Zafar Iqbal

Assistant Professor


  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Institute of Nursing, DUHS Karachi (2016)
  • Master in Health Administration (MHA) from University of the Punjab (2011)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post RN BSN) Degree from Liquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro (2007)
  • One Year Specialty in Community Health Nursing (DCHN)) from College of Nursing Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre Karachi (2007)
  • Three-Year Diploma in General Nursing (RN) from Islamic Mission Hospital (Indus Hospital) School of Nursing Karachi (2003)
  • One Year Diploma in Operation Theatre from Shaikh Zayed Federal Post Graduate Medical Centre Lahore (1997)
  • Six Week Neonatal Intensive Care Crush Course (2000) Ø  Master Trainer for the Industrial worker Training Program
  • BLS certification
  • Three Month English Language Course from Domino English languages Centre Defense Karachi
  • Three Month General English Language Course from Intra-Digit colleges Defense Karachi Basic Computer skill.


July 17, 2023 to till date Associate Professor & Principal
  • Academic planning, implementation & monitoring
  • Class scheduling, teaching & examination (assessment and evaluation)
  • Research & development
2019 to till July 2023 Assistant Professor & Principal

Jinnah College of Nursing

Sohail University

  • Representation, Coordination & communication with regulatory and accreditation bodies
  • Development of academic rules, regulation and policies & admissions
  • Deal day to day academic and nonacademic matters of students
12/10/2014 to till date Chief Nursing Superintendent & Assistant Professor

Jinnah Medical College Hospital

(Sohail Trust Hospital) &

Jinnah College of Nursing Sohail University

  • Staffing and make sure safe care delivery
  • Deal day to day issues of staff
  • In service education, polices & procedures development
  • Academic planning, implementation & monitoring
  • Class scheduling, teaching & examination (assessment and evaluation)
10/11/2012 Senior Lecturer

Jinnah College of Nursing & Jinnah Medical and Dental College

  • Class & clinical scheduling, teaching & assessment and evaluation
2/02/2008 to 15/09/2011 BSN Degree Program Coordinator & Senior Lecturer

Saida Waheed FMH College of Nursing Lahore

  • Coordination
  • Class scheduling, teaching & examination (assessment and evaluation)
  • Deal day to day academic and nonacademic issues of students
4/05/2007 to 31/12/2007 Nursing Instructor / Tutor Holy family School of Nursing Karachi
  • Class &clinical scheduling, teaching & examination (assessment and evaluation)
  • Students’ clinical supervision
04/02/2002 to 15/03 2004 Charge Nurse / Shift supervisor Islamic Mission Hospital Karachi
  • Provision of direct patient care in varieties of specialties & patients
  • Assist the surgeries
  • Ward and patient care management
1999 to 2000 OT incharge Children Hospital Quetta
  • Operation theater management
  • Sterilization and packaging of instruments
  • Disinfection of OT & assist the surgeries

Research Focus

  • Health policy and management, communicable and non communicable infectious I am specifically interested to design the policy for the readmission rate of patients to decrease the burden and cost of hospitals. I want to design the intervention for effective post discharge care management and prevention from vector born disease in Pakistan. I am also interested to do research on vector born diseases (chikungunya, dengue and Malaria) and role of health policy to improve the public health


  • health Policy, readmission rate, post discharge care management, chikungunya, dengue


  • Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts (Published)
    • Pediatric Off-Label COVID-19 Vaccination: The Concerns of Healthcare Professionals in Pakistan original article published in Vaccines
    • Knowledge of Community Members of Ali Raza Abad Regarding the Role of Government Authorities and Non-Government Organization in Solid Waste Management (original research article published in NUR EARCHER)
    • Impact Of Nursing Discharge Instructions on Readmission Rate in Heart Failure Patients: A Comparative Study (original research article published in Pakistan Heart Journal (PHJ) )
    • Nursing Clinical Faculty Teaching Behavior and Nursing Students Learning (research article)
    • Effect of nursing lead discharge instructions on improvement of post discharge care management in heart failure patients at tertiary care hospital of Karachi research article (original article published in JPMA)
    • “Factor affecting Nurses Job Satisfaction “(Thesis of MHA)

    Abstracts Published / Presented at National Meetings

    • Research paper Presentation at 43th Annual Symposium of Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre Karachi on Topic “Management of Patient in Disaster”
    • Paper presentation on 44th Annual Symposium of JPMC Karachi on Topic “Epidemic Challenges (Tuberculosis) and Role of Nurses” Workshop participation on Critical thinking, curriculum development and alignment workshop as an interventional group