Shagufta Hassan

Shagufta Hassan

CEO at AKU Outreach Health Network, Pakistan


Shagufta Hassan is a senior executive, with over 30 years of experience working in multinational and national companies in leadership positions. She has a strong academic background in finance and management and has held various positions of increasing responsibility in executive management, operations, and finance. In her current role as the CEO of AKU, Outreach Health Network, she is responsible to provide strategic direction and lead its Outreach Health Network which is spread over 120 cities of Pakistan and includes the Clinical Laboratories, Medical Centres, Pharmacies and Home Healthcare program. During her role as the Interim CEO of AKUH, she led and managed the institution delicately through the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, keeping the institution operational, while maintaining quality of its services and ensuring safety of its employees and patients. Her voluntary career spans over 20 years. Her contribution and work have also been recognized through several national and international awards and recognitions.

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Parallel Session: How hospitals are battling COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

  • 11 November, 2021
  • 10:00 - 11:00
  • Room 5