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.
World journal of surgery, October 1, 2017
BMJ global health, July 13, 2017
BioMed research international, January 17, 2017
World journal of surgery, March 1, 2015
World journal of surgery, January 1, 2015
World journal of surgery, September 1, 2014
F1000Research, July 10, 2014
World journal of surgery, May 1, 2014
World journal of surgery, October 1, 2013