Reconnecting Higher Education to the discourse of inclusive sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Arab Region

13th January 2017

Thursday, 2nd February 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) Board Room (EB 1.39) Dockland Campus, University of East London, London, United Kingdom 13:45-13:55     Arrival 14:00-15:30    Session One 15:30-15:45     Break 15:45-16:45     Session Two Target audience Academic, researchers, higher education officials, students, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries Partners World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) […]

World Bank Conference on Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean, Marseille, France

4th November 2016

Keynote Talk at World Bank Conference on Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean (4 November 2016 Marseille, France) “Digital technologies at the service of economic development in the Mediterranean”, World Bank With a large youth representation and youth unemployment ratio, the MENA Region faces a potential crisis unless new sources […]

(pp.075-088) S. Ezzat ‘Factors associated with soft and energy drinks consumption by university students in Alexandria Egypt’, IJFNPH, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2016

19th July 2016

Sally Ezzat Alexandria University Students’ Hospital, Alexandria University, Egypt Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of the consumption of soft and energy drinks by university students, and to identify the factors affecting the consumption rates. Method: The study included 400 university students in the age group 18-24 years. Data were […]

(pp.291-309) S. Ezzat and M. Amin ‘Energy intake, dietary pattern and physical activity during Ramadan’, IJFNPH, Vol. 6, No. 3/4, 2013

28th December 2013

Sally Ezzat, Alexandria University, Egypt Mohamed Amin, University of Wisconsin, USA Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of changes in energy intake, dietary pattern and mode of physical activity while fasting during Ramadan on the change in body weight of adult males and females. Design/methodology/approach: This study included 207 males […]

(pp.161-177) R. Hamza and S. Zaher ‘Do subsidies increase the poor’s access to food? A case of information failure in Egypt’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Randa Hamza, The American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt Shadwa Zaher, The British University in Egypt (BUE), Egypt Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the Egyptian government’s subsidisation policies in the wheat sector. The paper argues that it is essential to develop knowledge- and data-management tools to better understand the market and […]

(pp.31-38) M. A. Mohsen, M. M. Youssef, S. T. Zaki and M. M. El-Shamy ‘Mid-upper arm, chest and head circumference cut-off points and equations for identifying low birth weight in Egypt’, IJFNPH, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2011

9th May 2011

Manal A. Mohsen, Mai M. Youssef, Safaa T. Zaki, National Research Center, Egypt Maha M. El-Shamy, Al-Mataria Teaching Hospital, Egypt Abstract: Because of the prevalent resource-poor settings during deliveries in developing countries, few anthropometric surrogates have been suggested to identify low birth weight (LBW < 2500 grams) babies. The WHO reported that validity of mid-upper-arm […]