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Academic Honours & Distinctions

  • Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Pakistan, 2005
  • Rockefeller Foundation’s Innovation Award, 2011
  • Medical Mission Hall of Fame; Toledo, Ohio; 2011
  • European Society Population Science Award, 2005
  • International Biographical Centre, Cambridge accolades: (International Health Professional of the Year 2007 and 2010; International Biographical Center, Woman of the year for 2010; IBC lifetime Achievement Award, 2010; DG’s leadership award for 2010; 2000 outstanding intellectuals of the 21st century, 2010; Ultimate achiever 2009 and 2010; Order of Distinction 2009; Lifetime Medical Achievement Award 2009; International Hippocrates Award for medial achievement 2009; Top 200 of the IBC 2009; Director General’s Leadership Award for 2009; 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st century 2009; and others.
  • American Biographical Institute, Washington accolades: (2009 Women of the Year Pakistan; Gold Medal for Pakistan 2009; Woman of the Year in medicine and healthcare 2009 medal; Order of Merit Representing Pakistan 2009; Legion of Honor 2009, and others)
  • Listed in the following WHOs WHO lists (..in the World; …in Professional and business women, ..in Healthcare, …in Science and Engineering,… in Women of the world and others)
  • Listed in the following Leading professionals of the World’s lists: Leading professionals of the World 2010; Top 100 health Professionals
  • All Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Merit Scholarship, 1989
  • Best graduate of Khyber Medical College and gold medal, 1986
  • President of Pakistan Student Award and gold medal, 1986
  • University of Peshawar gold medal and merit scholarship, 1986
  • Topped academic list Final Professional examination with distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Medicine; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Surgery; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Otorhinolaryngology; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Gynaecology and Obstetrics; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Eye; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Community Medicine; distinction and gold medal, 1986
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Forensic Medicine; distinction and gold medal, 1985
  • Topped academic list Third Professional examination with distinction and gold medal, 1985
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Pathology; distinction and gold medal, 1984
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Pharmacology; distinction and gold medal, 1984
  • Topped academic list Second Professional examination with distinction and gold medal, 1984
  • Topped academic list First Professional examination with distinction and gold medal, 1983
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Biochemistry; distinction and gold medal, 1983
  • Topped academic list in the subject of Physiology; distinction and gold medal, 1983
  • Khyber Medical College to date record holder of the highest marks scored in the following examinations:
    • Final Professional, 1986
    • Third Professional, 1985
    • Second Professional, 1984
    • First Professional, 1983

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Non-Academic Honours & Distinctions

  • Burmah Shell Ladies Golf Championship, 1984
  • Won many All-Pakistan Golf Championships, 1975-1994
  • Represented University of Peshawar at All-Pakistan Student Debate Contests, 1977-1986
  • Editor of the Khyber Medical College Magazine, 1981-1986
  • Peshawar Club Swimming Champion, 1973-1986

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Profiles

  • Rockefeller Foundation Innovation Award to Dr. Sania Nishtar, Download PDF
  • Non-Governmental Individuals in Pakistan (NGIs) View Details
  • Personal profile, Lancet 370, December 8, 2007. Page 1899 Download PDF
  • Personal profile, Blue Chip; 2007 View Details
  • Libas International. November 2006
  • NGO World; 2007 Download PDF
  • Lancet Volume 363, number 9422: May 22, 2004 Download PDF
  • PROCOR, June 15 (2004) Download PDF
  • Personal profile – Lancet Volume 360, number 9331: August 10, 2002. Lifeline Download PDF
  • International News Bulletin, Royal College of Physicians of London: September-October 1999 View Details
  • HeartBeat, Bulletin of the World Heart Federation, September 1999 View Details
  • Time magazine: October 19, 1999 View Details
  • Reuters press release on the occasion of the Second World Heart Day, September 25, 2001
  • The Washington Diplomat, 2001. View Details
  • Listed in Marquis WHO WHO in the world
  • Listed in Marquis WHO WHO in Asia
  • Listed in Marquis WHO WHO in Health care
  • Listed in Marquis WHO WHO in Science and Engineering

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