MENARAH Founder and Director Appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Population Health Metrics

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πŸŽ‰ Exciting News and Call to Action! πŸŒ

πŸ”¬ Join the Journey with Professor Shereen Hussein as Co-Editor-in-Chief for BMC Population Health Metrics! πŸ“ˆ

🌟 As Professor Shereen Hussein steps into her new role, she extends a warm invitation to all passionate researchers in the MENA region to embark on a transformative journey with BMC Population Health Metrics. Together, let’s push the boundaries of knowledge and contribute to understanding the region’s ageing population health.

πŸ§ πŸ’‘ Focused Direction:

As the recently appointed Co-Editor-in-Chief, Professor Hussein is steering the journal towards a profound emphasis on specific areas that demand our attention. We’re calling for contributions that bring nuanced measurement tools and sensitive methodological approaches to the forefront, especially in the dynamic landscape of technology and healthcare data.

🌍 Tailored Solutions for the Middle East:

Let’s turn our focus to the unique health and long-term care needs of the elderly population in the Middle East. Our goal is to pioneer innovative methodologies capable of measuring both fulfilled and unmet needs. These tools should be adaptable to the rich tapestry of cultural perspectives on ageing and care in the region.

πŸš€ Illuminate Gender-Specific Challenges:

Recognising the vital role of gender equality in healthcare, Professor Hussein urges authors to delve into the intersections with various healthcare aspects. Explore how gender influences workforce dynamics and shapes the quality of care individuals receive. Let’s shine a light on gender-specific challenges and advocate for more equitable and inclusive practices.

🌐 Embrace Advanced Methodologies:

We encourage authors to leverage various data sources and harness cutting-edge tools such as machine learning and Artificial Intelligence in their research. We can revolutionise our understanding of population health by embracing these advanced methodologies.

🀝 Collaborative Efforts:

While we aim for innovation, let’s also acknowledge existing gaps in data and information. This journey requires a collaborative effort within the scientific community. Let’s address these deficiencies and contribute to advancing healthcare research.

πŸ“’ Your Research Matters!

Contribute to BMC Population Health Metrics and be part of the change in understanding, monitoring, and addressing the health and long-term care needs of the ageing population in the Middle East.

Read a recent interview with Professor Hussein about her role.

About the Journal

Population Health Metrics is a peer-reviewed journal published by Springer Nature.

Population Health Metrics strives to enhance our understanding of population health through research. The journal welcomes papers that cover a wide range of topics, including concepts, methods, ethics, applications, and summary measures related to population health.Β 

The journal provides an exclusive platform for population health researchers to share their discoveries with the global community. We are particularly interested in research that effectively communicates population health measures and policy implications to stakeholders. This encompasses papers on burden estimation, risk assessment, and research that explores population health across various stages of development.

πŸ“š Ready to contribute? 

Visit Population Health Metrics to read more and submit your manuscript.

Founder and Director
Shereen Husseinis a Health and Social Care Policy professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineΒ (LSHTM), United Kingdom.
Shereen Founded the MENARAH Network in 2019, through an initial grant from the Global Challenge Research Fund, UKRI. She is a medical demographer with expertise in ageing, family dynamics, migration and long-term care systems. Shereen regularly collaborates with the United Nations, the World Health Organisation and the World Bank in policy and research focused on ageing in the Middle East and North Africa Region.
Shereen received her undergraduate degree in statistics and a postgraduate degree in computer science at Cairo University. She completed an MSc in medical demography at the London School of Hygiene and a PhD in quantitative demography and population studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.