Brief Profile Professor Dr Farhan Essa Abdullah

PERSONALITY

Professor Dr Farhan Essa Abdullah MBBS (Gold Medalist), MPhil, PhD ,CEO of one of the largest Medical Diagnostic chains in Sindh with expansion program in all provinces namely Dr Essa Laboratory and ‭Diagnostic Centres, an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Certified Organisation. Received top 100 CEO’s of Pakistan Award Multiple times including many others in Management. Health, Sports, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Fire & Safety, Education, Corporate Social Responsibility etc. Involved in various professional bodies to improve health care services in Pakistan as Chairman of National Standing Committee of Hospital, Clinics and Laboratories of FPCCI (Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries of Pakistan),

Vice President of Pakistan Medical Association Karachi, Member Management Committee Red Crescent Sindh, Joint Secretary Pakistan Society for Microbiology, Member Bio-Safety Association of Pakistan, Member National Polio Plus Committee, Life member College of Family Medicine Pakistan, Member Board of Advance Studies and Research of Microbiology and Biomedical Dept of FUUST, ZABIST, BHU. Member Advisory Committee for Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care Management Center for Executive Education, Institute of Business Administration, IBA City Campus, Karachi. Involved in Industry Academia linkages specially with IOBM as member management committee of Entrepreneurial Management and Excellence Centre (EMEC) and Ilma University. Life Member of Pakistan Food Association. Life Member Karachi Council on Foreign Relations. Member Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Life Member English Speaking Union.

Chairman Sindh Consumer Association of Pakistan working for consumer rights and awareness. Life time member PILAP – Public Interest Law Association of Pakistan, Joint Secretary Karachi  Vocational and Training Centre for intellectually disabled transforming them into able contributors in the community. Member board of trustees of Make a Wish Foundation for terminally ill Children. Secretary Health Services Sindh Chamber of Agriculture. Life member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Pakistan.

Involved in promotion of sports specially Table Tennis, Tennis, Swimming, Basketball, Hockey, Bridge, Darts, Polo, Horse Races, Fencing, Sepaktakraw, Golf, Soft Tennis and Rugby. Currently Vice President of Sindh Soft ball Association. Ex Chairman of Karachi Table Tennis Association and currently Member of Advisory Panel to President Pakistan Table Tennis Federation. Vice President Pakistan Soft Tennis Federation. Ex Chairman Of Karachi Race Club. Currently Steward Karachi race club and Jockey Club of Pakistan. Represented Karachi Region as Chef de Mission and won Mohenjo-daro Trophy in Sindh games 2009. Represented Pakistan in AGM at World Championship at Sweden 2018. Represented Pakistan as Guest of Asian Soft Tennis Federation to Asian Games Jakarta Palembang  2018.

Member and Elected District 3271 (Sindh & Balochistan) Governor Nominee for year 2020-21 of Rotary International and served as Chairman various District Committees. Member English speaking Union.

Encouraging and fostering Entrepreneurial Ecosystem and facilitating incubators and accelerators specially as being currently Chairman of OPEN (Organisation of Pakistani Entrepreneurs) and Member of EO (Entrepreneur Organisation) with a vision to make youngsters job providers instead of job seekers. Member Marketing Association of Pakistan.

Life Member Arts Council Karachi. Have the experience of hosting a talk show on News One TV and regularly coming on media as a Technical expert and conducting press conferences. Have good contacts and coordination with both Print and Electronic Media along with being an Associate Member of Karachi Press club. Patron of Sports Journalist Association of Sindh (SJAS).

Joined Government of Sindh as a Commissioned Officer in BPS 17 and resigned in BPS 19 from DUHS. Currently visiting Professor at Liaquat College of Medicine and Dentistry.  Have published number of research articles in scientific journals and  presented data in numerous local and International Conferences.

Deeply involved in Corporate Social Responsibility activities to help the less fortunate members of the community with a Patriotic Zeal and Nation building vision.