Research, Planning and Development


The research planning and development department provides guidance on strengthening the institutional capacity in research and development. The department provides strategic directions and set development priorities towards expanding the coverage and the quality of health care services. It also provide directions on creating opportunities and linkages with academia, multilateral and bilateral organizations the department is headed by an advisor who is member of Institutional Management Committee.


dr.jasim anwar women medical college

Dr. Jasim Anwar

MBBS (Pak), MApSc (University of Sydney), PhD (UNSW Sydney)

Advisor Medical Education, Research, Planning and Development
Assistant Professor Public Health and Community Medicine
Dr. Jasim Anwar is a senior-level consultant, development and public health specialist with more than 15 years of experience with UN agencies and various Governments. He is visiting faculty at University of New South Wales, Sydney.

Skills and Expertise

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics, SDGs, Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Surveillance, Health System Strengthen, Information Systems, Policy Formulation, and Socio-economic analysis.
Research Interest
His research interests include Maternal and Perinatal Mortality, Mortality Surveillance, Program and Project evaluation, Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Diagnosis, Impact Assessment, and Medical Education