DR. NOOR UL ZAMAN RAFIQ | CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER| PHOENIX FOUNDATION FOR R & D | LAHORE, PAKISTAN
Dr Noor ul Zaman Rafiq is working in the field of Prevention, counselling, research, public health, community and social development for more than two decades with an experience in the field of communication skills, individual development, substance use disorders, sexual & reproductive health, HIV and AIDS Prevention, Care, Support and Control, Public Health & Epidemiology, Health System Strengthening, Education with multi-sectoral integrated development.
He has specialized skills in integrating health and education in the community and personal development. In the field of Substance Use Disorders, he has experience of working with organizations like Narcotics Control Division, Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control, Government of Pakistan, Anti-Narcotics Force, UNODC, INL, Colombo Plan, Mahidol University Bangkok Thailand and CIDA-HASP.
He was Consultant with UNODC for 2012-13 National Drugs Survey with UNODC and Government of Pakistan. He is expert in data management and analysis in SPSS. As an analyst he has taken up many projects including with GHK-UK, UNODC etc.
Dr. Noor ul Zaman Rafiq is International Certified Addiction Professional. He has worked as a trainer at National and International level. He has conducted more than 500 capacity building trainings related with development, sexual and reproductive health, project management, human rights, HIV & AIDS, life skill based education, self-awareness, Ethical Considerations, Substance Use Disorders and personality related issues. He has experience of conducting field based researches, including Operational Researches using qualitative and quantitative methodology.
As a consultant he has taken up more than 36 projects with various donors at National and International levels. Some of the clients included; UNODC, Actionaid UK, EED Germany, UNICEF Pakistan, UNESCO Pakistan, Interact Worldwide UK, Melinda & Bill Gates Foundation USA, University of Manitoba, World Bank, Family Planning Association of Pakistan, Pakistan Institute of Living and Learning, Management & Development Consultants, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Programme of National AIDS Control Programme funded by CIDA.
His papers had been published and presented at National & International level. He is a Ph D scholar for attaining the same in Epidemiology & Public Health.
He is Chief Executive Officer of the organization named Phoenix Foundation for Research & Development in Lahore and also running Free Counselling, Rehab & Treatment Centre for Women and Children named Umeed e Nisa. The organization is Education Provider for the Colombo Plan and International Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction (ICUDDR).
He is pioneer member and remained Director of International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) till June 2019. He is the National Chair for Drugs Abuse Prevention and Rotary International Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) for Rotary International District 3272 (Punjab, KPK, GB, AJK and ICT) for 2018-19. He is Chief Advisor of Youth Working Against Drug Abuse Pakistan (YWADAP) Network. He is recepient of many international and National awards.
DR. NOOR UL ZAMAN RAFIQ
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
PHOENIX FOUNDATION FOR R & D