Dr. Nahla Abdel-Tawab
Nahla Abdel-Tawab, MD, DrPH, is the Director of the Population Council's Egypt office. She works closely with government agencies and leading NGOs to identify research priorities and interventions that address pressing needs and issues in reproductive health, including postpartum and post-abortion family planning, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and youth sexual and reproductive health. She provides technical and managerial leadership for the design and implementation of research and interventions to enhance young people’s healthy and successful transitions to adulthood. She also plays a key role in facilitating the scale-up of interventions and the use of research results by policymakers and program managers.