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MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network.

Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at siham@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Miryem Salah

Manager Moisson MontrealNutrition and Public Health
Qualifications:

MSc BSc

Location: Montreal, Canada

Biography

Miryem Salah has extensive academic and professional public health experience; she currently works in community development in the biggest food bank in Canada, Moisson Montreal. Previously, she worked as a nutritionist at Age Concern UK and was involved in educating the elderly on various aspects of healthy eating. Before this, she was involved in an anti-obesity programme, run by Social Action for Health. She also worked as a researcher at East London Food Access, designing and delivering an intervention that aimed at assessing the impact of nutrition on health and independence. Miryem graduated with a first class honour for her BSc in Human Nutrition. She then pursued her Master of Science at the prestigious medical school of University College London (UCL), UK. Her passion is in public health, focusing on the impact of nutrition and physical activity on health; she believes in the importance of prevention campaigns to lower the impact of major public health concerns such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, as well as communicable diseases.

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