Tamer Samah Rabie

Senior Health Specialist, Middle East and North Africa

Tamer Rabie is a Senior Health Specialist in the World Bank's Health, Nutrition and Population unit in the Middle East & North Africa region. He is a Medical Doctor with a Masters in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (University of London) and with over fifteen years of experience spanning clinical medicine, public health, health service management, health policy, and environmental health. He has worked in over twenty countries in Europe and Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa regions in areas related to health sector reform, quality of care, evaluations, infectious disease epidemiology, nutrition, as well as governance and social accountability. Further, since joining the Bank in 2005, Tamer has developed and contributed to a number of analytical products on climate change, nutrition, reproductive health rights, and environmental health. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine where he carried out operational research on communicable infectious diseases, worked extensively on behavior change programs, and was among the faculty teaching epidemiology to postgraduate students. In his current position, Tamer is focusing on governance and social accountability for health system strengthening and assisting client countries in their efforts to address the aspirations that were voiced by the people of the region in the wake of the Arab Spring.


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