Dr Shaymaa AlWaheidi
Visiting Research Associate
A project officer at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (Lyon, France), and a visiting research associate in cancer epidemiology at the Centre for Cancer, Society & Public Health at King's College London. Shaymaa AlWaheidi holds a Ph.D. in Cancer Research Studies from King's College London on the survival among women with breast cancer in Gaza, occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).
Dr AlWaheidi is a national consultant in her home country, the oPt; where she helps in cancer research studies and interventions, and has recently helped developing the first Palestinian National Cancer Control Plan with the World Health Organisation. She is also a research affiliate at R4HC (Research for Health in Conflict) in the MENA region.