GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Lubna Samad is a consultant pediatric surgeon dedicated to improving access to quality surgical care for those that need it the most. She trained in medicine at the Aga Khan University, and in pediatric surgery at the National Institute of Child Health in Pakistan and the Leicester Royal Infirmary in the UK. Her work in public sector hospitals in Pakistan has informed her understanding of the many individual, social and institutional barriers that result in poor access to quality surgical care.
Dr. Samad joined Indus Hospital at its inception in 2007 and has served as Chair of the Indus Hospital Research Center since 2010. She represents the Indus Hospital Center for Global Surgery on the Executive Committee of the G4 Alliance. She is currently directing the design and implementation of several surgical care delivery and patient safety initiatives at the Indus Hospital, and working to establish new initiatives in South Africa and Ethiopia.
Dr. Samad is a Lecturer at the Harvard Medical School’s Center for Global Health Delivery in Dubai.
Journal of pediatric urology, April 5, 2006
BJU international, February 1, 2006
Journal of pediatric surgery, August 1, 2004
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, September 1, 2003
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, November 1, 2002
Journal of pediatric surgery, October 1, 1999
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, November 1, 1998
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, August 1, 1998