Sabah Boufkhed is a Research Associate in Global Health at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London. She is working on the Palliative Care aspects of the R4HC-MENA project; and has led research aiming at evaluating the preparedness of palliative care services to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, MENA, India and Asia-Pacific region. Prior to this work, she conducted research on migrant workers’ health and exploitation, global health, and preparedness and response to public health emergencies.
Sabah earned a PhD in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Master’s degrees in Epidemiology, and Humanitarian Action and Law. She co-founded organisations aiming at empowering and supporting women and ‘minorities’ in science and academia, is a Trustee for a Development NGO and a migration expert for a think-tank.