Structure Research Divison:
A- Steering Committee:

The business of the Research Division is managed by a 3 members Steering Committee consisting of the following:

1- Prof. Ashfaq Ahmad Khan (Patron)

2- Prof. Amin Jan Gandapur (Chair person)

3- Prof. Tufail Muhammad (Member)

4- Prof. Afzal Khan Khattak (Member)

B- Panel of Experts:

A National panel of Experts has been constituted with consultation from all branches and PPA Centre

It will advise and guide the Steering Committee on the technical issues regarding the areas of research and the assessment of the Research Proposals for quality and technical feasibility.

Panel of Experts from PPA
PPA PunjabPPA SindhPPA BalochistanPPA KP
1. Prof. Sajid Maqbool
2. Prof. Masood Sadiq
3. Prof. Huma Arshad Cheema
4. Prof. Agha Shabbir Ali
5. Prof. Ashraf Sultan
6. Dr. Sahibzada Syed Masood us Syed
1. Prof. A G Billo  
2. Prof. Jamal Raza 
3. Prof. Salma Shaikh
4. Prof. Aisha Mehnaz
5. Prof. Jalal Akber 
6. Prof. Saifulla Jamro
1. Prof. Bashir Kakar
2. Dr. Rizwana
3. Dr. Tahir Zahri
4. Dr. Hussain Zarkoon

1. Prof. Irshad Ahmad
2. Prof. saima Ali
3. Prof. Aqeel Khattak
4. Prof. Israr

Soliciting Proposals (how do we work)

The Steering Committee will solicit research proposals from PPA members through Provincial branches and Sub-specialty Groups.
– Priority will be given to the research proposals that:

  • Address current pediatric problems at national level
  • Multi-centre (2 or more provinces) studies
  • Health care system research
  • Issues around child rights and protection of children at various levels
  • All proposals, including budget, will be reviewed by the Steering Committee and the experts panel.
  • The Steering Committee will closely work with the proposal submitters to improve the quality of their proposals, especially the objectives and research methodology.
  • The approved proposals will be funded by the Research Division, in total or partial
  • The approved budget will be released in installments after reviewing the progress and financial report.
  • The Research Division will guide and facilitate the researchers in paper writing