Summary

Dr. Sarwar is a Medical Doctor and Public Health Professional. After completing MBBS, he has also completed the Master of Public Health (MPH) in the year 2015. Dr. Sarwar 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 Advisor - Health, at Blumont, Inc. previously 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 the Sindh Basic Education Program. Dr. Sarwar is a leading nutrition component of Sindh Community Mobilization Program (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 Blumont, Inc. (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 acquired the competencies and skills including stakeholders management, such as linkage development with health department at District, regional and province level), teamwork and counseling, office administration and management. Moreover, Dr. Sarwar has passion and motivation to work and serve the communities at the grassroots level, build relationships with the public and private institution, and use the advocacy as an approach for development.

Projects

Public Private Mix (PPM) TB - DOTs
Mother and child integrated Program (MCHIP)
Community Mobilization Profram

Experience

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Advisor Health
International Relief and Development (IRD)/ Blumont
Oct 2018 - Present | Karachi, Pakistan

Working as a focal person to coordinate with partners for Nutrition Component related all activities implemented by CMP and manage the subcontract. Advisor Health will be responsible for coordinating regular progress meetings with the subcontractor.
Oversee the implementation of programmatic strategies, campaigns, messages, and activities for CMP’s health and nutrition component.
Support CMP’s strategies and activities for its cross-cutting theme Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) and contribute to the development of best means of mainstreaming this cross-cutting theme within CMP’s program activities.
Participate and engage in CMP Senior Management Team meetings.
Coordinate work plans and tasks with the CMP Senior Management Team to ensure seamless, integrated implementation of CMP’s health and nutrition component activities with CMP’s community mobilization activities and the other program activities.
Data analysis in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation team.
Establish and liaise with SBEP partners, private and public stakeholders, and technical counterparts to ensure effective implementation.
Under the guidance of the DCOP, represent CMP or participate in meetings with senior GOS and other high-level CMP stakeholders in relation to CMP’s health and nutrition component.
Regularly report implementation progress to the COP, as well as other members of the Senior Management Team.
Contribute to quarterly reports, annual reports, success stories, and other products and deliverable.

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Senior Program Manager - Health
International Relief & Development
Jan 2018 - Sep 2018 | Sukkur, Pakistan

Working as a focal person to coordinate with Aga Khan University on all related activities implemented by CMP and manage the subcontract. Senior Program Manager - Health will be responsible for coordinating regular progress meetings with the subcontractor.
Oversee the implementation of programmatic strategies, campaigns, messages, and activities for CMP’s health and nutrition component.
Support CMP’s strategies and activities for its cross-cutting theme Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) and contribute to the development of best means of mainstreaming this cross-cutting theme within CMP’s program activities.
Participate and engage in CMP Senior Management Team meetings.
Coordinate work plans and tasks with the CMP Senior Management Team to ensure seamless, integrated implementation of CMP’s health and nutrition component activities with CMP’s community mobilization activities and the other program activities.
Data analysis in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation team.
Establish and liaise with SBEP partners, private and public stakeholders, and technical counterparts to ensure effective implementation.
Under the guidance of the COP, represent CMP or participate in meetings with senior GOS and other high level CMP stakeholders in relation to CMP’s health and nutrition component.
Regularly report implementation progress to the COP, as well as other members of the Senior Management Team.
Contribute to quarterly reports, annual reports, success stories, and other products and deliverable.

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Program Specialist – Health
International Relief & Development
Apr 2017 - Dec 2017 | Sukkur, Pakistan

The Program Specialist – Health will be the focal person to coordinate with Aga Khan University on all related activities implemented by CMP and manage the subcontract. Health Advisor will be responsible for coordinating regular progress meetings with the subcontractor.
Oversee the implementation of programmatic strategies, campaigns, messages, and activities for CMP’s health and nutrition component.
To supervise Program Manager responsible for CMP nutrition activities.
Support CMP’s strategies and activities for its cross-cutting theme Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) and contribute to the development of best means of mainstreaming this cross-cutting theme within CMP’s program activities.
Participate and engage in CMP Senior Management Team meetings.
Coordinate work plans and tasks with the CMP Senior Management Team to ensure seamless, integrated implementation of CMP’s health and nutrition component activities with CMP’s community mobilization activities and the other program activities.
Data analysis in conjunction with the Monitoring and Evaluation team.
Establish and liaise with SBEP partners, private and public stakeholders, and technical counterparts to ensure effective implementation.
Under the guidance of the COP, represent CMP or participate in meetings with senior GOS and other high level CMP stakeholders in relation to CMP’s health and nutrition component.
Regularly report implementation progress to the COP, as well as other members of the Senior Management Team.
Contribute to quarterly reports, annual reports, success stories, and other products and deliverables.

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Cluster Coordinator
Jhpiego
Feb 2017 - Mar 2017 | Matiari, Pakistan

Act as Project Focal Point at districts (Matiari & Sanghar)
Maintain coordination with District Health Officers, Focal Person MNCH, RHS Center In-charge, Coordinator LHW Program, District Coordinators of other MCH component partner and IP representative at district level
Coordinate with MCHIP Karachi office for seeking guideline and providing update regarding the implementation of work plan
Ensure the timely sharing of work plan / activity calendar with district level relevant stakeholders
In the light of provincial nominations seek endorsement from department heads for timely nomination of appropriate participants in training events
Prepare monthly report to capture the major events of the program
Support the district level technical team in coordination and implementation
Supportive supervision and Process Monitoring of activities at field level
Feed the writing points to Communication Officer to prepare the case studies and sit-rep to share with concerned stakeholders.

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District Coordinator
Jhpiego
Feb 2015 - Feb 2017 | Nowshero Feroz, Pakistan

Act as Project Focal Point at district
Maintain coordination with District Health Officer, Focal Person MNCH, RHS Center In-charge, Coordinator LHW Program, DSM PPHI, district coordinators of other MCH component partner and IP representative at district level
Coordinate with MCHIP Karachi office for seeking guideline and providing update regarding the implementation of work plan
Ensure the timely sharing of work plan / activity calendar with district level relevant stakeholders
In the light of provincial nominations seek endorsement from department heads for timely nomination of appropriate participants in training events
Prepare monthly report to capture the major events of the program
Support the district level technical team in coordination and implementation
Supportive supervision and Process Monitoring of activities at field level
Feed the writing points to Communication Officer to prepare the case studies and sit-rep to share with concerned stakeholders.

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Regional Coordinator
Bridge Consultants Foundation
Mar 2011 - Jan 2015 | Karachi, Pakistan

Assist Project Manager in preparation of work plans and implementation schedule of the project as per approved guide lines.
Assist Project Manager in Implementation of project activities according to approved plans / Schedule.
Maintain close liaison with Bridge Management, Project Manager and other concerned officers of the organization and brief them about status of implementation of project activities.
Maintain close Coordination with Principal Recipient (PR) and all stake holders / partners including National TB control Program, Provincial TB control Program, District administration and community leaders to facilitate implementation of project activities.
Collect data & reports from field officers on monthly & quarterly basis & provide them feedback accordingly. Also maintain and update project reports and records in an organized manner
Will be responsible for preparation of progress report monthly, quarterly & annually.
Monitor & Supervise activities of field offices in project area & give them technical support.
Arrange regular meetings with field officers & get feedback from them at least once a month.
Organize training programs, community mobilization events & other related activities in project area as and when required.
Perform any other activities assigned by the management as and when required on need basis.

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Projects Coordinator
Society for People's Education, Environment and Development (SPEED)
Nov 2009 - Mar 2011 | Mehar, Pakistan

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Rig Doctor
Atlantic Oil Field Serivices
Mar 2009 - Oct 2010 | Badin, Pakistan

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Client Services Officer (CSO) & Center Manager Drop-in-Center
Jan 2005 - Mar 2009 | Karachi, Pakistan

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Resident Medical Officer (Medical)
Holy Family Hospital
Aug 2005 - Nov 2005 | Karachi, Pakistan

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Resodent Medical Officer (Surgical)
Holy family hospital
Oct 2004 - Aug 2005 | Karachi, Pakistan

Education

Baqai Medical & Dental University
Master, Masters in Science, Master of Public Health‎
Anthropology, Biostatistics, Public Health
CGPA 3.6/5
2015
Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
Bachelor, , MBBS‎
2002

Skills

1 yearCommunity mobilization
3 Years Field Program
1 yearNutrition, health and Hygiene
4 Years project implementation
3 Years Project Management
5+ Years Public Health

Languages

Expert Sindhi
Intermediate English
Expert Urdu

Endorsements

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DrGhulam Contacts

Sanaullah Shaikh
IBA SUKKUR