Dr. Saeed is a consultant psychiatrist of more than 19 years standing, currently working as Regional advisor , Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the office for the eastern Mediterranean region of WHO (WHO/EMRO).
Dr. Saeed was previously working as associate Professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre mental health and substance abuse at Rawalpindi, Pakistan with responsibilities for teaching, training, clinical service provision. He was also the deputy Programme Manager for the National mental health programme aimed at integration of mental health in PHC.
He was a member of WHO Expert advisory Committee on ICD-10 chapter revision and for mental health legislation.
He has experience of managing operations for mental health and psychosocial support following the Pakistan earthquake and war in Lebanon in a multisectoral environment, for WHO country offices in coordination with RO and HQ.
He has also extensive experience of evaluation and setting up of mental health systems and services in countries of EMR.