. Saeed Qureshi (Member)
Dr. Saeed Qureshi has an MBBS degree from Dow Medical College, Karachi, FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) and FCPS from College of Physicians and Surgeons (Pakistan). Dr. Qureshi has held numerous notable positions as medical faculty. He served as the Medical Superintendent of Civil Hospital for eight years. He was nominated to government organizations in various capacities including Chairman, Board of Management, SMBB Trauma Centre, Karachi; Director, PPHI Sindh; Member, Sindh Healthcare Commission; Member, Health Advisory Board – Private Public Partnership; and Member Selection Board, Jinnah Sindh Medical University, Karachi. Dr. Qureshi is presently serving as the Meritorious Professor of Surgery and Vice Chancellor Dow University of Health Sciences.
|Mr. Mushtaq Shah (Member)
Mr. Mushtaq Shah is a retired civil servant belonging to the 9th Common. His qualifications include an M.Com. and a diploma in public administration from the University of Sindh. Mr. Mushtaq Shah started his career in the Police Service of Pakistan in 1981 and retired in 2012. During this time, he held some key positions including those of IG Sindh, IG Prisons, Chairman Anti-Corruption and the Chief Security Officer to the Prime Minister. Currently, he is serving as a board member of PPHI Sindh and Alpha Insurance.
|Dr. Nighat Shah (Member)
Dr. Nighat Shah hold an MBBS, MCPS, FCPS and MRCOG (UK). She is currently working as a consultant gynecologist at Agha Khan University Hospital where she teaches and trains undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also a senior consultant at the Sindh Institute of Reproductive Medicine and visiting faculty at Ziauddin Hospital. Dr. Nighat Shah has more than twenty years of clinical experience of saving mothers/ neonates and improving mothers’ health. She also worked in Murshid Hospital, located in an underprivileged area of Karachi, where she helped save lives of high risk pregnant women.
|Dr. Riaz Ahmed Memon (Chief Executive Officer)
Dr. Riaz Memon is a civil servant from the Pakistan Administrative Service (20th CTP). He obtained a Master’s degree in Health Economics, Policy and Management from the London School of Economics, UK and also a Master’s in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries from LSE, UK. He also holds an EMBA from Preston University, Master’s in Economics and MBBS from University of Sindh, Jamshoro and LLB from Karachi University. Dr. Riaz has twenty-seven years’ experience in the public sector and has remained the CEO of PPHI Sindh for nine years. Through establishing PPHI Sindh, Dr. Riaz innovated and operationalized the concept of Government-NGO partnership in the delivery of health care services in Sindh. Owing to Dr. Riaz’s leadership, PPHI has expanded its services beyond its mandate, providing 24-hour BHUs, appointing female medical officers in rural areas, establishing a healthcare database, introducing family planning services, pioneering Kangaroo-mother care in Pakistan and successfully carrying out child immunization in parts of Sindh. Dr. Riaz has also served in senior civil service positions, including the Secretary to the Chief Minister, Commissioner Hyderabad, Program Director, Decentralization, Deputy Commissioner, Dadu and Additional Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Sindh.