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Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar is the Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and the Director of the Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. A pharmacist by training, Prof Babar is the recipient of the prestigious “Research Excellence Award” from the University of Auckland. He understands the health systems and pharmacy globally and is known for his work in pharmaceutical policy and practice, including quality use of medicines, access to medicines, medicine prices and issues related to pharmacoeconomics. He has published in high impact journals such as PLoS Medicine and Lancet and has acted as a consultant for World Health Organization, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Health Action International, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, World Bank, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand.

His edited work includes "Economic evaluation of pharmacy services", “Pharmaceutical prices in the 21st century”, “Pharmaceutical policies in countries with developing healthcare systems ", “Global Pharmaceutical Policy”, "Equitable access to high-cost medicines" “Pharmacy Practice Research Methods”, “Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low and Middle-Income Countries” and the “Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy 2019”. Published by Elsevier and Adis/Springer, the books are used in curriculum design, policy development and referral all around the globe.

Professor Babar is connected globally, has delivered invited lectures and has spoken in conferences and meetings in Austria, Australia, Bangladesh, China, Denmark , Georgia, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Kingdom and the United States. Professor Babar is the Editor-in-Chief of the BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice and can be contacted at z.babar@hud.ac.uk

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Access to medicines and pharmaceutical pricing
  • Pharmaceutical policy
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Pharmaceutical system strengthening in low and middle income countries (LMICs)

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Creative Thinking
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Drug Safety
  • Qualitative Research
  • Drug Information
  • Policy
  • Research and Development
  • Pharmacy
  • International Marketing
  • Hospital Pharmacy
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Education
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
  • Epilepsy
  • Pharmacy Education
  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Health Systems
  • Narrative
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Therapeutics
  • Heath Economics
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Pharmacoepidemology
  • Medication Therapy Management
  • Community Pharmacy
  • Medication Adherence
  • Pharmaceutical Education
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Editorials
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Pharmaceutical MANUFACTURING
  • Medicines
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Pharamceutical
  • CRO
  • Rational Use of Medicine
  • Community Pharmacy Services

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Research Output

Access and Use of Medicines in Ukraine

Olga, G. & Babar, Z., 16 Jun 2020, Global Pharmaceutical Policy. Babar, Z-U-D. (ed.). 1st ed. Springer Singapore, p. 247-260 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Access to medicines: a systematic review of the literature

    Abbas, N., Hasan, S. S., Curley, L. E. & Babar, Z-U-D., 1 Sep 2020, In : Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. 16, 9, p. 1166-1176 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Access to Medicines: Case Studies from Russia and Kyrgyzstan

    Ziganshina, L. E., Razzakova, C. M., Hasan, S. S. & Babar, Z., 16 Jun 2020, Global Pharmaceutical Policy. Babar, Z-U-D. (ed.). Springer Singapore, p. 223-246 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Affordability Assessment from a Static to Dynamic Concept: A Scenario-Based Assessment of Cardiovascular Medicines

    Zarei, L., Karimzadeh, I., Moradi, N., Peymani, P., Asadi, S. & Babar, Z-U-D., 5 Mar 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 5, 20 p., 1710.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A Qualitative Evaluation of Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting System in Pakistan: Findings from the Nurses’ Perspective

    Hussain, R., Azmi Hassali, M., Rehman, A. U., Muneswarao, J., Atif, M. & Babar, Z-U-D., 1 May 2020, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 17, 9, 15 p., 3039.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 1 Editorial work

    Frontiers in Pharmacology (Journal)

    Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar (Editor)

    Jan 2018Dec 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Press / Media

    Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy fills industry gap

    Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar


    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Huddersfield University Launches Centre for Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research

    Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar


    3 items of Media coverage, 1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment