Wafa Aftab

Wafa Aftab

Researcher

Wafa Aftab is a faculty member in the Department of Community Health Sciences, Aga Khan University, Pakistan. Her research focuses on health policy and governance in a number of areas including policies addressing dietary risk factors for non-communicable diseases; structural influences and potential policy responses to reduce risk of HIV/AIDS among migrant workers; regulatory approaches for reducing anti-microbial resistance; governance and implementation modalities for health- and health-related sustainable development goals; and governance approaches to public-private partnerships to improve primary health care. Dr Aftab also teaches Health Policy Formulation and Analysis and Public Health Law and Ethics at the Aga Khan University. She is a medical doctor with training in internal medicine. She did her Master’s in Public Health from the George Washington University, Washington DC, with a concentration in Health Policy where she was a Fulbright scholar.