A Yemeni Scientist: Medicine (MBChB), MPH (Egypt), Ph.D. (Malaysia), Diploma, Intl’ Child & Youth
Care for Development, (Victoria University, Canada). Currently, Vice Dean, Faculty of Postgraduate
Studies, consultant in Public health & community medicine at Dept. of Community Medicine and
Director of Aden Cancer Registry and Research Center, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
The University of Aden.
– UNESCO Country Focal Point Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab Region (BiNWIAR)
– WHO expert in the Eastern Mediterranean Countries on NCDs Surveillance.
– Member: Ethics Center of Science & Technology and Women Center for Research and
Training University of Aden and important scientific and professional organizations.
– Executive Board Member: the Organization for Women for the Developing Countries (OWSD)
– Secretary-General Yemeni Women Association for Science & Technology for the Development
(OWSD Yemen National Chapter).
– Committee Member: International educational activities of the National Academies of Science USA,
“Educational Institute on Responsible Science” in a team of members from the USA, UK, and Egypt.
– Editor-In-Chief Yemeni Journal of Medical and Health Research (YJMHR) and Editorial board
member in a number of local, regional & international journals
– Awards: 2013 Elsevier Award in Life Silences for early-career Women Scientists in the Developing
World, 2014 Award of Best Doctor for the Fight for Better World in the Arab World” and 2019
UNESCO Recognition on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
– Research Areas: Public Health, nutrition, women and child health, cancer & non-communicable
disease control and prevention, women empowerment.
– Principal investigator: with the UNICEF, World Bank, ECU & Foundation for Future & UN Higher
Refugees Commissioner.
– Areas of research interest: Public health, nutrition, women and child health, women empowerment,
cancer control. Taking part in a regional research network in the MENA region called GRACE
(Gender research for empowering women in information, communication, technology for
development-ICT4D) and contributed in writing chapter No. 1 titled “Healthy women, healthy
society: ICT and the need for women’s empowerment in Yemen in the book “Women and ICT in
Africa and the Middle East”.
– Has many articles published in regional and international peer-reviewed J