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Ziad El-Khatib


Associate Professor, Global Health

Visiting address : Tomtebodavägen 18 A, Plan 4, Hiss 1 (Vänster) 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Postal address : Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS), K9, Global health (IHCAR), 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
Delivery address : Tomtebodavägen 18 B 171 65 Solna, Sweden

About me

I am an Associate Professor in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet. I have worked on different diseases and in different contexts. Also I am engaged in different projects related to Research Capacity Building.
My research work includes injuries, non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases. Also I have a big interest in mHealth.


2011: PhD, Epidemiology and Global Health (it was part of an international collaboration between KI-Stockholm, Stanford University-California and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in Johannesburg).

2004: MSc, Epidemiolgy and Public Health, Umeå International School for Public Health

2002: Graduate Diploma, IT, American University of Beirut

2000: BSc, Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Balamand, Beirut

Research description

Epidemiology and Global Health. Research interests include infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, mHealth and injuries.






1) Global health - 3 cases studies (University of Ottawa, Nov 2017)

2) SMS-based smartphone application for disease surveillance in a limited-resource setting (MSF Science and Innovation days, British Medical Society, London, May 2017)

3) Presentation for pilot intervention on the usage of mHealth in Central African Republic with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - May, 2016

4) Urgency very importance in global Health - Lecture at University of Ottawa (Oct 2015):