— past awardees
2020

Syed Ghazanfar Saleem

Dr. Syed Ghazanfar Saleem is a consultant and Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine at The Indus Hospital, Korangi, Karachi. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergency departments became the epicenter of the COVID-19 response. As a result, Dr. Ghazanfar went above and beyond the call of duty and worked on the premise 24/7 for the first 2 months of the pandemic. He also expanded the emergency area to accommodate COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, Dr. Ghazanfar worked with the Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine team at the Indus Health Network to develop protocols and procedures for effective management and treatment of COVID-19 patients.