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Sheraz Khan
Research Associate - Global Public Health (Tobacco Control)



Dr Sheraz Khan is a medical doctor with a Masters in Public Health and a PhD in Global Health from the University of Edinburgh. He has served in clinical, administrative and research roles.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS)- Khyber Medical University
  • Masters in Public Health (MPH)- Khyber Medical University
  • PhD Global Health-The University of Edinburgh



Sheraz's research interests include health systems research (including financing, access, and equity). He has a special interest in tobacco related non-communicable diseases with a focus on epidemiology of cancer, cost of cancer care and access to cancer care services, including palliation.


  • Tobacco control in Adolescents in Pakistan (TAP) project
  • Improving Outcomes in Mental and Physical Multimorbidity and Developing Research Capacity (IMPACT) in South Asia

Research group(s)


  • Burden of tobacco related diseases, especially, cancer.
  • Social health protection (financing)
  • Access to care (cancer care and palliative services)
  • Equity and financial protection in accessing health care services



Full publications list

External activities

Invited talks and conferences

  • Speaker at the 7th Global Health Systems Research conference, organised by Health Systems Global, in Bogota, in 2022.
  • Panellist at a conference, entitled “Social Protection in Fragile Context”, organised by UNICEF and the EU Commission, at Brussels, in 2017


  • First prize in national essay writing competition in Pakistan (2017): Give way to ambulance, somebody you love might be in there: what we all need to do to facilitate ambulances in traffic?
  • Second prize in national essay writing competition in Pakistan (2018): Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.

Contact details

Dr Sheraz Khan
Research Associate - Global Health