Dr. Sarwar is a Medical Doctor and Public Health Professional. After completing MBBS, he has also completed the Master of Public Health (MPH) in year 2015. Has professional experience of more than 10 years, during which has been associated with multi sector development organization having health is one area of work, and Dr Sarwar managed and led the health related component. He has been engaged in project management, administration, program operations, project implementation (directly and with implementing through partners).
He has specifically working experience in prevention and control of infectious diseases, high burden and mortality diseases particularly, Nutrition, WASTAN, Mother and Child Health (MNCH), family planning, HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and occupational diseases.
At present, Dr. Sarwar is Sr. Program Manager - Health, at International Relief and Development (IRD) where the Sindh Community Mobilization Program (SCMP) is under implementation with the financial support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The SCMP is a major component of Sindh Basic Education Program. Dr Sarwar is leading nutrition SCMP, i.e. improving child nutrition, health and hygiene in selected communities and government schools through research that informs innovation and good practice. Earlier to IRD/SCMP, he has been professionally engaged with Jhpiego (affiliate program of Johns Hopkins University) to execute the MNCH services Component 2 of Maternal and child health integrated Program, funded by USAID, and also worked as Regional Coordinator with Bridge Consultants Foundation, to implement the GFTAM (TB- Component).
During his career, Dr. Sarwar has additionally acquire the competencies and skills including stakeholders management, such as linkage development with health department at District, regional and province level), team work and counseling, office administration and management.