Sania Nishtar

Sania Nishtar
  • Founding President
    Heartfile

Graduate, medical school; Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians; PhD, Kings College. Currently, Founder, Pakistan's Health Policy Forum; Founding President, Heartfile. Former Federal Minister of Education, Health and Science, Pakistan, Member of the Board, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. Chair, Pakistan Lancet Series on Health Reform. Member: Clinton Global Initiative; Global Agenda Council on Well-being & Mental Health, World Economic Forum; Oxford Vision 2020 initiative; Working Group on Private Sector in Health Systems, Rockefeller Foundation. Adviser, World Health Organization. Trustee, International Union for Health Promotion. Published author. Recipient of awards: Sitara-e-Imtiaz, Pakistan; Population Science Award, European Societies; International Health Professional of the Year, Cambridge Biographical Centre (2007). Interests: health systems reform, governance, corruption, public-private relationships, reorienting priorities in health, global health.