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Professor Javed Akram

International adviser – Pakistan

Professor Javed Akram is a professor of medicine in Pakistan who graduated from King Edward Medical College, Lahore in 1978 and later trained in the UK and USA.

Professor Akram served on several key positions including vice chancellor of the University of Health Sciences Lahore and Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University Islamabad and principal of the Allama Iqbal Medical College Lahore.

In recognition of his services, Professor Javed Akram has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Gold Medal for research on Parkinson’s disease, Best Research Award by National Academy of Medical Sciences, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (2011) by the President of Pakistan, Lifetime Achievement Award (2022) by the Government College University, Lahore and Presidential Award for his services in Diabetes Care in Pakistan by the President of Pakistan.