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Ayesha Al Rifai

Country of origin: Palestine Currently in: Palestine, East Jerusalem General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2005 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
1997 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
1984 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

- Clinical Management of Rape - Abortion right in Palestine - Gender Based Violence - Reproductive health & rights


Publications resulting from Research: 


 AlRifai, A. (2018). Abortion as a Contested Right in Occupied Palestine. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies. 14(3), 384-389.
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W.,Rusli, A. M., Ismail, I. M., Ghrayeb N.F., & Al Rifai, A. (2015). Prevalence of Early Marriage among Women in Rural Palestinian Community: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Medical Journal, 22(4), 291 - 294.
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Rusli, A. M., Al Rifai, A. & Ismail, I. M. (2014).Prevalence and Pattern of Violence-Related Behaviors on School Property among Palestinian School Adolescent. International Medical Journal, 21(3), 258.
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Rusli, A. M., Ismail, I. M. & Rifai, A. A. (2014b). Prevalence of Suicide Ideation and Attempt among Palestinian Adolescents: Across-Sectional Study. World Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(3).
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Rusli, A. M., Rifai, A. A. & Ismail, M. (2014c). Non-Communicable Diseases Behavioral Risk Factors among Palestinian Adolescents: A Descriptive Study from a Rural Community of Tarqumia. World Journal of Medical Sciences, 10(3).
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Rusli, A. M., Al Rifai, A. & Ismail, I. M. (2014).Prevalence of Lifestyle-Related Risk Factors Contributing for Non-Communicable Diseases among Adolescents in Tarqumia, Palestine. International Medical Journal, 21(3), 272.
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Rusli, A. M., Ismail, I. M., Ghrayeb N.F., & Al Rifai, A. (2014).Prevalence and Pattern of Consanguineous Marriages among Palestinian Rural Population. International Medical Journal, 21(3), 277.
 Ghrayeb F. A. W, Nahed F Ghrayeb N. F., Ismail M., Al Rifai A. (2014).Is It True: Consanguinity Affects Fertility and Increases Negative Outcomes of Pregnancy in Palestine. International Medical Journal, 21(3), 287.
 Ghrayeb, F. A.W., Mohamed rusli, A., Al Rifai, A. &Mohd Ismail, I. (2013b). Youth in Trouble: Tobacco use among School Students in Palestine. Canadian Journal of Basic and Applied Science, 1(2), 58-67.
 Ghrayeb, F. A. W., Rusli, A. M., Al Rifai, A., Ismail, I. M.(2013a). The Impact of Education Program on Smoking Prevention: An Intervention Study among 16 to 18 Years Old in Palestine. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 12, 782-786.
 AlRifai, A. (2013). Right to Health Assessment. Right to Health Advocacy Project. (Unpublished report). WHO-oPt. East Jerusalem. Palestine.
 AlRifai, Ayesha (2010). UNFPA Third Cycle Country Programme Evaluation (2006-2010).
 AlRifai, Ayesha. (2009). Palestine: Contexts in Health Policy Discourse. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag. Germany. PhD. Dissertation in a book.
 AlRifai, Ayesha (2008). Health Chapter of the Gender Report-2008. Women Studies Program- BirZait University for PCBS.
 El Sharif, Nuha, AlRifai, Ayesha, El Asi, Sana, & Al-Ahmadat Amjad (2006). Attitudes of Palestinian Decision makers toward Premarital medical counseling & exam. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 12(6). Pp 873 -885.



Current profession

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Doctorate Dissertation & Masters thesis supervision, training and advisory to national Ministries in my areas of expertise.

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