Free Lancer, Lebanon
Rana Haddad, Health Behavior and Education Specialist
Public Health Consultant
Rana Haddad holds a Master in Public Health-Health Behavior and Education from the American University of Beirut (AUB) since 1987. Her work experience covers various thematic areas in Public health and development. She worked as project coordinator for capacity building of Primary Health Care workers in Lebanon, a project between SCF and AUB-FHS, then as a Technical officer for the Lebanese National AIDS Control Program, as well as a teacher of an undergraduate course at AUB.
Rana Haddad worked as director of Soins Infirmiers et Développement Communautaire, a Lebanese NGO, and as the MENAHRA-WHO-Drosos manager of the Knowledge Hub for the Middle East. She also managed the Humanitarian youth Program at UNFPA, Lebanon Country Office.
Since 2003, Rana Haddad worked in regional and international contexts as a Public Health and development consultant on issues including reproductive health, HIV/AIDS/STIs, drug use as well as tobacco, healthy life styles, peer education among youth and most at risk populations, children and youth participation, etc. She collaborated with various UN agencies, ministries and NGOs/INGOs in the following countries: Abu Dhabi, Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Rana Haddad developed national strategic and operational plans as well as behavioral change communication plans, programs and evaluated such programs. She produced awareness raising, educational and training materials. She conducts various training courses from beginners to advanced users, as well as research projects.