She established MSI’s program in Pakistan in 1991 and oversaw its expansion from just one clinic to more than 100. Under her leadership, MSI expanded outreach services all over the country to underserved and marginalized families and partnered with more than 700 private health care providers.
In her most recent role at MSI as Regional Director for its West Asia, Dr. Bilgrami managed a diverse group of over 3,000 employees and provided technical support to five countries – Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Yemen.
Dr. Bilgrami retired from MSI in 2020, after almost 30 years with the organization. She has a bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Dow Medical college and a Public Health Diploma in Community Health Sciences from Aga Khan University, both in Pakistan.