Shahzad Alam Khan

Mr. Shahzad Alam Khan has a progressive experience of over 25 years in WHO in the area of policy development. His main area of interest has been promoting public health with a focus on prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and their shared risk factors particularly tobacco use. He has played a crucial role towards developing tobacco control policy and strategy for tobacco control. His contributions paved the for the implementation of graphic health warning on cigarette packs, promulgation of the legislation for smoke-free environments, imposition of strict restrictions on tobacco advertising promotion and sponsorship including Point of Sale Bans and enhanced tobacco taxation.