Jasim Anwar

Visiting Fellow
Visiting Senior Fellow

Jasim is a public health specialist and social-economic development expert, having extensive and diverse experience in Maternal and Child Health, Medical Education, Health System Strengthening, Health Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Epidemiology, and Social Protection, poverty estimations, and Civil Registration and Vital Statistics. He has served at a number of senior management and consultant positions with the Government of Pakistan, Academia, and UN agencies including UNDP, UNFPA, WHO, and UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

He is a medical graduate (MBBS), did his Masters by research in Applied Science from the University of Sydney with distinction. He did his Ph.D. scholarship from the University of New South Wales in 2019. He did his research attachment with TH Chan School of Public Health, CDC Atlanta, and NCHS (Maryland). He has significant applied research experience in policy formulation, household surveys, and big data management, modeling, and data analytics.

Journal articles
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Anwar J; Torvaldsen S; Sheikh M; Taylor R, 2018, 'Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: Enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan', BMC Public Health, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5363-3
2018
Anwar J; Torvaldsen S; Sheikh M; Taylor R, 2018, 'Completeness of a Maternal and Perinatal Mortality Enhanced Surveillance System in Pakistan: Evidence from Capture–Recapture Methods', Maternal and Child Health Journal, vol. 22, pp. 1743 - 1750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2571-5
2018
Anwar J; Mpofu E; Matthews LR; Brock KE, 2013, 'Risk Factors of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After an Earthquake Disaster', JOURNAL OF NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASE, vol. 201, pp. 1045 - 1052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000060
2013
Anwar J; Mpofu E; Matthews LR; Shadoul AF; Brock KE, 2011, 'Reproductive health and access to healthcare facilities: risk factors for depression and anxiety in women with an earthquake experience', BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-523
2011
Nazar HS; Rabbani A; Riaz A; Anwar J, 2005, 'Presentation of typhoid fever patients in Hazara Division and response to different treatment regimens.', Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC, vol. 17, pp. 67 - 69
2005
Book Chapters
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Anwar J, 2016, 'Reproductive and mental health during natural disaster: Implications and issues for women in developing nations - a case example', in Gaming and Technology Addiction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, pp. 446 - 472, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0778-9.ch021
2016
Anwar J, 2015, 'Reproductive and mental health during natural disaster: Implications and issues for women in developing nations - a case example', in Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations, IGI Global, Information Science Reference United States of America, pp. 265 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8702-8.ch012
2015
Conference Papers
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Anwar J; Brock K, 2012, 'Association of earthquake experiences and reproductive health events with depression and anxiety: October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 769 - 769, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307377707422&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2012

Dr. Jasim Anwar is a development consultant and a public health specialist, having extensive and diverse experience in Policy Analysis, Strategic Planning, Health System Strengthening, Maternal and Perinatal Mortality, Epidemiology, and Civil Registration and Vital Statistics. Over the past 15 years, he served at management and consultant positions with the Government of Pakistan and UN agencies.