Huma Qureshi, MD

Dr. Huma Qureshi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist with prime focus on liver diseases. Recently she has been retired from Government job as “Executive Director” of Pakistan Health Research Council, Islamabad and “National Lead” on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis in Pakistan. She graduated from Dow Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan in 1979. She has 148 research publications to her credit.  For her research contributions, she was decorated with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz and awarded an honorary Fellowship from Royal College of Physicians Ireland.
She is the Associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Pakistan Medical Association and was the Editor of Pakistan Journal of Medical Research. She also worked as Member/Secretary for Pakistan National Bioethics Committee (October 2004 to Sept 2017) and the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on Hepatitis in Pakistan (Sept 2013 to Sept 2017). In 2007 she had conducted a National Survey on Prevalence of Hepatitis B&C in General Population of Pakistan. In 2017 she developed the National Hepatitis Strategic Framework 2017-21 In 2018 she developed the National hepatitis C testing and treatment guidelines.
In 2019 as a WHO consultant, she developed the Afghanistan hepatitis C testing and treatment guidelines and the hepatitis strategic framework. 

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