- Khuloud Alsaba
- Social Policy School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
- Edinburgh UK EH8 9DL
- Research Interests
- Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Health, Social Inequalities and Health, War and Conflicts, Public Health and Development Policy, Public Health in Conflict, Political Economy of Violence, Political Economy and Health, Feminist Theory, Gender-based Violence, Political Change and Health in the Arab World, Interdisciplinary Research, Theories of social power. Ideological power, Theories of Social Justice, Intersectionality and Inequalities
Social Determinants of Health in Conflict and War: Militarization and Health in Syria
- 2010-2011: MSc Health Inequalities and Public Policy from University of Edinburgh: Inequalities in Infant and Child Mortality and Health in Syria: Evidence from the Family Health Survey 2009)
- 1998-2002: Bachelor in Dental and Oral Surgery from Baghdad University
- Lectured for Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities (MSc course), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 for Social Policy Department.
- Lectured for Health Systems strengthening and Reform (MSc course)
- Tutoring for Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities (MSc course) 2016 for Social Policy Department
- Toturing for Global Politics of Gender and Sexuality (Honors) 2016 for Political Science and International Relations.
- Sir William Darling Memorial Prize, University of Edinburgh 2016
- School of Social and Political Science Graduate Studies Award, 2013
- Chrystal Macmillan Doctoral Studentship 2013 for PhD
- MSc Scholarship: Chevening and University of Edinburgh Scholarship for Master degree 2010
Technical Reports and Background papers:
- “Developing indices based on HeRAMS dataset 2014 HeRAMS Health Centers and Hospitals Indices of Syria”, 2015. Mahchy, Nasser, and Alsaba. SCPR project with WHO, Syria Office.
- "Forced Dispersion, Syrian Human Status: The Demographic Report 2016". The Syrian Center for Policy Research.
- “Health, Health Systems, and Social and Political Change”. Alsaba, 2014. Background Paper on Health and Health System in Syria before the Crisis for Syrian Center Policy Research, Population Status Project.
- “Women Sexual and Reproductive Health in Syria before 2011: a Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities Perspective” Alasaba, 2014. Background Paper on Health and Health System in Syria before the Crisis for Syrian Center Policy Research, Population Status Project.
- “Multidimensional Child Deprivation in Syria: a Comparative Study 2001-2009”. 2014. UNICEF study authored by: Rabie Nasser, Zaki Mehchy, and Khuloud Alsaba.
- “Alienation and Violence: the Impact of the crisis in Syria”. 2014. Syrian Center for Policy Research, UNRWA, and UNDP.
- “Syria: Squandering Humanity: the socioeconomic impact of the Crisis in Syria”. 2014. SCPR, UNRWA, and UNDP.
- “The Syrian Catastrophe: the socioeconomic impact of the Crisis in Syria”. 2013. SCPR, and UNRWA.
- “Understanding Women’s Experience of Violence and the Political Economy of Gender in Conflict: the case of Syria”. Alsaba and Kapilashrami, 2016. Journal of Reproductive Health Matters. 10.1016. 2016.05.002.
- “Syria’s Next Generation: Youth Un/Employment, Education, and Exclusion” in Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues.
- “Alternative Health System in Conflict affected Syria and the Question of Equity”. Paper presented to the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver, Canada April, 2016:
- “Development Roots, and the impact, of the Crisis in Syria”, R. Nasser, Z. Mehchy, and K. Alsaba. Paper presented to the annual conference of the Human Development and Capability Association, 2-5 September 2014, Athens, Greece
- Reproductive Health Working Group Annual Meeting, “Social Determinants of Health in Conflict: Militarization and Women Health in the Syrian Conflict” July, 2016.
Affiliation and Community Engagement:
- The Syrian Center for Policy Research, Researcher
- Reproductive Health Working Group, the Middle East, member
- The Red Crescent organizations in Iraq and Syria, 1998- 2014
- International Committee for the Red Cross, Syria, 2012-201
- "The Conflict in Syria, War on Terror Discourse: The Role of Global Actors and the implications for population health" Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies seminars, University of St Andrews 2017
- “The Socioeconomic and Health Impact of the Crisis in Syria” for Social Policy Department, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh, 2016. Joint presentation with Rabie Nasser.
- “War on Syria: the Political Determinants of Population Health”,Global Health Academy in University of Edinburgh and Middle East Society, 2016
- “Failed Development, Conflict, and Gender Vulnerabilities in Syria” in Edinburgh Global Justice Festival, 2016
- “Why are People Risking their Lives on the Mediterranean makeshift boats”, MSF and Refugees Welcome Edinburgh University communities, 2015.