Dr.Khalid Iqbal is the Co-coordinator WABA’s Research Task Force. He is basically a clinician, currently working as a Neonatologist in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Dubai hospital Dubai United Arab Emirates.
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He has extensive experience in management of child health and infant nutrition issues. He is a Lactation Consultant, BFHI assessor and BFHI trainer as well.
Dr. Khalid has been affiliated with many regional and international organisations and contribute significantly in promotional activities and advocacy campaigns. He is a member of Advisory Committee IBFAN Arab World, Executive Coordinator of Gulf Alliance of Breastfeeding Advocates (GABA), Code Coordinator UAE Lactation Consultants Association. He had been approaching many formula companies with strong letters based on scientific evidence and compelled them to stop unethical and unscientific claims. One of the letters was published in The Lancet under title "Unethical promotion of Lactose Free Formula" .
Dr.Khalid is the author of many scientific papers either published in international journals or circulted online and has written two books, "Our Children are at Risk" and "The Basics of Human Lactation".
He is a well-known speaker and presented many topics at international platforms in USA, Germany, Australia and middle east countries.
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