About Us

Registered as a Non-Profit Organization under Societies Registration Act 1860 of Pakistan.
Certified by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy as an organization exhibiting excellence in functional areas.
An association of people dealing with diabetes, providing peer support,with a patient centered approach.

Board Of Directors

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Syed Umair Javed

Founding Member & President

Syed Umair Javed

Umair is one of the founding members of Meethi Zindagi. He has an LLM degree in Economic Law and is the Joint Secretary - Ministry of Federal Education. Umair aspires good health and wellbeing for the students of Pakistan that can improve their productivity, thereby reducing the burden on Pakistan's economy.

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Dr. Sana Ajmal

Founder & Executive Director

Dr. Sana Ajmal

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1998, Sana has a PhD in Comp. Engineering. She is also a Certified Diabetes Educator with experience in peer education. She has served as the Vice President and the President-Elect of International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) Young Leaders in Diabetes Program and as a type 1 representative on IDF's Diabetes Education Consultative Section.

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Dr. Amir Qayyum

Director

Dr. Amir Qayyum

Dr. Amir is a Professor and Dean, Faculty of Engineering at Capital University of Sciences and Technology (CUST) Islamabad and a member of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He is involved in setting up or running quite a few humanitarian causes including Rifah Trust, Ehsaas Trust and Kawish Welfare Trust

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Muhammad Rizwan Younas

Director

Muhammad Rizwan Younas

Rizwan Younas is a business development head specializing in telecommunications. He is the founder of many start-ups in the telecom industry. Rizwan believes that the era of telecom based education and health services is just beginning with endless opportunities

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Annum Khan

Director

Annum Khan

Living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 22 years, Annum is a consultant clinical psychologist specializing in psychological impacts and behavioural therapies for people living with chronic health conditions. She is pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology.

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Anum Anwar

Director

Anum Anwar

Living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 4 years, Anum has an MPhil degree in Molecular Medicine, with special research interest in the field of diabetes. Anum is a strong advocate for carrying out research for finding a cure and improving drugs and technology to assist people with diabetes

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Dr. Syed Umar Ali Baqvi

Director

Dr. Syed Umar Ali Baqvi

Umar, living with type 1 diabetes has an MBBS degree from Jinnah Postgraduate Medical and Dental College. He aspires to specialize in Endocrinology. He is a strong advocate of effective communication between doctors and people to improve health outcomes.

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Dr. Asim Rasheed

Founding Member & Director

Dr. Ch Muhammad Asim Rasheed

Dr. Asim has a PhD degree in Electronics Engineering and an e-health researcher. He is a founding member of Meethi Zindagi and aspires to improve and develop technology to assist people with diabetes.

Advisory Board

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Arfat Ashraf

Advisor

Arfat Ashraf

Arfat's hallmark lies in helping organizations develop sustainable fundraising programs that arestrategic, growth-oriented and donor-focused. He has helped strengthen the philanthropic corre of dozens of organizations across the country including largest of the health institutions and a leading business school.

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Dr. Fauzia Moyeen

Founding Member & Advisor

Dr. Fauzia Moyeen

Consultant Diabetologist and CEO Diabetes Wellness Centre, Dr. Fauzia is a founding member of Meethi Zindagi. She is a certified insulin pump trainer and a strong believer of empowerment of people with diabetes.

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Erum Ghafoor

Founding Member & Advisor

Erum Ghafoor

Erum is a founding member of Meethi Zindagi. She is a Consultant Diabetes Educator and trainer at Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology, with a vast experience in the field.

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Dr. Atif Munir

Advisor

Dr. Atif Munir

Dr. Atif Munir is a UK qualified Consultant Diabetologist and Endocrinologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine. He is also the Vice President (Punjab) for Pakistan Endocrine Society. Dr. Atif strongly believes in improved education for people with diabetes.


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