• Clinical Assistant Professor, Global Health

Health Alliance International
Sudan

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wisal@uw.edu
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Biography 

Wisal Ahmed is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist with 20 years of work experience in women’s health (mostly programmatic) and research in Kenya, Cote d’Ivoire and Sudan.
Her primary areas of focus and interest at the moment is implementation research on FGM health sector interventions and HIV treatment cascades.

Education 
  • MBChB (University of Nairobi (Kenya))
  • MPH (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Arabic
  • French
Health Topics 
  • Female Circumcision
  • HIV/AIDS
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 
Publications 

External Peer Review member for Consolidated Guidelines on HIV Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Care for Key Populations. July 2014 – World Health Organization

Arianna R. Means*, David E. Phillips, Gre´ goire Lurton, Anne Njoroge, Sabine M. Furere, Rong Liu, Wisal M. Hassan, Xiaochen Dai, Orvalho Augusto, Peter Cherutich, Gloria Ikilezi, Caroline Soi, Dong (Roman) Xu and Christopher G. Kemp. The role of implementation science training in global health: from the perspective of graduates of the field's first dedicated doctoral program. Glob Health Action 2016, 9: 31899

Celso Azarias Inguane, Stephen Gloyd, João Luis Manuel, Charlene Brown, Vincent Wong, Orvalho Augusto, Wisal Mustafa Hassan, Lúcia Viera, Pires Afonso, Mehol Jamnadás, Jama Joy Bernard, James Cowan, Samuel Kalibala, James Pfeiffer. Linkage from HIV testing to enrollment and retention in HIV care In Central Mozambique. J Int AIDS Soc 2016 Jul 20;19(5 Suppl 4):20846. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.5.20846. eCollection 2016.