Khadija Ahmed Matrook
GFMER Middle East (Sudan inclusive) Country Tutor
Khadija Ahmed Matrook, RN, MPH, PG Dip, MBCBT, CDE
PHD candidate (Population Health), Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
Goal: To become a leader in public health workforce development and training in public health.
Ms. Khadija Ahmed Matrook is Middles east – Sudan inclusive- GFMER country tutor. Her main responsibility is to coach participants, provide advice, and support when necessary. Khadija aims to provide the highest standards of health related education from health promotion and disease prevention perspective. Given to her diverse background in the science of public health and nursing, and the art of social and behavioral therapy; she is keen to integrating psychosocial well-being with health care dynamics at both academic and clinical levels.
Khadija’s goals are intended towards enhancing healthy people advocacy through: strengthening the infrastructure that supports public health’s academic and professional training, Increase the scope and number of programs and projects that improves public health practice, and engaging communities, partners in addressing public health practice.
Khadija is a Fulbright Scholar, Dilmun scholar, Certified Health Education Specialist through the National Commission for Health Education and Credentialing, (NCHEC), USA, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapist through Stonebridge Associated Collages (SAC), UK. Khadija graduated with Bachelor Degree in Nursing Sciences from CHS in Bahrain, Masters in Public Health (Major in Health Education, Minor in Anthropology) from USM in USA, Post graduate Diploma in health Profession Education from RCSI Dublin. She is a member of Society of Public Health Education (SOPHE), USA, Rufaidah Honor Society, and Bahrain Diabetes Society.
Khadija participated in the Evidence-Based, Abstinence Approach to Teen Pregnancy, STD, and HIV Prevention, in Hattiesburg Public School District, and HIV White Ryan Program, USA. This training experience enhanced her motivation towards public health education in sexual and reproductive health not only from scientific merit but also cultural relevant scope.
Khadija is currently ding her PHD in Population Health in RCSI Dublin.
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