About Professor Dr.Zarfishan Tahir

Professor Dr.Zarfishan Tahir is the microbiologist at Doctors Hospital.

Education & degrees

  • MBBS (King Edward Medical College Lahore,Pakistan, with distinction in community medicine) 1989
  • MPhil Microbiology (Post Graduate Medical Institute Lahore,Pakistan) 1996
  • PhD Epidemiology (University of Veterinary Science,Lahore,Pakistan) 2011-to date

 

Experience developing health standards for laboratories

  • Consultant at Punjab Health Care Commission
  • Developed MSDS for laboratories as consultant of Punjab Health Care Commission
  • Established Molecular diagnostic PCR laboratory at Public Health Institute, Lahore
  • Established Microbiology section for diagnostic facilities against viruses and bacteria of public health concern
  • Collaborative work in optimization of Cell culture technique for rotavirus isolat on
  • Working and establishing Diagnostic facilities for human influenza virus
  • Established first time in Pakistan Viral hemorrhagic fever diagnostic facilities at Public health institute in collaboration with UVAS, Lahore
  • Established a Tuberculosis diagnostic laboratory at Public health institute, Lahore
  • Developed Laboratory standards for laboratories of Punjab in collaboration with Punjab health department
  • Developed Diagnostic guidelines for dengue and other similar viral disease like Chickunguniya virus, Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever(CCHF), West Nile virus(WNV)
  • Developed Quality assurance guidelines for Malaria
  • Developed Quality assurance guidelines for Tuberculosis
  • Development of National Rabies guidelines
  • Developed Guidelines for Rabies control in animals
  • Developed Preliminary guidelines for Biorisk management for laboratories
  • Conducted laboratory training series on Controlling Biorisks in lab for laboratory workers

 

International /National publications

  • More than 18 has already published

TIMINGS & APPOINTMENT

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  Waseem Ejaz  :   0322-9888877

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