Diffusion of Pharmaceutical Drug Injecting in the Region
Ms. Ashita Mittal, Senior National Programme Officer, UNODC, ROSA
Dr. Nadeem Ur-Rehman, Programme Coordinator, UNODC, Pakistan
Ms. Ashita Mittal
A Fulbright scholar, Ashita has a postgraduate degree in Social Work from Delhi University and has experience of working in the UN system for over 15 years. She possesses extensive professional experience in handling and monitoring programmes relating to drugs and HIV. She is serving as the Senior National Programme Officer at ROSA and has special interests in gender-related issues and has served as ROSA's focal point on gender, HIV/AIDS and health. Known for possessing good communication skills, she has also been involved in various initiatives at the grass-roots levels.
Nadeem, a medical doctor with a diploma in psychiatry has been a UNODC staff member since 1991 and has over ten years experience developing policy and strategies related to HIV prevention among injecting drug users and in prisons at UN and governmental level. He is Chair of the National Task Force for Injecting Drug Use in Pakistan. Nadeem is also a published author as well as a Member of the Pakistan Medical Association.