Project Custodian: Dr. Abdullah Aldahmash

 Dr. Abdullah Aldahmash is the General Director of Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Health Research Center and Founder and Director of Stem Cell Unit at King Saud University.

He has a great passion and working to leave a legacy for generations to come, through entrepreneurship in health academia and research.

He holds Ph.D. in Developmental Biology and Embryology from the University of Dundee.

Email: dahmash@ksu.edu.sa


Program Director: Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed

Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed is a visionary strategist, healthcare entrepreneur & a physician advocate who specializes in developing socially beneficial, sustainable & innovative solutions in Healthcare through information technology with a Patient Centric Focus.                                                        

His areas of interest, expertise & experience are

  • eHealth, mHealth, Telemedicine, Digital Health
  • Patient Safety & Healthcare Quality
  • Ethics
  • Digital Marketing in Healthcare
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Leadership

His leadership positions include

  • President, Healthcare Quality & Safety Association of Pakistan ( HQSAP)
  • Secretary, Health Research Advisory Board
  • President, OPEN Karachi
  • Country Representative, HIFA
  • President, Healthcare Paradigm
  • Project Director, Riphah Institute of Healthcare Improvement & Safety, Riphah International University
  • Director Digital Health, PharmEvo
  • CEO, Medical Voice
  • CEO, Digital Care

 As a globally recognized & invited speaker, Dr. Zaki regularly speaks at eHealth, mHealth, digital health and patient safety conferences around the world and serves on the boards of various international conferences and organizations.

Dr. Zaki organized the 1st International Conference on Patient Safety in Pakistan and also founded the “Riphah Institute of Healthcare Improvement & Safety” and “Healthcare Quality & Safety Association of Pakistan”.

As an expert in Digital Health, Dr. Zaki has offered consultancy to global organizations including WHO, Arther D. Little & Telenor.

He contributed to the development of “WHO-ITU National eHealth Strategy Toolkit” as an independent expert reviewer.

Dr. Zaki is a founding trustee of eHealth Association of Pakistan (eHAP) & its Past President. He has been the National Coordinator for Telemedicine & eHealth, MoH, Government of Pakistan & Focal Person for eHealth for WHO.

Dr. Zaki also established Health Research Advisory Board (HRAB)

Email: zakiuddinahmed@gmail.com