Dr Aseel Mugahed
Emergency and Surgical Care Team
Dr Aseel Mugahed holds an M.B.B.S degree from faculty of medicine and general surgery Sana’a Yemen. She worked for two years in the department of radiology in Yemen. Following her arrival In Geneva she worked in a position of public health specialist at Action for Development (AfD) non-governmental organization where she was a member of a team that aimed to help vulnerable communities to have access to sanitation, education and health facilities services. Moreover, she successfully completed an advanced post graduate diploma in tropical medicine, surveillance and immunization from James Lind Institute of public health in Singapore. She is currently assisting the GFMER Emergency and Surgical Care program to develop public health training modules on surgical care in the context of Universal Health Coverage. She believes that the big challenges can't be resolved by any one country alone; what is needed is a multinational and multidisciplinary collaborative effort to do the research, to implement measures of prevention and control and to eliminate the problem altogether. Recently, she got enrolled in master program of global health in Geneva University. Dr Aseel is fluent in Arabic, English and French.