NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

RESPIRE Partners

The RESPIRE team includes partners from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Pakistan.

RESPIRE members at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting
RESPIRE team members pictured at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting in Kuala Lumpur


Name Key affiliation Role Country RESPIRE role
Professor Shams El Arifeen  

Maternal and Child Health Division (MCHD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

Senior Director and Senior Scientist Bangladesh Lead: Platform III (Methodology and Data Science)
Professor Abdullah H. Baqui  

Projahnmo Research Foundation

Scientific Adviser

Professor Samir Saha Child Health Research Foundation Executive Director Bangladesh Lead: Programme 1 (Acute)
Dr GM Monsur Habib  Bangladesh Primary Care Respiratory Society President Bangladesh  
Professor Rita Isaac

Rural Unit for Health and Social Affairs, Christian Medical College Vellore

Director India  
Professor Sanjay Juvekar Vadu Rural Health Program, King Edward Memorial Hospital Research Centre (KEMHRC) Pune Officer in charge India Data Access and Sharing Lead
Professor Ee Ming Khoo Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Professor Malaysia Lead: Programme 2 (Chronic)
Professor Sazlina Shariff Ghazali Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia Associate Professor Malaysia  
Professor Tabish Hazir   

Neoventive Solutions

Principal Investigator

Pakistan Lead: Platform II (Training and Capacity Building)
Dr Osman Yusuf      Allergy and Asthma Institute, Pakistan Chief Consultant Pakistan  


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