SMA/ASH Faculty for SMA’s 2018 Annual Meeting: Taskeen Khan - Southern Medical Association

September 7, 2018

SMA/ASH Faculty for SMA’s 2018 Annual Meeting: Taskeen Khan

Taskeen Khan

Dr. Taskeen Khan, is currently a medical officer responsible for cardiovascular disease programme implementation in the Non Communicable Disease (NCD) management unit at the World Health Organization (WHO) Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Taskeen is from South Africa and was previously a national technical officer for NCDs in the WHO country office in Pretoria and also supported the regional office in Congo Brazzaville.

Dr. Khan holds a medical degree from the University of Natal in South Africa, has a Master of Medicine in Community Medicine from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and is a fellow of the college of public health medicine of South Africa. Previously, she has worked at individual, health facility, community, district and national levels of government as well as in academia focusing on NCDs, health policy and health systems.