Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Rubeena Zakar


Associate Professor
Dr. Rubeena Zakar

Dr. Rubeena Zakar is currently associate professor of Public Health at the Institute of Social and Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Sindh Medical College, Karachi University, Master’s in Population Sciences from Punjab University (2006); and Ph.D in Public Health from Bielefeld University, Germany (2012) with distinction (Summa cum laude). She was also associated as researcher in the Department of Public Health Medicine, Bielefeld University, Germany from 2006 to 2012 to investigate violence against women as a challenge for global women rights. Her research interests include gender-based violence, women’s health in developing countries, maternal and child health, inequalities in health care utilization, health and human rights, and gender and development. She has published more than 35 research papers in international high reputed journals like International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, BMC Public Health, Iranian Journal of Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Journal etc. She is also a reviewer of Impact factor journals like Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, Journal of Family Violence and British Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Dr. Rubeena Zakar has also various operational research projects in her credit as well with international and national organizations like USAID, OXFAM etc.

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