Abbas Omaar joined the Centre on Global Health Security in September 2014. He works across issues related to public private partnerships in global health and coordinates the centre's One Health programme. He also coordinates its Infectious Disease Risk Assessment and Management (IDRAM) initiative which aims to facilitate dialogue between the extractive industry and international development actors, finance institutions, national governments and public health stakeholders.
Abbas obtained his MSc in International Health Management from Imperial College London and a BSc in Biology with Psychology from Queen Mary, University of London.
- Antimicrobial resistance
- One Health
- Private sector involvement in global health issues
|2016-||Research Assistant, Project Coordinator, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House|
|2014-16||Project Coordinator, Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House|
- Arabic (not for broadcast)
- Pathogens, prejudice, and politics: the role of the global health community in the European refugee crisis
Mishal S Khan, Anna Osei-Kofi, Abbas Omar, Hilary Kirkbride, Anthony Kessel, Aula Abbara, David Heymann, Alimuddin Zumla, Osman Dar, The Lancet, June 2016
- MenAfriVac and the Struggle to Make Vaccines Affordable 18 December 2015
- Facing the Health Challenges of the Global Refugee Crisis 30 November 2015
- Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance: On the Cusp of Success? 20 November 2015