Professor Gatrad OBE

Professor Gatrad OBE

Receiving the Life time achievement trophy from the Lord Lieutenant for services to the NHS, Humanitarian work, the Queen’s Lieutenancy and the environment.
Prof Gatrad's projects on empowering women
My Life History
Prof Gatrad receives an Honorary Senior Fellowship from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - as a lifetime achievement for his international work.
MIAT work aired on ITV


Midland International Aid Trust

Professor Gatrad’s 75 years of Life in 15 minutes
Lord Lieutenant’s speech and presenting the Lifetime Achievement Trophy to Professor Gatrad
Medical Education Abroad
Medical education through Gatrad Bursaries: Sunita Khaira and Michael Butler in Pakistan
Resus training video in Urdu also translated into Chichewa for use in Malawi.
During Prof Gatrad’s training - an emergency…

Mr. Mohammed Aslam MBE

Mr. Mohammed Aslam MBE

Receiving another Lifetime achievement Award from Andy Street the Mayor of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
These projects dedicated to Prof Gatrad’s parents
Improving psychological health of children in Yemen
Completing my life's work
MIAT work in Nepal goes global in Hindi

MIAT supports Afghan refugees to the UK with £40,000 of provisioins – Miss England helps the distribution.


MIAT Steps up during the COVID-19 Crisis

Providing face visors to support face masks in care homes

Food delivery during COVID including soap and water


Delivery of food in Pakistan during Covid

MIAT supplies robust protective equipment to the community during Covid19 crisis

Food delivered in Syria

Malawi: Thermometers and visors delivered to various government departments

The MIAT - WASUP Handwashing Project

First delivery of 12000 from the 1m promised for Patna India


WASUP presentation to an international audience in Dubai which had an immediate impact on many big businessmen and women from all continents.

About Us

Midland International Aid Trust (MIAT) was formed in 2003 and registered in 2005. It was founded by Mr. Mohammed Aslam MBE and Professor Abdul Rashid Gatrad OBE, who is a nationally and internationally known paediatrician. They met up in 1992 when they first helped with the plight of people in Bosnia and Kosovo.

Midland International Aid Trust aims to provide medical care where there is an established infrastructure. It also provides humanitarian aid globally (over 20 countries) to those areas affected by natural and man made disasters - such as wars

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As Deputy Lieutenant opening the Gandhi Centre in Birmingham


As Deputy Lieutenant escorting HRH Princess Royal