Dr Jahangir Alom is an award-winning emergency medicine doctor. During the early stages of his career, he set up an organisation that encouraged and mentored young people from underrepresented backgrounds to consider a career in the NHS. He has worked with the UK Medical Schools Council and Health Education England (now NHS England) to improve widening participation in medicine.
Jahangir is the Programme Director of an international charity, Selfless UK, which delivers evidence-based global health projects in rural Bangladesh. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jahangir was appointed to the Chief People Officer's clinical advisory group and later joined NHS England as the National Clinical Lead for the Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Programme. He has spent a 4-year term on the British Medical Association's (BMA) Council.
Jahangir is an expert in health inequalities and has provided commentary on BBC Newsnight, BBC News, BBC Question Time, SkyNews, Channel 4 and CNN.
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