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Foundation Facts

Services Coverage Areas

Vital Pakistan has an initial focus on the following slums areas to penetrate the advanced access to quality healthcare for women and children of Karachi.

  • Yousuf Sahab Goth
  • Bhitataiabad Airport
  • Saidad Goth
  • Hassan Noman Colony
  • Machar Colony Gujro
  • Qayummabad – KGH
  • Jamali Goth
  • Sukhiya Goth
  • Hingora Goth
  • Paposh Graveyard
  • Zareena Colony
  • Khairabad Behar Colony
  • Yousuf Goth 4K
  • Khair Muhammad Goth
  • Muhammad Khan Colony
  • Kokan Colony
  • Moach Goth
  • Mewashah Golimaar
  • Shireen Jinnah Sultan Abad
  • Machar Colony
  • SGD – Muhammad Khan Ittehad Town
  • SGD – Ittehad Town Block D
  • AIi Muhammad Jokhiyo
  • Saleh Muhammad Goth
  • Jumma Goth
  • Yousuf Arfani Goth
  • Sherpao Colony Lalaabad
  • Ghaggar Patak
  • Rehri Goth
  • Bhains Colony
  • Ibrahim Hyderi
  • Majeed Colony Metroville 2
  • ED – Bilal Colony
  • ED – Gulshan e Bunair
  • Bilal Colony
  • Mehran Town
  • Ittehad Colony
  • Ali Akbar Shah

Services Coverage Areas

Vital Pakistan has an initial focus on the following slums areas to penetrate the advanced access to quality healthcare for women and children of Karachi.

East

  • Yousuf Sahab Goth Plot #1, Block-C, Muhammad Yousuf Sahib Khan Goth, Gadap Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Bhitataiabad Airport Faisal Cantonment, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Saidad Goth Allama Usmania Society Sector 11 A Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Hasan Noman Colony Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Machar Colony Gujro Shahrah-e-Pakistan Link Rd, Sweepers Colony Scheme 33 Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Qayummabad - KGH Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Jamali Goth Jamali Goth Sector 4 A Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Sukhiya Goth Sukhia Goth Gulzar E Hijri Scheme 33, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Hingora Goth Gadap Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

Kemari

  • Muhammad Khan Colony Muhammad Khan Colony Ittehad Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Kokan Colony Muhammad Iqbal Khan Advocate 1726/714، Baldia Town Kokhan Colony, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 75760, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Moach Goth Moach Goth, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Mewashah Golimar Golimar United Colony, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Machar Colony Machar Colony, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • SGD - Ittehad Town Block D Ittehad Town Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

KORANGI

  • Bilal Colony Sector 8 C Korangi, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Mehran Town Plot 151, Mehran Town Sector 6 I Korangi, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Ittehad Colony Francis Town Sector 48 F Korangi, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Ali Akbar Shah Plot C 45, Sector 51 - D Sector 51 D Ibrahim Hyderi, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

MALIR

  • Ali Muhammad Jokhiyo Plot # 178 & 179, village Ali muhammad Goth, Sindhi Goth Pipri Bin Qasim Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Saleh Muhammad Goth 5 Shahra-e-Faisal Link Rd, Bin Qasim Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Jumma Goth R57G+V94, Sector 51 - D Sector 51 D Korangi, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Yousuf Arfani Goth Yousuf Goth Bin Qasim Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Ghaggar Patak Street No. 7, Ghaghar Phatak Bin Qasim Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Rehri Goth Coast Rd, Rehri Goth Bakhtawar Goth Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Bhains Colony Cattle caloni, Jumma Goth Bin Qasim Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Ibrahim Hyderi Ibrahim Hyderi Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • ED - Bilal Colony Bilal Colony Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • ED - Gulshan e Bunair Muslimabad Colony Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Majeed Colony Metroville 2 Dhaka Rd, Majeed Colony 2 Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Sherpao Colony Lalaabad Labor Colony (Landhi) Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

CENTRAL

  • Paposh Graveyard B-174 Riaz Uddin Ahmed Rd, Allama Iqbal Town Block W Nazimabad, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh 74600, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Zareena Colony Sector 1 New Karachi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

KEMARI ITEHAD

  • SGD - Muhammad Khan Ittehad Town Muhammad Khan Colony Ittehad Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Shireen Jinnah SultanAbad Muhammad Khan Colony Ittehad Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

WEST

  • Yousuf Goth 4K Yousuf Goth Surjani Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map
  • Khair Muhammad Goth
  • Khairabad Behar Colony Gadap Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan View on Google Map

Vision

To advance the access of quality healthcare for women and children.

Mission

To provide quality maternal and child healthcare services in the under-privileged areas of Karachi.

Our Continuous SERVICES

100K+

Children Immunised​

500K+

Antigens Administered​

21K+

Pregnancies Covered​

80K+

Antenatal Visits​

70K+

Child OPD

580K+

Household Visits

Vital Team at a glance

OUR LEADERSHIP

AKBAR JAMAL RAJANI

Chief Executive Officer

AKBAR JAMAL RAJANI

Akbar leads Vital’s operations in Pakistan. He is responsible for managing its relationships with various health system partners and building the capacity of the organization to scale-up its programs. He has over 25 years of management experience thorugh various roles across finance, administration and operations at the Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi, most recently as Senior Business Manager at the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health. Akbar holds a master’s degree in public administration from Karachi University.

NADIA AKBAR HUDA

HR Director

NADIA AKBAR HUDA

Nadia is providing leadership and consultation to management on all Strategic HR related matters. She is a Senior Certified Professional from SHRM- USA and has received an MBA degree from IBA. Nadia has more than 20 years of diversified experience in leading Human Resource function in different national and multinational companies. Additionally, Nadia has also received three international awards for implementing HR best practices and for achieving excellence in building the Employer’s Brand.

NABEEL
MUSTAFA

Chief Financial Officer

NABEEL MUSTAFA

Nabeel oversees the finance department at Vital. He has more than 15 years of experience at organizations such as USAID, and Park Towers Management Services. He is currently pursuing a PhD at SZABIST University.

Dr Rakhshanda Ishaque

Senior Technical Lead

Dr Rakhshanda Ishaque

Dr. Rakhshanda Ishaque is a Senior Technical Lead- Programs at Vital Pakistan Trust. She has completed her MBBS and MBA, followed by MSc. in Health Policy & Management from AKUH. Prior, she was associated with World Health Organization, MNCH program, IPHQ and Bolan Medical College in varied critical roles. She has over 20 years of experience.

Karim
Jivani

Associate Director

Karim Jivani

Karim leads the data and digital stream at Vital. In this role he oversees the implementation and scale of Vital’s Digital Platform, Data Management and Analyses, and collaboration with research partners. Karim has over 8 years of experience in building data analytics solutions for banking, micro-finance, utility sector, compliance and healthcare. Prior to this, he was leading an AI unit at HBL.

Mr. Abid Ali

Head of Administration

Mr. Abid Ali

Abid Ali is a certified Supply Chain Professional - APICS-USA along with an MBA degree from Muhammad Ali Jinnah University. He is a competent and valiant professional with both hands-on and management experience in all aspects of administration and operations. He has more than 10 years of work experience in different industries including Aga Khan Education Service, International Non-Profit Organization “Community World Service Asia (Church World Service) and Aga Khan University Hospital – AKUH.

Mr. Peter Lobo

Head of Resource Development and Communications

Mr. Peter Lobo

Peter Lobo holds a degree in Master of Business Administration from Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences. He holds over 19 years of experience in Operations, Event Management, Alliances, Resource Development and Elite Client handling. In addition he worked with other industries and organizations, including Karwan-e-Hayat (KeH), The Aga Khan University (AKU), Education Fund for Sindh (EFS) and The Citizens Foundation (TCF).

Board Of Trustee

Dr. Babar Sultan Hasan

Dr. Babar Hasan is an associate professor and Head of Paediatric Cardiology at Aga Khan University and Hospital. He is the university’s alumnus, and has obtained his training in Paediatrics from Indiana University, USA and Paediatric Cardiology Fellowship training from the renowned Boston Children.

Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. He is passionate about helping children born with congenital heart problems, which affect thousands of children in Pakistan.

Riaz Khandwala

Riaz Khandwala has over 25 years of experience in finance with Bank of America and MBIA.
Post retirement since 2017, Riaz has pursued his interests by doing a stint as a Detective with the Metropolitan Police in London, taking flying lessons, and learning the skills of drawing and painting at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture.

 

Riaz holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Rice University, Houston.

Sana Syed, MD, MSCR, MSDS

Dr. Syed is a pediatric gastroenterologist whose NIH-funded work focuses on improving global health and combatting childhood undernutrition. As an adjunct research faculty at AKU and an Associate professor in Pediatrics and Data Science at the University of Virginia in the United States, Dr. Syed aims to facilitate precision medicine by improving the diagnosis and treatment of luminal inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract which contribute to poor growth in children.

Her global health work uses cutting-edge molecular and computational methods to study intestinal structure and function on environmental enteropathy, considered the primary driver for stunting in Pakistan, Zambia, and Bangladesh, as well as other inflammatory bowel diseases. Dr. Syed is also a champion for improving diversity and enabling career development, having spearheaded diversity focused career development programs for women and underrepresented minorities in science and
medicine.

Our Managers

Nausheen Naz

Manager Research

Nausheen Naz

Dr. Nausheen is a healthcare management professional with diversified experience in primary & secondary healthcare, leadership, and training for public and private sector sectors spanning over a period of 20 years. Dr. Nausheen holds MBBS degree and pursued her MBA in Marketing from Greenwich University, Karachi. She is also a certified Sonologist and attended many national and international training programs. Her contributions were recognized by all the organizations she has worked for and was honored with the ‘Promising Talent of the Year’ award by the Aman Foundation.

Muhammad Anas Khan

Manager Outreach

Muhammad Anas Khan

Muhammad Anas Khan is the Manager Outreach in the EPIK Project at Vital Pakistan Trust. He holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from the University of Karachi in Public Administration & MS from ILMA Uni. He has over 12 years of professional experience working in with different social sector organization’s like UNHCR, AKU, USAID & NSP. He also served as the Sr. Executive HR in NutriCo Pakistan Private Limited which is one of the business units of ICI Pakistan Limited. In addition, to his vast experience in the field of public health. Formerly, he served as Team Leader for the Sindh Government's Nutrition Support Program

Nousheen Farrukh

Manager Finance

Nousheen Farrukh

Associate Forensic Accountant (AFA) Institute of Forensic Accountant of Pakistan I have 10 years of diverse working experience in different firms and industries, including external audit, and internal audit Tax, and was associated with Gul Ahmed Electric Limited and Ryan Agencies as Deputy Manager and Manager – Finance, respectively, along with working Senior Associate 1 at PWC Tax.

Kamran Pyar Ali

Manager Grants

Kamran Pyar Ali

Kamran Pyar Ali is working in Vital Pakistan Trust as Manager Grants. He has done M.S in Project Management & M.B.A in Finance along with the certification in Good Clinical Practice from the National Council for University Research Administrator (NCURA, USA). He has previously worked with Aga Khan University Hospital for 10 years under various roles. He has a sound knowledge of IRB, budgeting, regulatory compliance (both national and international) to ensure full adherence to institutional as well as funding agencies’ policies pertaining to pre- award and post-award grants management

Mr. Hashmat Jatoi

Manager Research-IRP

Mr. Hashmat Jatoi

Hashmat Jatoi holds a master’s degree in Social Sciences with major in Public Policy Management from SZABIST. He is a development professional having over 15 years in the field of program management, monitoring and evaluation, Policies and system reviews, developing efficient, sustainable, and integrated models of health service delivery for improved health outcomes. He has established country wide clinical network in urban and rural areas of Pakistan.

Mr. Waqar Ahmed

Manager Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance

Mr. Waqar Ahmed

Waqar Ahmed is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountant in England & Wales (ICAEW). In addition to that he also has his association with Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountant (PIPFA) and Associated Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA). Waqar has more than 9 years of experience with different companies including EY- Ernst & Young, Ford, Rhodes, K-Electric Ltd, OJ Engineering PVT, LTD and Legal Aid Society (NGO).

Partners & Collaborators

VITAL Pakistan has developed deep local partnerships and linkages to advance our mission of saving lives and improving the health of mothers and children in Pakistan.  

Donors

We are grateful for our donors’ support in our mission to provide healthcare services in underprivileged areas.

CHANGE LIVES. SAVE LIVES.

Ensure continued improvement in health care of women and children in Pakistan. Be a part of breaking the rigid norm, raising awareness, and making a difference.

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