Born in Kabul Afghanistan , graduated from Nahid Shahed High School and studied medicine at Shaikh Zayed Medical University, have done Diploma in Management and Epidemiology from Research institute of TB, Tokyo Japan in 2007, obtained MPH (Masters of Public Health) from India, graduating with highest honors and top in class in 2013 and Verified Certificate on Health Literacy and Communication for Health Professionals from University of Nebraska in 2014.
Professional experiences include working with BRAC Afghanistan in 2004, where participated in community based health care (CBHC) establishment, to thousands of underserved and marginalized population in Afghanistan, served as information Education and communication/ Behavior changes communication section head for Ministry of Public health, National TB Control Program, and Study Manager for NUMRU-3
In 2008, joined UNICEF Afghanistan and continued the career with UNICEF focusing on Communication for Development, Polio Eradication program for five years, the work in Kabul and Nigeria with UNICEF offices enabled me to contribute to my country’s health care and overall wellbeing at a time that the country faced a very difficult political and socio-economic time.
In the Jan -2014 assigned as International Consultant for Polio Eradication with UNICEF Nigeria taking the experiences and commitment to West Africa. Worked for Nigeria until July 2015 where conducted different studies that greatly influenced program decisions of polio Eradication in the state. Can speak Dari, Pashtu, Urdu and English.