"Parveen Azam C V"
Dr Parveen Azam Khan No. 8, Sector B-2, Phase V Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan Tel: 92-91-814181-811529 Fax: 92-91-814181 (Off) Tel: 92-91-277833-276081 (Res) Email: email@example.com Personal Date/Place of Birth: 9th July 1938. Abbottabad, Pakistan Nationality: Pakistani Marital status: Married Sex: Female Languages: Proficient in English, Urdu and Pushto Academic Qualifications Date Institution Qualification Obtained 1961 Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore (Pak) MBBS (Medicine and Surgery) 1954 Convent of Jesus and Mary, Murree (Pak) Senior Cambridge Present Position President/Director DOST Welfare Foundation (DOST) Drug Demand Reduction and Drug Harm Reduction Organization (NGO). Date Responsibilities/ Achievements Sept. 1992-todate Conception, Initiation, Planning, Management and Monitoring of the DOST Drug Addiction Treatment, Rehabilitation, Prevention, Human Rights Protection and Social Reintegration programmes for drug addicts, general public and vulnerable prisoner groups i.e. juveniles, drug addicts, women and children. Sept. 1992-todate Establishment of a residential Drug Addiction Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre at DOST Headquarters, Hayatabad, for male and female drug addicts. DOST started with a 12-bed facility for male addicts in 1992, a 24-bed centre in 1996, a 40-bed centre in 1998 and has subsequently progressed to a 70-bed facility for male and female addicts in 2000. The facility is owned and constructed by DOST. Feb 1993-todate Establishment of the Sakoon Kore Crisis Intervention Programme at DOST Headquarters for women and families in crisis and distress, providing counselling and therapy to men, women and children . Feb 1993-todate Establishment of Narcotics Anonymous self-help groups, Family Programmes, Extended Aftercare and Relapse Prevention Programmes at DOST Headquarters, Drop-in centres and various locations in NWFP for the therapy, rehabilitation, follow-up and community re-integration of drug addicts and their families. Feb 1993 todate Advocacy with Governmental, Non Governmental and Community Based Organizations for establishing community networks for referral of clients, follow-up, support and collaboration with them for replication of programme models in other areas. 1 Date Responsibilities/ Achievements June 1993-todate Development and conduction of Drug Prevention Programmes through surveys, meetings, seminars, workshops and formation/training of Self Help groups in the community, among youth in different settings, NGOs, GOs, CBOs and various community groups, by creating general mass awareness, mobilizing communities, providing life skills and healthy alternatives to drug abuse. June 1996-todate Establishment of Human Resource Development Centre for capacity building, vocational rehabilitation, life skills development, micro enterprise and income generation skills development for DOST staff, recovering addicts, health professionals, teachers and students. Dec. 1995-todate Establishment of the Street Addicts Programme for the motivational counselling, harm reduction, social and medical care, treatment and rehabilitation of street addicts. The programme is carried out in different street locations in Peshawar, where the hopeless and homeless addicts in the last stages of drug abuse live and abuse drugs. July 1998-todate Development of a Therapeutic Community in the Peshawar Central Prison for the treatment, rehabilitation legal assistance and social reintegration of male addicts in prison. July 1998-todate Establishment of Two Drop-in Centre Therapeutic Communities in Peshawar for providing motivational counselling, harm minimization, treatment/ rehabilitation and aftercare services to the street addicts, recovering addicts and other vulnerable groups such as juvenile offenders and addicts released from prison. Jan 1999-todate Establishment of a Therapeutic Community for Women and children in Prison providing rehabilitation, Primary Health Care, medical/ social/ legal/ educational, life skills and vocational skill development and re-integration services for the women and children in detention in Peshawar Central Prison. Children are educated in a school outside prison and families of inmates are provided counselling. July 1999-todate Development of a Therapeutic Community for Juvenile Offenders in Peshawar Central Prison for the reformation, rehabilitation, release and social reintegration of juvenile offenders in detention. They are provided with educational/ medical/ social/ legal and counselling services in prison. Jan 2000-todate Initiation of Human Rights Awareness and Free Legal Aid Programme for Juvenile offenders and Women prisoners in NWFP for Juvenile offenders, women and minor children. DOST in collaboration with UNICEF, PRI and Govt Home department conducts Awareness Seminars and Training Workshops on CRC, CEDAW, UDHR, Juvenile Justice Ord 2000 for juvenile & women prisoners, prison staff, police and Home department officials, and Community Organizations in NWFP. 2 Date Responsibilities/ Achievements Jan 2001-todate Initiation of HIV/AIDS, STDs and Hep B/C Awareness Programmes for Juvenile offenders (male/female) and Women prisoners in three Central Prisons of NWFP. DOST in collaboration with ORA-International, CRS and Norwegian Embassy in Pakistan conducts various awareness programmes on HIV/AIDS, STDs and Hep B/C for Juvenile and women prisoners in three central prisons of NWFP i.e. Peshawar, Haripur and DI Khan. Feb 2002-todate Initiation of Training and Capacity building programme for Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation for Female Afghan Refugees in Camps. DOST in collaboration with UNDCP-Afghanistan has started a three year project for training and capacity building of Female Afghan health workers, NGOs, Key persons in the camps to facilitate a drug abuse prevention, treatment and rehabilitation activities for Afghan women in the camps. Mar 2002-todate Initiation of Drug Abuse Prevention among Male Afghan youth in a Refugee camp in Peshawar. DOST in collaboration with British High Commission Pakistan has started a one year project in a Refugee Camp in Peshawar aiming at creating awareness among the male youth of the camp regarding drugs. Other Positions Held in the Government Date Position Held April 1989 – June 1998 Principal, Female Health Technician Training/Public Health School, Hayatabad, Peshawar. Administration, Planning, Management, Implementation and Evaluation of Training Programmes for Diploma in Maternal and Child Health/ Public Health for Health Technicians/Lady Health Visitors. Coordination with Teaching hospitals, administrative units and staff of health facilities in NWFP Dec 1992 – Feb 1994 Inspectress Health Services NWFP Advisor to the Director General, Health.Services NWFP for MCH Services in the NWFP. Planning, Coordination, Development, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation of all MCH programmes and services in NWFP. Sept 1985 – April 1989 Vice Principal, Public Health School Peshawar. Administration, planning, curriculum and schedule development, training of doctors, mid level health workers and Lady Health Visitors in Midwifery and Primary Health Care Diploma Courses. July 1980 – Sept 1985 Principal, Regional Training Institute for Population Welfare, Peshawar. Administration and Training of Family Welfare Workers, Medical Doctors and paramedical personnel in Contraceptive Technology and skills, Communication, Health Education, community coordination and participation. Planning, coordination and management of the Pakistan Air Force Population Welfare Project. Oct 1977 – July 1980 Deputy Director Technical, Provincial Population Planning Directorate of NWFP, Peshawar. Administration, Training, Curriculum Development and Supervision of Doctors and Family Welfare Workers of the Population Planning Department in NWFP. 3 Date Position Held Oct 1974 – Oct 1977 Vice Principal, Regional Training Institute for Population Planning, Abbottabad. Teaching, Training, Supervision and Administration of Family Welfare Workers in Family Planning, MCH, TBAs Training. Aug 1970 – Oct 1974 Woman Medical Officer, Incharge Urban Family Planning Model Clinic Peshawar. MCH and Family Planning Services and Training of Doctors, Lady Family Planning Visitors, Lady Health Visitors, Dais and TBAs in Family planning technology and skills. Aug 1968 – June 1970 Woman Medical Officer, Training Cum-Research Institute, McLoed Road Lahore. Training Incharge of Lady Family Planning Visitors for Training in MCH and Family Planning for Doctors, Lady Health Visitors, Lady Family Planning Visitors and Motivators. Jan 1968 – Aug 1968 Technical Officer, West Pakistan Family Planning Board, Lahore. Incharge of technical aspects of Family Planning Training, Planning, Management and Supervision of Lady Family Planning Visitors and Doctors in the Family Planning Department of West. Pakistan Feb 1962 – Jan 1968 Woman Medical Officer District Headquarters Hospital Abbottabad, Lady Reading Hospital and Government Zenana Hospital, Peshawar. Providing medical and surgical services, Gynae and Obstetrics Care to the female patients in these major teaching hospitals over a period of 6 years. Training Courses/Conferences Attended Date Training/ Workshop/Conference 01 – 14 Nov.1978 Master Trainers Course for Traditional Birth Attendants at Training (2-weeks) Directorate of Population Welfare, Karachi 15 Aug to 04 Sep, 1979 International Seminar on “Medical and Health aspects in Family (3-Weeks) Planning”, JICA, Tokyo, Japan 01 March to 08 April, 1982 “Master Trainers Workshop in Program Planning, Management, (6-Weeks) Monitoring and Evaluation” sponsored by The World Bank at Population Welfare Training Institute, Lahore 10 – 31 Jan, 1992 International Workshop on Human Resources Development in Public (3 weeks) Health, Institute of Public Health, Japan. 08 – 11 Nov, 1992 Regional Training Workshop for Drug Helpers on Treatment of Drug Dependencies, at Peshawar. 07 – 17 May, 1993 “Pre-Congress Workshop for The International Confederation of Midwives” at Vancouver, Canada. 05 – 09 June, 1994 Resource person & organizer of UNDCP/ IDDRP and DWF Regional Training Workshop on "Treatment of Drug Dependencies" at Swat,.NWFP, 25 - 29 Sept. 1994. Resource person & organizer of UNDCP/ IDDRP and DWF National Training Workshop on “Treatment of Drug Dependencies” at Gilgit,.N.A. Pakistan. 17 – 21 Oct, 1994 “International Colombo Plan Workshop on Developing Family Response in Drug Prevention Programme” at Rawalpindi 4 Date Training/ Workshop/Conference 11 – 15 June, 1995 Resource Person & Organizer of UNDCP/IDDRP and DWF Training Workshop on “Treatment of Drug Dependencies” at Chitral, NWFP. 24 – 28 NOV. 1997 International Workshop on “Development of Gender Management Systems for the Health Sector”, sponsored by the Commonwealth Secretariat and Commonwealth Medical Association at Colombo, Sri Lanka. 16 – 20 March 1998 International Workshop for “Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation” at Berlin Germany. 07 – 11 March 1999 “4th Asian Federation of Therapeutic Communities International Conference” at Kunming, China. 26 – 28 Oct. 1999 “International Workshop on Networking for Drug Demand Reduction among the National Apex Institutions/Police/NGOs of SAARC Countries” at Kathmandu, Nepal. 5 – 9 June 2000 “5th Global Conference of WHO on Health Promotion” in Mexico City. The conference was organized by the World Health Organization (WHO). 26 – 28 Oct 2000 “6th International Conference on Marginalization and Drug Addiction” in San Patrignano, Italy. The conference was organized by Rainbow International Association Against Drug Abuse and UNDCP International. 17 – 21 Feb 2001 21st World Conference of Therapeutic Communities in Melbourne Australia. The conference was organized by Windana Society. Publications 1. Health Care for Rural Women Published in the book entitled “Development, Change and Rural Women in Pakistan” by the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, Peshawar, NWFP in 1994. 2. Practices and Problems of Female Health/Medical Technicians in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan. Research Study published in the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal Vol. No.2 1995. 3. Women and Drug Abuse Speech delivered on 26 June 1994 at Islamabad on the occasion of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. 4. Women and Drug Abuse Speech delivered on the occasion of the United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at Islamabad on 26 June 1996. 5. Mobilization of Communities to Prevent Drug Abuse Speech delivered on 26 June 1998 at Islamabad on the occasion of United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. 5 Voluntary Positions held 1. President/ Chief Executive DOST Welfare Foundation, Pakistan 2. Family Planning Association of Pakistan – Member of the Technical Committee. 3. Family Health Project NWFP – Member of Technical Committee. 4. Sarhad Crafts Council NWFP – Founder Member and Secretary. 5. Member of the National Steering Committee for Beijing Conference (Sep 1985) Platform For Action, Follow up Unit, NWFP.(1999) 6. Member of the Provincial Core Group for the Beijing Follow up Unit and CEDAW (Convention for Elimination of Discrimination Against Women.) 7. Member of the Core Group for National Project for “Women in Distress and Detention in NWFP Jails”. 8. Member of the Pakistan National Forum on Women’s Health. 9. Gender Focal point for Women in Development related issues in NWFP. 10. Member of the Board of Directors of Sarhad Rural Support Corporation NWFP. 11. Member of the Social Sector Sub-Committee of the National Advisory Council, Government of Pakistan. 12. Member of the National Advisory Committee on Narcotics Control, GOP. 13. Member of Jail Reforms Committee, NWFP. 14. Member of the Asian Federation of Therapeutic Communities 15. Member of the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities 16. Member of the Board of Directors of SOS Village Pakistan 6