Nausheen Hamid

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Nausheen Hamid
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Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination
Assumed office
September 2018
PresidentArif Alvi
Prime MinisterImran Khan
President Central Working Committee for Women Wing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Assumed office
4 February 2020
Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
Assumed office
August 2018
ConstituencyReserved Seat for Women (NA-297)
Member of the Provincial Assembly of Punjab
In office
2013–2018
ConstituencyReserved Seat for Women (W-356)
Vice President Central Working Committee for Women Wing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
In office
2012–2013
Personal details
Born (1961-02-19) 19 February 1961 (age 61)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Political partyPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
Residence(s)Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Alma materDow University of Health Sciences

Dr. Nausheen Hamid (Urdu: نوشین حامد; born 19 February 1961) is a Pakistani politician and social activist who has been a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan since August 2018.[1] She is the current Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination, in office since September 2018.[2][3]

Previously, she was a member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab (W-356), from 2013 to 2018 (16th Assembly).[4] Served as Member of Syndicate Board, Fatima Jinnah Medical University during this tenure.[5]

Former Regional Organiser, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from 2010 to 2012. Former Central Vice President Women Wing, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from 2012 to 2013. Current President Central Working Committee for Insaf Women Wing,[6] Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, notified on 4 February 2020.[7]

Early life and education[edit]

She was born on 19 February 1961 in Lahore.[8] Spent her early life in Karachi.

Her father, Gulzar Ahmad Qureshi, was a civil servant and served as a Commissioner of Income Tax in Government of Pakistan.

Primary schooling from Sacred Heart School in Karachi, Class of 1971. Secondary Schooling from Mama Parsi Girls' Secondary School,[9] Alumni of 1976.[10] High School from St Joseph's Convent School.[11] She earned the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) with Distinction in Bio-Chemistry from Dow Medical College,[12] Class of 1986.

As a medical doctor, served as demonstrator in Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore during 1989-90 and later as Medical Officer in Jinnah Hospital, Lahore.

Former General Secretary, Business and Professional Women's Foundation, Lahore Chapter, from 2006 to 2015

Political Background[edit]

Belongs to a well known political family of Lahore, Pakistan. Her father-in-law, Mian Miraj Din Late (1927-2005),[13] Senior Vice President of PML Punjab, was elected Member Provincial Assembly of the West Pakistan from 1962 to 1965 (Parliamentary Secretary for Basic Democracies & Local Government) and 1965-69 (Parliamentary Secretary for Services & General Administration and Home, Labour and Jails). He remained Member Provincial Assembly of the Punjab from 1993 to 1996 & 1997-99 and functioned as Minister for Excise and taxation department, Punjab (Pakistan).

Her husband, Mian Hamid Miraj,[14] served as Deputy Mayor of Lahore in local government from 1993 to 1996.[4] He contested 2010 by-election from NA-123 after Javed Hashmi vacated the seat, on ticket of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. He was elected as Senior Vice President Punjab, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in 2013 Intra-Party elections.

Ahsan Rashid Late (1944-2014),[15] a well-known Pakistani businessman, politician [16] and philanthropist was first cousin. He was among the top leaders who were founding members of the PTI and a close aide of Imran Khan.[17] He served as President Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab.

Political career[edit]

She has been politically active on a grass root level since the early 1990s while managing election campaigns for her father-in-law and husband's elections.

Joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf as her first political party in 2009 and served as Regional Organiser in Women Wing from 2010 to 2012.

In May 2013, she was elected to the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on a reserved seat for women in 2013 Pakistani general election.[18][19]

She was nominated as vice president of Central Women Wing Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on 3 August 2014, while representing the party in the Punjab Assembly on opposition benches.[20]

She was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on a seat reserved for women from Punjab in the 2018 Pakistani general election.[21]

On 27 September 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan appointed her as Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination.[2]

She has been notified on 4 February 2020 as current President Central Working Committee for Insaf Women Wing,[6] Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and taken oath on 14 February 2020.[7]

Works in Health Sector[edit]

Public Awareness for COVID-19[edit]

  • Educating public and spreading awareness by emphasis on social distancing and self isolation.[22]

Tobacco Control[edit]

  • Legislation to control tobacco use. [23][24]

Health Indicators[edit]

Children's Health[edit]

  • Discourage smoking in children through campaign for tobacco free kids.[26]

Malnutrition[edit]

  • Owning malnutrition as part of the public agenda [27]

Social Media Accounts[edit]

Twitter[edit]

https://twitter.com/DrNausheenPTI

Instagram

https://www.instagram.com/nausheendr/

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Assembly of Pakistan". na.gov.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b "15 MNAs appointed as parliamentary secretaries". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. 27 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Dr. Nausheen Hamid, Parliamentary Secretary, National Health Services Regulations And Coordination Visited NIH".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ a b "Punjab Assembly | Members - Members' Directory". www.pap.gov.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Syndicate of FJMU Meets Administrative and Financial Matters of the University and Attached Hospitals Reviewed | Punjab Portal". www.punjab.gov.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Women Wing". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  7. ^ a b "Central Working Committee for Insaf Women Wing - Notification". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. 4 February 2020. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  8. ^ "Punjab Assembly". www.pap.gov.pk. Archived from the original on 13 June 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  9. ^ "The Mama Parsi Girls' Secondary School | Let humility, charity, faith & labour light our path". Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  10. ^ "Alma Mater | The Mama Parsi Girls' Secondary School". Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  11. ^ "St. Joseph Convent School". Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  12. ^ "Welcome to Dow University of Health Sciences". www.duhs.edu.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  13. ^ "Mian Miraj Din laid to rest – Business Recorder". Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  14. ^ "Mian Hamid Miraj - Profile, Political Career & Election History". UrduPoint. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  15. ^ "Pakistani community leader Ahsan Rashid passes away". Arab News. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  16. ^ "Ahsan Rashid - PTI". www.awaztoday.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  17. ^ "A tribute to our fallen heroes who dedicated their lives to Naya Pakistan". Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. 19 August 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  18. ^ "PML-N secures maximum number of reserved seats in NA". www.pakistantoday.com.pk. Archived from the original on 3 January 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  19. ^ "2013 election women seat notification" (PDF). ECP. Archived (PDF) from the original on 27 January 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Tehreek-e-Insaf MPA submits resignation". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  21. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (12 August 2018). "List of MNAs elected on reserved seats for women, minorities". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  22. ^ Uploader (15 April 2020). "Govt trying to reach out most deserving population during corona virus lockdown: Nausheen Hamid". Associated Press Of Pakistan. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  23. ^ "Dr Nausheen Hamid | Pakistan Today". Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  24. ^ "'Tobacco control policy on the anvil'". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  25. ^ "Health indicators not up to desired level: Dr Nausheen Hamid". The Nation. 31 October 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  26. ^ Reporter, The Newspaper's Staff (12 February 2020). "'No one to be allowed to jeopardise children's health'". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 22 May 2020.
  27. ^ "Owning malnutrition as part of the public agenda".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)