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I trained in medicine then shifted to work in public health. I have worked with public sector, NGOs, and UN agencies. I’m generally interested in planning, managing, monitoring and evaluating health programs in fields of communicable diseases, NCDs, health systems development, health promotion, and quality management. I’m particularly interested in tobacco control and monitoring tobacco industry interferences.

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Nutrition, National Nutrition Institute

2019

Award Date: 1 Jul 2019

Master of Public Health, University of Leeds

20152016

Award Date: 1 Sep 2016

Postgraduate Diploma in Total Quality Management for Healthcare Reform, The American University in Cairo

20112012

Award Date: 1 Apr 2012

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Alexandria University

20042010

Award Date: 1 Oct 2010

Postgraduate Certificate Degree in Research Ethics, University of Maryland

2018 → …

Research Output

  • 8 Review article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Other contribution

Smoking cessation services in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: highlights and findings from the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2019

Al-Mulla, A., Hassan-Yassoub, N., Fu, D., El-Awa, F., Ismail, M., Alebshehy, R. & Fraser, C. P., 2020, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 26, 1, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access

The status of tobacco control in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: progress in the implementation of the MPOWER measures

El-Awa, F., Bettcher, D., Al-Lawati, J. A., Alebshehy, R., Gouda, H. & Fraser, C. P., 2020, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 26, 1, p. 102-109 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lung health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: the need to end designated smoking areas in public places.

El-Awa, F., Tageldin, M. A., Prasad, V., Al-Mulla, A., Heydari, G. & Alebshehy, R., 31 May 2019, In : Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal. 25, 5, p. 297-298 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2019

Alebshehy, R., 31 Dec 2019, Geneva : World Health Organization.

Research output: Other contribution

A Review of Determinants of Low Measles Immunization and Feasible Interventions to Increase Uptake among Children Aged 9-59 months in the Lawra District, Ghana

Kuuzagr, R. N., Alebshehy, R., Nurz, M. S., Jato, D. M. & Barffo, D., 3 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination. 9, 4, 1000395.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access