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Abeer S. Ahmad

Research Assistant

Abeer S. Ahmad

Abeer Ahmad

Abeer is a Research Assistant in SIPRI´s Climate Change and Risk Programme. Her research is focused on exploring the intersection between health policy and peacebuilding in emergency situations and areas affected by fragility and conflict, with a current emphasis on improving health and climate resilience.

Prior to joining SIPRI, Abeer was a board member of the Swedish Network for International Health. She completed her graduate thesis with a focus on analysing Sida’s development assistance for gender and health as a sub-study with the Expert Group for Aid Studies (EBA). She also conducted a comparative analysis of health policy implementation and disease burden in the Middle East and African region with the Swedish Institute for Health Economics (IHE). Further, Abeer served as a programme manager and trainer for several humanitarian and development organisations where she worked on poverty reduction, women´s empowerment and social cohesion.

Subject expertise

Governance and policy analysis; development assistance; foreign aid; health System Resilience; equity and resource allocation

Regional expertise


Arabic, English

MSc in Global Health, Uppsala University; BDS in Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University