Dr. Ghulam Dastagir Nazary
National EPI, Director
Spokesperson and Senior Advisor
Ministry of Public Health, Kabul, Afghanistan
Dr. Ghulam Dastagir Nazary is currently working for the Ministry of Public Health of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan as Director for National Expanded Program on Immunization. Meanwhile, he works as spokesperson and senior advisor to the Ministry.
Dr. Nazary is a medical doctor by profession, holding a master’s in hospital administration and has extensive experience in curative and preventive fields and health management system. Previously, He has worked as senior advisor to the Minister of Public Health and the National Emergency Operation Center for Polio eradication in Afghanistan.
From 2016 till now, he works as director for National EPI. For improving the immunization status of Afghans, Dr. Nazary has strived hard to full the existing immunization gaps. Besides, he has the key role in COVID-19 vaccine planning and roll out in the country at the same time he works as spokesperson of the ministry from 6 months back.