Hoda Rashad

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Personal information

Title: 

Director and Research Professor

Birthyear: 
1949

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
American University in Cairo
Department: 
Social Research Center
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Work email address: 
hrashad@aucegypt.edu

Education

PhD, Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, 1977

MSc, Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1974

BSc, Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1971

Competences

Demographic Analysis

Development Studies

Evaluation of Impact of Health Interventions

Gender Issues

Reproductive Health

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

Director and Research Professor of the Social Research Center at the American University in Cairo, 1995-Present

Chief Technical Advisor, The United Nations, Manager of the Pan Arab Project for Child Development (PAPCHILD), 1993-1995

Associate, The Population Council, Regional Office for West Asia and North Africa, 1989-1993

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member, Social, Humanity, and Population Science Council, The Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research & Technology.

Member of the Task Force of the World Health Organization flagship report on the Health of the People of Africa.

Productions and works: 

“Research Practices, A Question of Values”. Knowledge on the Move: Emerging Agendas for Development-oriented Research (Henk Molenaar, Louk Box and Rutger Engelhard Eds). Leiden: International Development Publications, 2009.

"Closing the Gap in a Generation", a co-authored report of WHO Commission of Social Determinants of Health, 2008.

Family in the Middle East-Ideational Changes in Egypt, Iran and Tunisia. (co-authored) Routledge, London and New York. 2008.

Awards

Distinctions: 

Founding member of the Scientific Review Board of “Demographic Research". The first peer reviewed online journal of the population sciences published by Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany (1999-present).