Shagufta Zia

Shagufta Zia

Family Medicine/General Practitioner

About Shagufta Zia

United Arab Emirates

M B B S- P K, Ph D- U K, M Sc- U K ( Infectious Diseases), M Med Sci- U K, D F F P- U K Specialist Family Medicine

Full Time



M B Bch, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

M Sc, University of Manchester, U K

Ph D, University of Manchester, U K

M Med Sci, University of Nottingham, U K

D F F P, Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health, London, U K

L O C ( Letter of Competence) Intrauterine techniques Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health, London U K

L O C ( Letter of Competence) Sub dermal implants Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Health, London U K

Family Medicine Specialist/ Specialty Doctor General Medicine & Infectious Diseases over 8 years (UK)

General Physician over 3 years

Undergraduate and postgraduate Teaching to Medical & Dental students, over 5 years,

University of Manchester & University of Nottingham

Postgraduate research & Post-doctoral Clinical Research Fellow, 2 years, University of Central Lancashire

A. Family Medicine/ General Practice

1. Detection and Management of chronic diseases

Diabetes mellitus

Hyperlipidemias (high cholesterol)

high blood pressure,

COPD (Asthma, Bronchitis)

Neurological conditions (Depression/ anxiety/ Panic attacks)

Blood Disorders (Anemias)

Metabolic Disorders (Osteoporosis, Thyroid diseases & PCOD)

Weight management and Obesity

2. Preventive Medicine and Immunization

Male executive health check-up (including Prostate cancer screening)

Female executive health check-up (including clinical breast examination & cervical cancer screening)

Cardiovascular risk factors assessment

blood pressure measurements

cholesterol check


liver function test

advice on modifiable behavioral risk factors such as Diet & Exercise

Risk group patients (patients with chronic diseases) Immunization

Influenza vaccine

Pneumococal conjugate vaccine (PCV)

Swine flu vaccine

Hepatitis B vaccinations for healthcare professionals

3. Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) and Family Planning

Screening and management of sexually transmitted infections/ diseases (STIs)



Herpes, genital

Warts (HPV)


Hepatitis B/C and3HIV

Advice on various methods of contraception such as

Combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP)

Progesterone Only pill (POP)

Contraceptive skin patches

Contraceptive Injection (Depo-provera)

Sub-dermal implant and

Coil insertion.

B. Infectious Diseases management


Acute upper and lower respiratory tract infections


Urinary tract infection

Notifiable infections such as Chicken pox, Mumps, Measles, Rubella, Salmonella, Shigella, TB, HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B/ C and A.

C. Travel Medicine and Vaccination

Advice on Travel health insurance

Traveler's diarrhea

Sun-burn protection,


Malaria prophylaxis,

Booster vaccination,

Risk group vaccination

Compulsory vaccination and

Post travel follow-up

D. Medical Education and Teaching Experience

Basic and advance life support course


Cervical Shock

Safeguarding Children

Infection Control

Fire and health safety

Travel Medicine and Vaccination


Family Medicine

English, Urdu, Hindi, Pashto/Pushto

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