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Nima Yaghmaei


Nima Yaghmaei is an epidemiologist at the KIT Institute in Amsterdam. He has obtained a master’s degree in International Health and a master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition.

Nima’s work at KIT focuses on innovative data analysis approaches and health information strengthening in fragile and conflict-affected settings, such as Afghanistan and South Sudan. In addition, he has a prominent role in developing and expanding KIT’s institutional capacity on research regarding disaster epidemiology and preparedness for climate-related and humanitarian crises.

Nima has experience working independently and within large consortiums, and has experience with Stata, Excel, QGIS, providing technical support for complex surveys, and secondary data analysis.


  • BRIDGE – Bridging Research Integrity and Global Health Epidemiology

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    The BRIDGE guidelines are good epidemiological practice (GEP) guidelines specifically for global health epidemiology. Why are specific GEP guidelines needed for global health? Research integrity and research fairness have gained considerable momentum in the past decade and have direct implications for global health epidemiology. Existing good epidemiological practice guidelines developed by national epidemiological associations lack […]

  • Health Pooled Fund

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    South Sudan has experienced significant levels of fragility, conflict and violence for nearly half a century. It is estimated that over 400,000 lives have been lost since 2013 due to conflict and millions more have been displaced. With limited access to basic health services, it has some of the worst health indicators in the world, […]

  • Afghan Health: Monitoring and Evaluation

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    The Afghan Ministry of Public Health requested a third party monitoring & evaluation of its national health services. It was assigned to KIT Royal Tropical Institute by means of a health facility functionality assessment, drug quality assessment, health management information system verification, household surveys and results-based financing assessment. As of 2003, Afghanistan established a novel […]