SAI hosted Aamir Khan at Harvard University on Tuesday, May 21. Dr. Khan is an epidemiologist based in Karachi, Pakistan where he directs the Indus Hospital TB Control Program in southern Pakistan, and additionally conducts TB research and provides technical assistance in Tajikistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Peru and Indonesia. He is also the Executive Director of Interactive Research and Development, a regional resource for innovative global health research and delivery.
SAI hosted a lunch with Dr. Khan and faculty from across Harvard who focus on the areas of health and health delivery models. Dr. Khan and the faculty shared their insights about the field.
In this TEDx talk, Dr. Khan expresses his dream to use cellphones to improve provision of healthcare in Pakistan and uses his experience in the field to share his work with technology.