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Dr. Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed


Dr. Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed is the Chairperson of LRF. He is Chief Executive of the leading nonprofit organization HANDS (Health And Nutrition Development Society). He is a medical graduate, holding Master’s in Public Health. He has done his fellowship from Public Health Institute Santa Cruz California. His unique experience of working as Public Health Educationist and Development specialist is spread in a canvas of thirty years, during this period he has been working with a donor agency (USAIDS), Public sector (Health Department-Government of Sindh) and a National Non-Governmental Organization (HANDS). His distinctive job position has exposed him to enormous understanding of grass roots realities and the National & International policies forum. His 20 years of consistent leadership of HANDS has developed it in to a fascinating integrated development model, working in 24 districts of Pakistan with staff strength of nearly 2000.

More than 25 papers are on his credentials, presented in international conferences, held in different countries. He is also the writer of 23 publications on Development & Public health issues.