Senior Technical Advisor
Nutrition Support Program, Sindh
Rozina works as an independent health consultant and part time faculty at Aga Khan University in Karachi. She has served as the temporary advisor on WHO Global Vaccine Action Program. Trained as a doctor in Pakistan, she first worked as an obstetrics clinician in the slums of Karachi. After observing first hand how unethical health practitioners thrived on the ignorance of the poor, she dedicated her professional career to community health promotion and disease prevention. Currently, she is working as the senior technical advisor for the nutrition support program. As the former Director for Community Health and Health Promotion for the Aga Khan Health Service in Pakistan, she was responsible for technical oversight of more that 127 health care facilities. Rozina’s areas of expertise include maternal and child health and nutrition, immunization and monitoring and evaluation. She also led the institutionalization of TB-DOTS across the organization. She is a founding member of the Pakistan Health and Immunization Coalition. She teaches two courses at Aga Khan University for post graduate students in health policy and management. As a consultant, Rozina developed an intersectoral nutrition strategy for three provinces and states of Pakistan, namely Sindh, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmire consultant for UNICEF. She was also a consultant and third party monitor for the Oxford Policy Management Program on the Norway-Pakistan Partnership Initiative. She has served as an expert member on the WHO- SAGE working group for DoV and has been a member of the steering committee for the establishment of the Early Childhood Development Network in Pakistan. She was the Global Southern CSO representative on IHP+ until March 2017 and worked as a senior consultant with Family Planning and Reproductive Health Project of Marie-Stopes Society.