Pak One Health Alliance

Dr. Zahida Fatima

Dr. Zahida currently serving the Animal Sciences Division of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad as Sr. Scientific Officer. Initially she worked for FAO funded project for eradication of Rinderpest. She secured HEC indigenous scholarship and completed PhD in Epidemiology and Public Health in 2016 from UVAS – Lahore. Some of her research interests are focused on understandings of epidemiological basis of different infectious, emerging/re-emerging, and zoonotic diseases under One Health approach. She has passion to work in the area of Public Health, One Health, and AMR. She achieved One Heath Fellowship sponsored by US – National Academies of Sciences at host institutes Washington State University. In 2019, UK Academy of Medical Sciences invited her to support a project and host a workshop in London to explore the research required to better prepare, prevent and respond to epidemics. Recently she completed 03 projects funded by Health Security Partners (USA), US-NAS & GHD/EMPHNET mainly focused on OH trainings to female veterinarians/professionals and surveillance of zoonotic diseases. She is affiliated with POHA and contributing for OH Promotion in Pakistan.