Fatima Ghani

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Fatima GhaniFatima is a researcher with over 20 years’ experience in public health projects involving communicable and non-communicable diseases, and in health promotion, policy development, data analysis and research-to-policy translation roles informing the Australian and Malaysian Public Health Sectors.

    She joined UNU-IIGH in 2018 as a Postdoctoral Fellow and transitioned to leading research commissioned by UN Agencies (UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women) on Malaysian and international projects aimed at accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Her research interests include producing impactful research-to-policy outputs on socio-economic determinants of health, gender health inequalities and urban health, as demonstrated by her academic outputs, available from Google Scholar.

    She completed a Bachelor of Nursing, a Master of Public Health and a PhD in social epidemiology as part of the Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy, Liveable Communities to inform ecological interventions supporting active living and ageing communities, funded by Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council.

  • Email: fatima.ghani@unu.edu
    Telephone: + 60 3-9171-5394 Extension 6210