Dr. Aamir Khan is a medical epidemiologist and social entrepreneur based in Singapore.
In 2004, Dr. Khan co-founded Interactive Research and Development (IRD), a Singapore-based not-for-profit committed to improving global health and development through process and technology innovations. IRD has global health delivery teams operating from offices in Dhaka, Dubai, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Karachi, and Lagos supporting programs in over 20 countries. He has led large scale service delivery grants from Global Fund for diagnosing, treating, and preventing TB, HIV and Malaria. His research currently focuses on lung health and immunizations, and sustainable models of free and low-cost health care.
Dr. Khan is Founder and CEO of Alcela, a healthcare delivery and technology accelerator based in Singapore. Alcela supports early-stage health-technology and healthcare delivery companies to grow and scale through mentorship, access to markets, and investments.
Dr. Khan is also co-founder and director of two social businesses that have received over USD 20m of funding. Interactive Health Solutions, based in Singapore, utilizes information technologies and diagnostic market innovations to improve access to health care. Community Health Solutions, based in Karachi, is an aggregator of affordable lung health and chronic disease care in the private sector.
Dr. Khan trained in medicine at the Aga Khan University and has a PhD in international health from the Johns Hopkins University.