Fekri Dureab, MD
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Institute for Research in International Assistance (IRIA)
Fekri Dureab, MD, post graduated diploma in Community Medicine and he awarded the MSc degree in International Health by Heidelberg University in 2011. He joined IMCI department in the Ministry of Health in 2007 and worked with GIZ –Yemen as a Technical Officer of Community Based Reproductive Health Promotion. He enrolled within the internship program of WHO Geneva to work on the countdown report 2012 and the computerized version of IMCI.
Fekri joined WHO – Yemen as Professional National Officer to take the responsibility on the Nutrition and Noncommunicable Diseases Section CAT 2 till June 2016, in addition to his nutrition tasks he participated in the interventions of Emergency Humanitarian Action Department at WHO country office during the crises of Yemen. Fekri was the focal person for the emergency operations for the southern governorates and one of the key people who established the electronic Disease Early Warning System in 2013 in Yemen. In 2017, he joined WHO Somalia country office to strengthen the capacity building of the national staff in management of Severe Acute Malnutrition.
Fekri is a member of the Global Health Policies and Systems Group in Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, as PhD student working on a research project on the electronic Diseases Early Warning System with focus on epidemics during the humanitarian crises of Yemen particularly the recent cholera outbreak. He coordinates a subgroup on Yemen case study as part of the Lancet Committee in Heidelberg on the synergies between universal health coverage, global health security and health promotion.
Currently, Fekri is a research associate in IRIA-Akkon, responsible on a project to Strengthening Health System in Yemen in collaboration with GIZ - Yemen.