The Balochi language is a Persian language belonging to the Indo-Aryan language group. It is spoken by more than 10 million people in the Balochistan province of Pakistan but not a single school in the Balochistan province has a sign language interpreter. Moreover It is estimated quarter of the deaf population lives in the Balochistan province.
Dr. Mahwish Sharif
Dr. Mahwish was born in Iran in 1976. She got her BSc in Medicine and Surgery from SBUMS in 2009. After she finished her studies, she worked in Deaf Rehabilitation Center in Tehran. She moved to Pakistan in 2013 and started her career as a Deaf Physician in Balochistan. And is now working in Khairpur General Hospital and teaching at BUMS. furthermore, Dr. Mahwish speaks both Persian and English languages .