Dr. Hasanain received his Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Baghdad, Iraq, in 2006. He subsequently did his Master Degree in Community Health at the National University of Malaysia in 2008, which has spurred him to pursue PhD studies. His main interest area is child nutrition and health, particularly how it is affected by armed conflicts in developing countries. He is a member in World Public Health Nutrition Association and also Nutrition Society of Malaysia. Currently he is a PhD Fellow at the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health.