Abdul Basit graduated from a Master of Global Public Health in 2020 from Griffith University. He shares his journey from the start of his career, and his experiences as a Medical Doctor.
“Being a medical doctor, I have a diverse experience of clinical practice and public health practice. I initially started working as a medical doctor with International Medical Corps (IMC) an INGO providing healthcare services to internally displaced people in Pakistan. With more experience I was promoted to various positions including team leader, project manager, and medical coordinator. In 2014, I joined the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as assistant public health officer to oversee the implementation of a healthcare service delivery program in 43 Afghan refugee villages across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.