Madiha Hashmi

Hub Lead, Executive Board Member

Professor Hashmi, MD, FFARCS is the Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, at Ziauddin University, Karachi, and Visiting Faculty at Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.  She is an Honorary Physician, at Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand.

Professor Hashmi serves as Secretary, of the Faculty of CCM, College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan, and CEO of the South-East Asian Research & Education in Critical care Health (SEARCH), founded to promote research in critical care in Pakistan.  She was President of the Pakistan Society of Critical Care Medicine from 2015–2019, leading the Pakistan Registry of Intensive Care (PRICE) which is operational across the country.

Professor Hashmi acted as Principal Investigator for Pakistan for the REMAP-CAP Trial, and for operationalizing the WHO/ISARIC CCP during the COVID-19 pandemic in intensive care units across the country.  She served as a GDC member for WHO guidance and guidelines on clinical management and therapeutics for COVID-19 (WHO, 2020–2021), and the new WHO Living guideline: drugs to prevent COVID-19 (WHO, 2021).