Regional Manager Middle East
Senior Trainer and Consultant
Rana’s work experience covers various thematic areas in Public health and development. She worked as project coordinator for capacity building of Primary Health Care workers in Lebanon, a project between SCF and the American University of Beirut (AUB), then as a Technical Officer for the Lebanese National AIDS Control Program, as well as a teacher of an undergraduate course at AUB.
Rana worked as director of Soins Infirmiers et Développement Communautaire, a Lebanese NGO, and as the MENAHRA-WHO-Drosos Manager of the Knowledge Hub for the Middle East and North Africa.
Since 2003, Rana worked in regional and international contexts as a Public Health and development consultant on issues including reproductive health, peer education among youth, children and youth participation, HIV/AIDS/STIs, drug use, smoking tobacco and healthy life styles. She collaborated with various UN agencies, ministries and NGOs in the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Georgia, Iraq, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Rana developed programs and behavioural change communication plans and evaluated such programs. She produced awareness raising, educational and training materials. She conducts various training courses from beginners to advanced users, well as research projects.
Rana holds a Master in Public Health-Health Behaviour and Education from the American University of Beirut (AUB) since 1987.