Dr. Shehzad Nazir Leghari
GM, Healthcare Project-I
Dr. Shehzad Nazir Leghari graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1985 and joined Government of the Punjab where he gained knowledge of evidence based analysis through forensic experience that has been used as an asset throughout his career. With strong inclination towards medical technology and healthcare delivery, he proceeded to England in 1987 for study of Master of Biomedical Engineering from Surrey University, UK.
Having unique combination of formal education in clinical and engineering disciplines, he has been an integrator of clinical requirement with technology to provide practical solutions in infrastructure and technology to healthcare service providers. While working with distributors of multinational companies at senior management level, he has been an entrepreneur to set up national distribution networks for high-end medical equipment manufacturers in Pakistan.
Dr. Leghari established Pro-Health, a consulting firm in medical planning and hospital engineering and developed successful roadmap during the last fifteen years with transformative healthcare projects and assignments in infrastructure development, technology procurement, management and integration and operational reengineering both at national and international levels. He brings in more than twenty-five years of rich experience in healthcare infrastructure development to IDAP.
In healthcare design, medical planning and equipment procurement, Dr. Leghari has over fifty large projects to his credit including Dow University of Health Sciences, Saudi German Hospital Aseer, Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology and Northwest General Hospital Peshawar. He has provided consultancy to Fauji Foundation Healthcare, National Mother and Child Health Program, EPOS, DIFID/AusAID and USAID, to name a few.
Dr. Leghari is a member of American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE), USA, Associate Member of Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), England and Professional Affiliate of The Centre for Health Design, USA.