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Nadia Abdel Wahab El-Afify

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Personal information

Title: 

Geriatrics Consultant

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Palestine Hospital
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt

Education

Hubert Humphrey Scholarship 2001-2002 in General Medicine and Geriatrics.

M.SC., General Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1982. 

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Cairo University, 1975.

Competences

 Geriatrics. 

 General Medicine. 

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

 Consultant Doctor of Geriatrics. 

 Founder and Head of Geriatrics Department, Palestine Hospital, Cairo, 1986 - 2017 (Retirement).

Technical Director of Al Khair Nursing Home.

Technical Director of Al Yasmin Center for Elderly and Special Needs Care.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Founding Member of the New Woman Foundation, 1984 - Present. 

 Member of Association of Health and Environmental Development, 1986 - Present. 

Member of "Alzheimer Masr" Association.

Member of CEDAW Coalition in Egypt.

Productions and works: 

Keberna Oslob Hayah. Lebanon: Nour, 2009. 

“Informal and Formal Long Term Care for Frail Old Adults in Cairo, Egypt", co-author (with Michele Snunu and Kathryn Yount), paper submitted and accepted by the American Population Conference, 2004. 

Co-author, 'Women's Wit Over Men's: Trade-offs and Strategic Accommodations in Egyptian Women's Reproductive Lives'. Negotiating Reproductive Rights: Women's Perspectives across Countries and Cultures, edited by Rosalind P. Petchesky and Karen Judd. Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, Zed Books, 1998. 69-107.

 Co-editor of the book Al-Haraka An-Nesa'eyya fi Arba' Beldan Arabiyya [Women's Movement in 4 Arab Countries]. And the author of a chapter in the book about the Egyptian Women's Movement. Al Mostakbal Al Arabi Press, 1996. 

Awards

Awards: 

 Nobuo Maeda International Research Award in recognition and support of  leaders in international research and policy development, for a paper titled: “Informal and Formal Long Term Care for Frail Older Adults in Cairo, Egypt.” 2004.