Postdoctoral Researcher in Water Quality, Climate and Health

Academic Profile

Nassim joined SoGE in January 2021. Prior to this, she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Global Health Institute- American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Her previous work focused on water management & anti-microbial resistance, health systems strengthening and urban resilience in the Global South with more focus on conflict-affected settings.

Current Research

Nassim is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher in water quality, climate and health as part of the SafePani project which is conducted in collaboration with UNICEF-Bangladesh.

Her research focuses on measuring and communicating water quality risks that impede achieving water security in rural & coastal areas in Bangladesh. she has a particular interest in designing and implementing context-specific safe water monitoring programmes while working closely and hand in hand with the local stakeholders.

Selected Publications

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Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • El Achi, N. (forthcoming) Title Forthcoming. In, Water Reuse in MENA: a source book. International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
  • El Achi, N. and Rouse, M.J. (2020) A Road Map to Sustainable Urban Water Supply. Chapter 17 in, Dadson, S.J., Garrick, D.E., Penning-Rowsell, E.C., Hall, J.W., Hope, R. and Hughes, J. (eds.) Water Science, Policy and Management: A Global Challenge. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN: 978-1-119-52060-3.

In progress

  • "E-Health for Conflict: A Narrative Review of the Application of E-Health Technologies in Contemporary Conflict Settings" submitted to Health Policy and Planning, September 2020.
  • "Anti-Microbial Resistant Bacteria in Water Samples at Health Care Facilities in the Gaza Strip."
  • "WASH and Anti-Microbial Resistant in conflict settings: A scoping review."
  • "City partnerships for more secure healthcare: the case study of Lebanon."