Noted management cadre specialist appointed Dr Tahir Nadeem as MTI KTH Hospital Director

Staff Reporter

PESHAWAR: The competent authority Board of Governors MTI KTH/KMC/KCD appointed Dr Tahir Nadeem Khan as Hospital Director MTI KTH for the period of 5 years. Dr Tahir Nadeem Khan remained of many management post like Director General Health DGHS Govt of Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Additional Director General Health Services, Govt of Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Director General Provincial Health Services Academy, Managing Director Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Foundation, Deputy Director Public Health DGHS Govt of Khyber Pakthunkhwa. Before joining KTH he was Chief Technical Advisor to Health Dept Govt of Khyber Pakthunkhwa. He graduated from Khyber Medical College Peshawar in 1984 and did Masters in Health Management, Planning & Policy in 1996 from Nuffield Institute for Health, University of Leeds United Kingdom. Dr Tahir Nadeem Khan has a vast experience of health care providers, professional health systems designer & manager. His core competencies is institutional, financial (including budgeting) management, Expenditure Control and Accounting Systems Management; Health Programs and Project Planning; Official, Supply Chain Management); Human Resource Planning, Management and Development; Curricula Development, Teaching and Training; Monitoring, Evaluation & Performance Management of Health Systems and Health Human Resource; Sustainable Business Planning and Development; Clients Satisfaction and Grievances Redressal; Hospital Waste Management; Business and Legal Communication; Comprehension and Compliance of Applicable Legal Frameworks; Supervision of Civil Engineering Works, Maintenance and Repair of Buildings, Machinery and Equipment. While working as National Consultant with the WHO in 2019, developed a National Situational Analysis Tool for Pakistan to act as a base for Provincial Health Human Resource (HRH) Strategies Development in four provinces of the country. As a UNICEF Consultant in 2019, developed training curricula for the following inservice trainings in Merged Tribal Districts: District Health Managers Training in Project Planning and Management; Training of Trainers to build up the capacity of MNCH Frontline Health Workers; MNCH Frontline Health Workers Training through Cascade Trainings. Pioneered the implementation of Community Based AFP (Polio) Surveillance System by involving about 12000 Lady Health Workers in (2004) throughout KP in collaboration with WHO, UNICEF and Provincial EPI Cell. Conducted Performance Audit of Medical Teaching Institutions (MTIs) Mardan, Nowshera and D.I.Khan for KP Health Care Commission 2017. Due to his untiring team efforts to cope with COVID19 pandemic 9 PCR labs has been established. Similarly to facilitate the hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to combat coronavirus 1.5 billion COVID related purchases was done for the health department & 4 billion procurement is in progress. Dr Tahir Nadeem Khan has an excellent academic, research and extra curricular activities record. He is known for his dignity, honesty, competency and man of principal. During his tenure patient care will be improved and the clinical requirements will be fulfilled.