About Dr. Muhammad Tariq
Tariq’s voluntary services began by addressing health of people and communities of the South Punjab and Chulistan desert. He has a successful career for health system improvements and public health activities since 1987. He has been an affiliate faculty at the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR); International Health Program, Daniel J Evans School of Public Affairs, Health Services Academy and earned a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington with concentration in Global Health and health services. Tariq has been the key support for initiating and successfully executing Family Health International (FHI), Population Services International (PSI) and John Snow, Inc. He has been managing diverse funding sources from USAID, DfID, World Bank, GFATM, Gates Foundation, SIDA, and Public Sector Development Programs.
Tariq, provided technical assistance to African, Asian and Middle Eastern countries for more than nineteen years related to Health Systems, FP, HIV/AIDS, TB, EPI, Pandemics, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Public Private Partnership, and institutionalization of Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) within public sector service delivery systems.
As the lead proposal writer, Tariq led mobilization of $43 million from GFATM R9 HIV/AIDS; $132m for contraceptive product and transportation financing; and more than $180 million leveraged towards public health supply chains, health commodities, warehouse rehabilitation, procurement and workforce capacity development, transportation, supply chain M&E and LMIS to make health products available thus saving lives of women, children and men.
With USAID, UNICEF, BMGF, WHO, Gavi Alliance support to the Government of Pakistan; Tariq and his team at the GHSC-PSM Program are leading and establishing models of supply chain systems strengthening for FP, EPI, MNCH, Basic Health Services, and Infectious Diseases.