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Dr. Khalifa Elmusharaf

Population & International Health Coordinator
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Bahrain
P.O. Box 15503 Adilya

Brief Biography:

Dr. Khalifa Elmusharaf is Population and International Health coordinator at RCSI Bahrain. He is a medical graduate with an Obstetrics & Gynecology background. He has higher degrees in Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Reproductive Health and Health System & Policy. Dr. Elmusharaf's PhD in Health System & Policy at National University of Ireland Galway ‘NUIG’ focued on access and equity for maternal, newborn & child health in fragile states.

Dr. Elmusharaf has ten years’ of experience as obstetrician, researcher, project manager, lecturer, and health system specialist in academia, ministries of health, and International organizations. He established and directed the Reproductive & Child Health Research Unit ‘RCRU’ at University of Medical Sciences & Technology ‘UMST’; Khartoum - Sudan. Dr. Elmusharaf has been working with Dengue Fever Control Program in Saudi Arabia, Patient Safety Program WHO in Geneva, Connecting Health Research in Africa and Ireland Consortium (ChRAIC) in RCSI Ireland, Rebuilding Reproductive & Child Health System Initiative ‘ReReCHI’ in South Sudan, and with Geneva Foundation of Medical Education and Research ‘GFMER’

He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health in UK “FRSPH”, Fellow of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene “FRSTMH” and member of Global Health through Education, Training and Service “GHETS”, Network: Toward Unity for Health “Network: TUFH”, and Association of Reproductive Health Professionals “ARHP”.


Academic positions:

Lecturer in Epidemiology & Public Health Medicine and Population & International health coordinator at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Bahrain

Director of Reproductive & Child Health Research Unit at Graduate College, University of medical Sciences & Technology - Sudan


Research interests:

Health system analysis, health sector reform research, health economic and management research, research priority settings, evaluation of health services, health needs assessment, community readiness assessment, costing health services, Rapid appraisal techniques, participatory qualitative research, research in conflict areas, reproductive and child health research.


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