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Group 2; Good Health & Wellbeing 


Is led by Prof Parveen Ali , Hameed Merchant and Zaheer Babar who have been coordinating of Pakistani and Uk academics to support topics including nursing, pharmacy, dissease control and treatment, gender based violence and mental health.  Prof Ihtesham ur Rehman is also leading in the field of biomedical materials in the IRC in biomedical materials.  We have partnered with a number of Pakistani groups for knowledge transfer, capacity building, policy work, training and in research. 


UPSIGN's Major initiatives and Events in Healthcare

  • Pakistan's World Class Biomedical Research;  click here for the link

  • Pakistan & its Diaspora; Global Challenges & Opportunities: Health Inequalities in Pakistan [Summer 2019]; click here to view the presentation

  • Global Development Workshop on Affordable Healthcare [March 2020, Islamabad]; click here for the link

  • Webinar - COVID-19 and Nursing Education: Innovations & Challenges [August 2020]; click here for the link

  • UPSIGN's Response to COVID-19 BAME Blame Game [August 2020]; click here for the link

  • UPSIGN Annual Conference, 2020, Developing Future Healthcare Workforce [December 2020]; click here for the link 

  • One Health [December 2020, COMSTECH, UPSIGN and partners]; click here for the link

  • Webinar - Future of Public Health in Pakistan, Opportunities & Challenges [January 2021]; click here for the link         

  • Spotlight on Professor Parveen Ali, including Covid-19 response; click here for the link

  • Affordable Healthcare WhatsApp group; click here for info

  • Covid-19 Special Interest Group; click here for info

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How can you get Involved in UPSIGN Health and Well-being Group?

On this website you can join any one of the many UPSIGN Whatsapp groups and start a conversation with the core topic leads above.  If you want to be an active member, you can sign up for a free membership and indicate your special interest. 

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