Royal College of Physicians London has nominated Dr Muzaffar Ahmad for the prestigious fellowship of the Royal College. The nomination for the fellowship has been made for his contribution for development of emergency and disaster medicine in India, and providing leadership for introducing and propagating concept of simulations on emergencies in vulnerable states of India.
Dr Muzaffar Ahmad is considered an expert in the area of disaster risk reduction and management. He has been instrumental in formulating more than 8 National Guidelines on important subjects including school safety and hospital safety, community based disaster management, and national action plan for chemical safety. As an expert, he imparts technical advice and capacity building not only to various state governments in India but also in many outside countries including Africa and Asia. Dr Muzaffar Ahmad worked as Director Health services for more than ten years and was responsible for revamping the health services in the state.