Mahdi Abdelwahab, MSc, MBBCh, is a global health advisor with expertise in health education, sexual and reproductive health and rights, migrant and refugee health, and qualitative research methods. He is committed to innovation in health education, including E-Learning, interactive and adaptive learning, and serious games. He is currently coordinating the Master of Public Health at KIT while working simultaneously on several research projects.
After graduating from medical school in Egypt, Mahdi moved from clinical practice to public and global health. He approaches strengthening health systems, health promotion, and working on stronger disease prevention and control as the dam that can stop the flood higher upstream rather than waiting to deal with its consequences in the valley. His experience with different organisations and entrepreneurial spirit allows him to find creative connections and opportunities for solutions and collaboration.