Our Team

Our Team

Over the years, our team of volunteers have donated countless hours, in over 10 countries reaching hundreds of thousands of vulnerable refugees. We are eternally grateful for their contributions and we remain committed to helping vulnerable individuals in crisis situations, particularly refugees.

Our mission is to provide innovative, locally-led and sustainable programs that build capacity and up-skills the local workforce through dedicated training.

This mission is championed by dedicated professionals who leverage their expertise and experience to make a real difference. Despite their busy schedules, they volunteer their time and skills to provide vital support and hope to refugees in need.

Management Team

Dr Khaleda Zaheer
CEO & Co-Founder

Khaleda is a founding member of the charity and has been serving our mission by leading the healthcare programs. She has supported the charity in setting its vision and shaping the organisation.

 As the CEO of RCF, Khaleda’s has been designing and delivering quality healthcare programs for refugees in Bangladesh. Her focus is on locally-led and sustainable programs that build capacity and upskills the local workforce through comprehensive training. Under Khaleda’s leadership, the Foundation has grown to become the largest provider of oral healthcare services and the sole provider of ear and hearing care in the world’s largest refugee camp, home to one million Rohingya in Bangladesh.

Khaleda’s has formed national and international partnerships with organisations including  the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the World Health Organisation, academic institutions in the UK and Bangladesh, national NGOs, FDI World Dental Federation, and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

As an advocate for refugees, Khaleda conducts high-quality research to inform the design, delivery, integration, and evaluation of healthcare initiatives. She has been awarded multiple research grants for innovative solutions addressing the high burden of oral and ear diseases. Her research work has been published in reputable peer-reviewed journals and she is regularly invited to give national and international lectures on healthcare for refugees.

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