Dr Jasim Anwar

Dr Jasim Anwar

Visiting Senior Fellow

MBBS, MApSc (USyd), PhD (UNSW Sydney)

Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

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.

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    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
    Book Chapters | 2015
    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
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Anwar J; Torvaldsen S; Morrell S; Taylor R, 2023, 'Maternal Mortality in a Rural District of Pakistan and Contributing Factors', Maternal and Child Health Journal, 27, pp. 902 - 915, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-022-03570-8
    Journal articles | 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, 22, pp. 1743 - 1750, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-018-2571-5
    Journal articles | 2018
    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, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5363-3
    Journal articles | 2013
    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, 201, pp. 1045 - 1052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000000060
    Journal articles | 2011
    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, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-11-523
    Journal articles | 2005
    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, 17, pp. 67 - 69
  • Conference Papers | 2012
    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, JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD, pp. 769 - 769, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000307377707422&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

  • Conducting a study on the assessment of vulnerable population groups in Pakistan (November 2020 to December 2021)
  • Conducting study on gap analysis of civil registration and vital statistics and data sources for Marginalized population
  • Consultant for Socioeconomic Analysis of Productive Sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
  • Implementing Gender Management Information System in Pakistan
  • Developing and implementation integrated modular teaching system in medical education
  • Developing and implementing Hospital Information Management System and its effects on the patient’s hospital stay and drug compliance