development work


Staff motivation and community mobilisation using the arts for the Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) roll out campaign, Ministry of Health, Pakistan.


Arts-based psychosocial support and capacity building for health care providers from the Ministry of Health, Sindh, Pakistan. In collaboration with UNICEF, Pakistan.

Psychosocial support and stigma prevention for quarantined people in Sindh as a mental health response related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A UNICEF funded project run in collaboration with CPPD Counselling School, Karachi, Pakistan.


In-depth interviews and Focus group discussions with boys as part of the ODI study, funded by DFID and in collaboration with The Aga Khan University on violence against woman (focus on masculinity and inter-personal violence)


Conducted “Organizational Review using arts“, South Asia Partnership, Lahore, Pakistan.



Development of student book and trainers pack for Community Workers called “ Arts and Community Health” as part of the Diploma Course in Community Art

Part of technical team for baseline survey (qualitative research) in DEZA-funded “Citizens Actions for Peace and Development” in tribal areas in Pakistan , Islamabad, Pakistan


Conducted qualitative data analysis and contributed to report on Baseline Survey of Information Dissemination, Access, Gap and Needs for the “Media for Early Recovery Project” in 6 districts in Pakistan

Provided technical input (and editing of report) for the USAID funded study “Social and Legal Response to Rape in Pakistan” under the Gender Equity Programme (concept, research proposal, tools and report writing)

Conducted a real time evaluation for Merlin’s 2010 flood response towards developing a longer term vision for Merlin Pakistan and London HQ



Conducted orientation sessions for staff on disaster management and participatory community disaster preparedness. South Asia Partnership, Lahore, Pakistan

Developed concept (with methodology, work-plan and TORs) for “Model Healthy Villages” for flood affected districts in Pakistan (the project will be implemented in four sites). South Asia Partnership, Lahore, Pakistan

Developed report from secondary and primary data on “Health Facility Vulnerability in Pakistan”. Ministry of Health (NHEPPR), Pakistan

Co-authored report (with Dr. Marium Malick, Advisor Disabilities, Pakistan) titled, “Establishing rehabilitation services for post-polio cases in Afghanistan- mission report”. As a result of an initial proposal developed in 2007(worth 30,00 US dollars) which was subsequently used to advocate for, and initiate a similar project in Yemen and Afghanistan

Took part as panel expert for HIV/AIDS as a social issue in the cultural programme as part of the International HIV/AIDS conference . Screened short film on Theater for Development in Museums Quartier, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria

Developed and facilitated workshop on “Critical review of medical literature” for Master of Public Health Students, Health Services Academy, Islamabad



Developed M&E system and assisted with strategic/institutional development. Gruene Blume Schweiz, Switzerland

Developed and facilitated five-day course titled, “Essentials of Project Management for NGOs”, NGO Management School, Geneva, Switzerland

Coordinated critical review and developed report on health cluster response in IDP crisis titled: “Overview of health cluster interventions in humanitarian response to IDPs, NWFP, Pakistan- July 2008 to July 2009, WHO, Pakistan

Designed and coordinated “Impact assessment of Female Welfare Worker (FWW) trainings” by Aahung for Ministry of Population Welfare, Pakistan

Team leader for health performance mapping of 10 State Ministries of Health under the MDTF- “Technical Assistance to Health Priorities”. LATH/Ministry of Health, Southern Sudan


Conducted evaluation of CERF funded “Emergency health interventions and outbreak response and control in flood affected areas” and developed lessons learnt through participatory methodology , WHO, Pakistan

Developed concept, guidelines, tools, manual and Log Frame Analysis for health and nutrition sentinel site surveillance system and conducted training sessions for over 20 staff.

Conducted assessment of M&E system, capacity strengthening and development of outcome indicators (as part of Short Course on International Health Consultancies) Sahir House, Liverpool, UK

Conducted qualitative study: Perceptions of health among asylum seekers from Afghanistan in Zurich, Switzerland (presented at the Swiss Public Health Conference, September 2008 and accepted for ECO Health Conference, Mexico City, December 2008)

Designed and coordinated “Household Indigenous KAP survey on scabies, ARI and diarrheoa in earthquake affected districts of Pakistan”, WHO, Islamabad, Pakistan

Developed monograph for Global Fund funded anti-retroviral (ARV) project roll out, Islamabad, Pakistan