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Zeina Ghantous

MSF Lebanon


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Zeina is the Assistant head of mission for MSF Switzerland-Lebanon. She holds a Masters degree in Public Health-Epidemiology and biostatistics from the American University of Beirut. She has been working in research field since 2003 including projects in basic sciences, capacity building community intervention and health related topics. She has been involved in a community based participatory and intervention research particularly with disadvantaged women in suburbs of Beirut, as well as assessing the psycho social needs of Lebanese internally displaced people post July 2006 war. Recently and jointly with MSF-Epicentre was involved in a mental health research study among Palestinian refugees. Zeina is the assistant head of mission for Lebanon, she supervised different project needs assessments (e.g. focus groups, and assessment of the area) and liaise effectively with the local community partners. She is actively involved in the field in regular assessments and surveys related to mapping the Syrian refugees in Lebanon and their main needs where lately being involved for short period for a survey in Iraq assessing the Syrian refugees situation as well.

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Women Working in Humanitarian Crisis