Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla

Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla, the visionary behind HOPE, founded the NGO in 1997 with a group of dedicated workers committed to bringing literacy and health to the neglected urban slums of Karachi while working at the grassroots level. Under her direction, HOPE has established two community centres, two hospitals and several informal schools in Karachi and Thatta. Dr. Mubina Agboatwalla is Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community Health Sciences, at the Aga Khan University Hospital besides working as a Consultant Paediatrician in various Karachi Hospitals. She is a well known Researcher and has contributed to numerous Indexed international medical journals. She also writes for various national newspapers including Dawn, Jang etc.