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El Ansari, Walid (Prof.) 

Walid El Ansari

Professor of Public Health Walid El Ansari, Professor of Public Health at the University of Gloucestershire

Email: walidansari@glos.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0) 1242 715274

Qualifications

  • Doctorate Degree in Education (PhD (Oxford Brookes)) 2006, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Doctorate Degree in Public Health (PhD (Wales) 1999, University of Wales, UK
  • PG Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (PGCert HE) 1999, Wolverhampton University, UK
  • Diploma Degree in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (DTM&H) 1996, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
  • Masters Degree in Public Health Medicine (MSc (PHM)) 1994, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK 
  • Diploma Degree in Paediatrics & Child Health (Dip (Ped)) 1987, Alexandria University, EGYPT
  • Bachelor Degree (MBBCH) with Honours in Medicine and Surgery 1984, Alexandria University, EGYPT

Accreditations

  • SAMDC
  • FRIPH
  • FHEA

Areas of research interest and teaching expertise

  • Public health
  • Health services research
  • Maternal
  • Neonatal and perinatal epidemiology
  • Patient and public participation
  • Community alliances and partnerships in health
  • Inter-agency collaboration
  • Student health (nutrition, alcohol consumption, smoking, depression, stress, physical activity, health complaints)
  • Physical activity
  • Multidisciplinary quantitative & qualitative research
  • Epidemiology & statistical methods
  • Primary health care
  • Environment
  • Sustainable development and well being
  • Mental health 

National Academic and Professional Appointments

  • Co-investigator, the NIHR-funded (£0.5 Million) “Effective Team Working in Mental Health” study. A three year multi-disciplinary project (2008-2011) between eight UK Universities that aims to generate national guidelines to the enables of, and barriers to, effective team working in mental health care in the NHS.
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  • Member of AIDS Accountability International Expert panel (2008- present)
  • Appointed member to NICE (National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence), Centre for Public Health Excellence, Programme Development Group (PDG) for the National Guidelines on Community Engagement, London, UK. (2007 - present) Read More
  • Appointed member to The European Court of Auditors, Luxembourg for the audit of their EU- funded Public Health and Health Determinants research projects (audit of the Framework programmes from FP2 to the current FP7). (2007 - present) "The European Union’s Public Health Programme (2003 to 2007): an effective way to improve European citizens’ health?"

  • Invited reviewer for major funding bodies: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC) for the ‘Public Health Research: Centres of Excellence’ initiative. Jointly funded by British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK, Department of Health, R&D Office for the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services, Wales Office of R&D, Welsh Assembly Government and Wellcome Trust (£10 Million); and the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO) -  WOTRO Netherlands (Science for Global Development) (€ 5 million) (2006 - present) (2006 - present)

  • Appointed Professional Advisory Member of the charity INVOLVE Public Participation National Advisory Board, London

  • Member of Care Services Improvement Partnership, DOH national organisation for leadership development

  • Member of the National reference group for the Department of Health's 'Public Health Desktop' initiative, London (2006 - present)

  • Board Member to the European Consortium for Cross National Student Health Behaviour Research, Germany

  • Invited member of WHO headquarters in Geneva, Observatory for Health Care for Chronic Conditions, Network of Innovators (invitation only)

  • Co-author of WHO Geneva Stop TB Partnership Report, 2003

  • Co-author of WHO Geneva HIV/AIDS Health services-Community Interface Report, 2003 

  • Contributor and member to the WHO Reference Group for the WHO report: ?Preparing a Health Care Workforce for the 21st Century: The Challenge of Chronic Conditions?. Walid and his findings were the driving force in making partnering one of 5 main competencies for health workers who deal with chronic illness

  • Invited Participant at WHO, national and global Conferences on Health Promotion / Public Health

  • Invited and commissioned by BMJ bmjlearning.com to write an interactive module on community partnerships for BMJ educational website for primary care targeted at practice managers.

  • Featured member Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH), University of Washington, USA.

  • Requests by Medicines Partnership UK (supported by the Department of Health), and Community Campus Partnerships of Health (University of Washington, USA) for his research tool to be posted on their websites.

  • Editorial Boards: Chronic Illness (UK), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Switzerland), The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services (UK), Journal of Integrated Care (UK), International Journal of Biomedical Science (USA), Medical Sciences Monitor (USA), Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery (South Africa); and reviewer for another 9 international prestigious peer reviewed journals.

  • Secured and managed Grants from WHO Geneva, USAID/ Egyptian Ministry of Health, DFID and the British Council, University of Wales, Oxford Brookes University, was one of 2 national finalists for 400,000 grant from the SDO Coordinating Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine (2005) for national research on partnership working in health   

Research degree students currently supporting

  • Research PhD: The health status and lifestyle behaviours of higher education students in Libya
    PhD: Perinatal Neonatal Outcomes Research Study in the Arabian Gulf (PEARL Study) – Qatar
  • MRes: University students’ health behaviours, wellbeing and satisfaction with the educational experience and their associations with academic achievement at one university in the United Kingdom
  • PhD: The links between psychological resilience factors and depression, anxiety and stress in diabetic patients in Nigeria
  • PhD: The historical exploration of the health care delivery system in the Islamic Caliphate (632 AD – 1258 AD) as a function of State
  • PhD: Oral health knowledge, sources of information and dental caries status among school children in the state of Qatar
  • PhD: Partnership working for the promotion of sport and physical activity: an investigation into community sports networks in England
  • PhD: An enquiry into the quality of life for people living with epilepsy in the United Kingdom: Are there differences in the experiences for men and women?
  • PhD: A quantitative inquiry of levels and correlates of self medication and over-the-counter drugs use across university students in the Emirates
  • PhD: A survey of health status and lifestyle behaviours of higher education students in Zimbabwe. Are there differences by socio economic status?
  • PhD: Climate change, sustainable development and wellbeing: the views of youth in the Netherlands and in South Africa
  • MSc: A demographic analysis of the undergraduate alcohol culture at one University in the United Kingdom with particular reference to traditional and non-traditional students
  • PhD: Engineering education for sustainable development in Vietnamese universities: building culturally appropriate strategies for transforming the engineering curriculum towards sustainable development

Journal articles

El Zoghbi MB, El Ansari W (2014) University students as recipients of and contributors to information on climate change: insights from South Africa and implications for well-being. Central European Journal of Public Health. Jun;22(2):125-32. Click here to read abstract.

Al-Darwish M, El Ansari W, Bener A. (2014) Prevalence of dental caries among 12-14 year old children in Qatar. Saudi Dental Journal. 26(3):115-25. doi: 10.1016/j.sdentj.2014.03.006. Epub 2014 May 5. Click here to read article.

Degni F, Suominen SB, El Ansari W, Vehviläinen-Julkunen K, Essen B. (2014) Reproductive and maternity health care services in Finland: perceptions and experiences of Somali-born immigrant women. Ethnicity and Health. 19(3):348-66. Click here to read abstract. 

El Zoghbi MB, El Ansari W. (2014) Ethical concerns and contributions in response to climate change and the links to well-being: a study of university students in The Netherlands. Central European Journal of Public Health. 22(2):118-24. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W., Stock C. (2014) Relationship between attainment of recommended physical activity guidelines and academic achievement: undergraduate students in Egypt. Global Journal of Health Sciences 2014 14;6(5):37450. Click here to read article.

El Ansari W, Sebena R., and Labeeb S. (2014) Multiple risk factors: prevalence and correlates of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) use among university students in Egypt. Journal of Substance Use Posted online on June 10, 2014. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Dibba E, Stock C. (2014) Body image concerns: levels, correlates and gender differences among students in the United Kingdom. Central European Journal of Public Health. Jun;22(2):106-17. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Dibba E, Labeeb S, Stock C. (2014) Body Image Concern and its Correlates among Male and Female Undergraduate Students at Assuit University in Egypt. Global Journal of Health Sciences. 15;6(5):35230. Click here to read article.  

El Ansari W, Sebena R, Stock C. (2014) Do importance of religious faith and healthy lifestyle modify the relationships between depressive symptoms and four indicators of alcohol consumption? Survey of students across seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Substance Use and Misuse 49(3):211-20. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Khalil K, Crone D, Stock C. (2014) Physical activity and gender differences: correlates of compliance with recommended levels of five forms of physical activity among students at nine universities in Libya. Central European Journal of Public Health. Jun;22(2):98-105. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Oskrochi R, Haghgoo G. (2014) Are students' symptoms and health complaints associated with perceived stress at university? Perspectives from the United kingdom and Egypt. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public 26;11(10):9981-10002. Click here to read article.

El Ansari W, Adetunji H, Oskrochi R. (2014) Food and mental health: relationship between food and perceived stress and depressive symptoms among university students in the United Kingdom. Central European Journal of Public Health. Jun;22(2):90-7. Click here to read abstract.

Abu Shomar RT, Lubbad IK, El Ansari W, Al-Khatib IA, Alharazin HJ. (2014) Smoking, awareness of smoking-associated health risks, and knowledge of national tobacco legislation in Gaza, Palestine. Central European Journal of Public Health. 22(2):80-9. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Oskrochi R, Labeeb S, Stock C. (2014) Symptoms and health complaints and their association with perceived stress at university: survey of students at eleven faculties in Egypt.  Central European Journal of Public Health. 22(2):68-79. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2014) Health and well-being of students at higher education institutions--time for urgent action? Central European Journal of Public Health. 22(2):67. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Stock C, Mills C. (2013) Is alcohol consumption associated with poor academic achievement in university students? International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 4(10):1175-88. Click here to read article. 

El Ansari W, Sebena R, Stock C. (2013) Socio-demographic correlates of six indicators of alcohol consumption: survey findings of students across seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Archives of Public Health. 6;71(1):29. Click here to read article. 

Eltinay S, Rahman S, El Ansari W, Nimeri N, Latiph E, Yousafzai MT. (2013) Fetal and perinatal determinants of neonatal mortality in the state of qatar: A pilot phase univariate and multivariate analysis by PEARL study. Journal of the Postgraduate Medical Institute 27(3):235-41. Click here to read article.

El Ansari W, Labeeb S, Moseley L, Kotb S, El-Houfey A. (2013) Physical and Psychological Wellbeing of University Students: Survey of Eleven Faculties in Egypt. International Journal of Preventive Medicine 4(3): 293-310. Click here to read abstract.  

Rahman S, El Ansari W, Nimeri N, Eltinay S, Tohid H, Yousafzai MT. (2013) Achieving excellence in Maternal, Neonatal and Perinatal survival: Executive synopsis of PEARL study annual report 2011. Journal of the Postgraduate Medical Institute 27(1):04-7.

El Ansari W, Dunne J. (2013) Awareness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A Case Study of a blended learning educational programme in the UK. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 20(1):50-63.  Click here to read abstract.   

El Ansari W, Sebena R, Stock C. (Under Review) Selected socio-demographic factors and related differences in patterns of six indicators of alcohol consumption of students across seven universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Substance Use and Misuse

El Ansari W, Lyubovnikova J, West M, Dawson J, et al. (Under Review) Development and Psychometric Evaluation of a Novel Community Adult Mental Health Team Effectiveness Scale. British Journal of Psychiatry

Sigmund E, El Ansari W, Sigmondova D. (In Press) Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year longitudinal study in the Czech Republic. BMC Public Health  

Rahman S, El Ansari W, Nimeri N, Eltinay S, Tohid H, Yousafzai MT. (2013) Achieving excellence in Maternal, Neonatal and Perinatal survival: Executive synopsis of PEARL study annual report 2011. Journal of the Postgraduate Medical Institute 27(1):04-7

Rahman S, El Ansari W, Nimeri N, El Tinay S, Salameh K,  Abbas T, Yousafzai MT, Bener  A. (2012) Have Neonatal Mortality Rates in the State of Qatar become Static? A PEARL Study Analysis. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal Dec;18(12):1201-8

El Ansari W, Labeeb S, Kotb S, Yousafzai MT, El-Houfey A, Stock C. (2012) Correlates of Smoking, Quit Attempts and Attitudes towards Total Smoking Ban at University: Findings from Eleven Faculties in Egypt. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 13(6): 2547-56

Nimeri N, Rahman S, El Tinay S, El Ansari W, et al. (2012) The National Perinatal Mortality Rate in the State of Qatar during 2011; Trends since 1990 and comparative analysis with World Health Statistics 2011: The PEARL Study Project. Journal of Perinatal Medicine Sep 28:1-8

El Ansari W. (2012) Leadership in Community Partnerships: South African Study and Experience. Central European Journal of Public Health 20(3): 174-84

Sigmund E, El Ansari W, Sigmondova D. (2012) Does school-based physical activity decrease overweight and obesity in children aged 6-9 years? A two-year non-randomized longitudinal intervention study in the Czech Republic. BMC Public Health Jul 29;12:570

Rahman S, Al Rifai H, El Ansari W, Nimeri N, El Tinay S, Salameh K, Abbas T, Jarir RA, Said N, Taha S. (2012) A PEARL Study Analysis of National Neonatal, Early Neonatal, Late Neonatal, and Corrected Neonatal Mortality Rates in the State of Qatar during 2011: A Comparison with World Health Statistics 2011 and Qatar’s Historic Data over a Period of 36 Years (1975-2011). Journal of Clinical Neonatology 1(4): 195-201

Sebena R, El Ansari W, Stock C, Orosova O, Mikolajczyk RT. (2012) Are perceived stress, depressive symptoms and religious faith associated with alcohol consumption? A survey of freshmen university students across five European countries. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 7(1):21. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Stock C, Mikolajczyk R. (2012) Relationships between food consumption and living arrangements among university students in four European countries - A cross-sectional study. Nutrition Journal 11(1):28. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Stock C. (2012) Factors Associated With Smoking, Quit Attempts and Attitudes towards Total Smoking Ban at University: A Survey of Seven Universities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Asia Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 13(2):705-14. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Dunne J. (2012) Awareness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A Case Study of a blended learning educational programme in the UK. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Feb 28. [Epub ahead of print] Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2011) Factors associated with students’ satisfaction with their educational experiences, and their module grades: Survey findings from the United Kingdom. Educational Research 2(11): 1637-1647. Read article: http://www.interesjournals.org/ER/pdf/2011/November/El%20Ansari.pdf

Sigmundová D, El Ansari W, Sigmund E, Karel F. (2011) Secular Trends: A Ten-Year Comparison of the Amount and Type of Physical Activity and Inactivity of Random Samples of Adolescents in the Czech Republic. BMC Public Health, 11:731. Read abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21943194
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El Ansari W, Andersson E. (2011) Beyond Value? Measuring the Costs and Benefits of Public Participation in Health Service Delivery and Decision Making. Journal of Integrated Care 19(6): 45-57

El Ansari W, Stock C, John J, Deeny P, Phillips C, Snelgrove S, Adetunji H,  Hu X, Parke S, Mabhala A. (2011) Health Promoting Behaviours and Lifestyle Characteristics of Students at Seven Universities in the UK. Central European Journal of Public Health 19 (4): 197–204. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Oskrochi R. (2011) Methods behaving differently: The effects of method of data analysis on understanding student satisfaction with their educational experience. Educational Research 2(8): 1417-1430. Read abstract: http://interesjournals.org/ER/Abstracts/2011%20abstract/August/El%20Ansari%20and%20Oskrochi.htm  Read article: http://interesjournals.org/ER/pdf/2011/August/El%20Ansari%20%20and%20%20Oskrochi.pdf

El Ansari W. (2011) When Meanings Blur, Do Differences Matter? Initiatives for Improving the Quality and Integration of Care: Conceptual Matrix or Measurement Maze? Journal of Integrated Care 19(3): 5-21. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Stock C, Snelgrove S, Hu X, Parke S, John J, Adetunji H, Stoate M, Deeny P, Phillips C, Mabhala A. (2011) Feeling Healthy? A Survey of Physical and Psychological Wellbeing of Students from Seven Universities in the UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 8(5), 1308-1323; doi:10.3390/ijerph8051308
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Degni F, Suominen S, Kauhanen J, El Ansari W.  (2010; Publication: January 2011) Religious-Ethnic differences in alcohol consumption and abstinence among 15 to 17-years-old school Adolescents in Turku, Finland. Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration Studies 5(2): 63-69

Degni F, Suominen S, Essén B, El Ansari W, Vehvilainen-Julkunen K.  (2011) Communication and cultural issues in providing reproductive health to immigrant women: Health care providers' experiences in meeting expectations of Somali women living in Finland. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print] Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Stock C, Phillips C, Mabhala A, Stoate M, Adetunji H, Deeny P, John J, Davies S, Parke S, Hu X, Snelgrove S. (2011) Does the Association between Depressive Symptomatology and Physical Activity Depend on Body Image Perception? A Survey of Students from Seven Universities in the UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 8, 281-299.
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Lovell GP, El Ansari W. (2011) Attitudes of Female Adolescents in London, United Kingdom, Towards Physical Education and Physical Activity. International Journal of Sports Sciences and Physical Education, 2(1): 37-42

Sigmundová D, El Ansari W., Sigmund E. (2011) Neighbourhood Environment Correlates of Physical Activity: A Study of Eight Czech Regional Towns. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 8(2):341-357.
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El Ansari W, Rahman S, Salameh K, Bener A. (2010) A study of socioeconomic determinants associated with improved maternal, neonatal and perinatal survival in the State of Qatar. Early Human Development 86(Supplement 1): S14 (2nd UENPS Congress Academic Olympics) doi:10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2010.09.043 Read Abstract

El Ansari W, El Ashker S, Moseley L. (2010) Associations between Physical Activity and Health Parameters in Adolescent Pupils in Egypt. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(4), 1649-1669; doi: 10.3390/ijerph7041649 Read Article

Pelclová J, El Ansari W, Vašíčková J. (2010) One-year longitudinal study of Pedometer-Determined variability of physical activity of high school pupils in the Czech Republic. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine 9, 490 – 498. Click here to read article.

RahmanS, Salameh K, Bener A, El Ansari W. (2010) Socioeconomic associations of improved maternal, neonatal, and perinatal survival in Qatar. International Journal of Women’s Health 2: 311–318
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Lovell  G, El Ansari W, Parker JK. (2010) Perceived Exercise Benefits and Barriers of Non-Exercising Female University Students in the UK. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, (4), 1649-1669; doi: 10.3390/ijerph7041649
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El Ansari W, Moseley L. (2010) You get what you measure: Assessing and reporting student satisfaction with their health and social care educational experience. Nurse Education Today 31(2):173-8.
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Parappil H, Rahman S, Salama H, Al Rifai H, Parambil NK, El Ansari W. (2010) Outcomes of 28+1 to 32+0 Weeks Gestation Babies in the State of Qatar: Finding Facility-Based Cost Effective Options for Improving the Survival of Preterm Neonates in Low Income Countries. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(6), 2526-2542. doi:10.3390/ijerph7062526
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El Ansari W, Oskrochi R, Phillips CJ. (2010) One Size Fits All Partnerships? What Explains Community Partnership Leadership Skills? Health Promotion Practice 11(4): 501-14.
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Tanggaard Andersen P, El Ansari W, Rasmussen HB, Stock C. (2010) Municipalities Collaborating in Public Health Partnership: The Danish Experience. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 3954-3971; doi:10.3390/ijerph7113954. Click here to read article. 

Pelclová J, El Ansari W, Vašícková J. (2010) Is Participation in After-School Physical Activity Associated with Increased Total Physical Activity? A Study of High School Pupils in the Czech Republic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 2853-2865; doi:10.3390/ijerph7072853
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Cuberek R, El Ansari W, Frömel K, Skalik K, Sigmund E. (2010) A Comparison of Two Motion Sensors for the Assessment of Free-Living Physical Activity of Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(4), 1558-1576. doi:10.3390/ijerph7041558 View article:
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El Ansari W, Vodder Clausen S, Mabhala A, Stock C. (2010) How Do I Look? Body Image Perceptions among University Students from England and Denmark. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 583-595. doi:10.3390/ijerph7020583
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El Ansari W, Stock C. (2010) Is the Health and Wellbeing of University Students Associated with their Academic Performance? Cross Sectional Findings from the United Kingdom. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 509-527; doi:10.3390/ijerph7020509
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Mikolajczyk RT, Maxwell AE, El Ansari W, et al. (2010) Relationship between perceived body weight and body mass index based on self- reported height and weight among university students: a cross-sectional study in seven European countries. BMC Public Health 27;10(1):40. Click here to read article.

Owens C, Crone D, Kilgour L, El Ansari W. (2010) The place and promotion of wellbeing in Mental Health Services: A qualitative investigation. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 17(1):1-8.
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El Ansari W, Stibbe A.  (2009) Public Health and the Environment: What Skills for Sustainability Literacy - And Why? Sustainability 1, 425-440. Click here to download PDF. 

Mikolajczyk R, El Ansari W, Maxwell A. (2009) Food Consumption Frequency and Perceived Stress and Depressive Symptoms among Students in Three European Countries. Nutrition Journal  15;8:31
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Frömel K, El Ansari W, Vašíčková J. The Impact of Teaching Physical Education to Czech School Children using Progressive Teaching Approaches: Findings of a four-year study. Central European Journal of Public Health 17(3):161-8. Read abstract:
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El Ansari W, Newbigging K, Roth C, Malik F. (2009) The Role of Advocacy and Interpretation Services in the delivery of Quality HealthCare to Diverse Minority Communities in London, United Kingdom. Health & Social Care in the Community 17(6), 636—646
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El Ansari W. (2009) Joint Working For health and Social Outcomes: The Partnership-leadership Mantra. International Journal of Leadership in Public Services 5(1):29-36.
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Sigmund E, Sigmundová D, El Ansari W. (2009) Changes in Physical Activity of Preschoolers and First-grade Children: Longitudinal Study in the Czech  Republic. Child: Care, Health and Development   35, 3, 376–382 Read article 

El Ansari W, Lovell  G. (2009) Barriers to Exercise in Younger and Older Non-Exercising Adult Women: A Cross Sectional Study in London,  United Kingdom . International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 6, 1443-1455; doi:10.3390/ijerph6041443 Read article: http://insight.glos.ac.uk/academicschools/dse/staff/Pages/profwalidelansari.aspx

Stock C ,Mikolajczyk R, Bloomfield K, Maxwell A, Ozebe H, Petkeviciene J, Naydenova V, Guillén-Grima F, El Ansari W, Krämer A. (2009) Alcohol consumption and attitudes towards banning alcohol sales on campus among European university students. Public Health 123: 122–129.
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El Ansari W, Oskrochi R, Phillips C. (2009) Engagement and Action for Health: The Contribution of Leaders’ Collaborative Skills to Partnership Success. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 6, 361-381; doi:10.3390/ijerph6010361 Read article:
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El Ansari W, El-Silimy S. (2008) Are Fuel Poverty Reduction Schemes Associated with Decreased Excess Winter Mortality in Elders? A Case Study from London, UK. Chronic Illness 4:289-294

Stock C., Mikolajczyk R.T., Bilir N., Petkeviciene J., Naydenova V., Dudziak U, Marin-Fernandez B., El Ansari W. (2008) Gender differences in health complaints among students: Results from a survey in seven countries. Journal of Public Health 16 (5): 353-360 Click here to read abstract.

Mikolajczyk R, Maxwell A, Naydenova V, Meier S, El Ansari W. (2008) Depressive symptoms and perceived burdens related to being a student: Survey in three European countries. Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health  4:19. Click here to read article.  

Mikolajczyk RT, Brzoska P, Maier C, Ottova V, Meier S, Dudziak U, Ilieva S, El Ansari W. (2008) Factors Associated with Self-Rated Health Status in University Students: A Cross-sectional Study in Three European Countries. BMC Public Health BMC Public Health 8:215. Click here to read article.

Mikolajczyk RT, Maxwell AE, El Ansari W, Naydenova V, Stock C, Ilieva S, Dudziak U, Rajnicova-Nagyova I. (2008)  Prevalence of depressive symptoms in university students from Germany, Denmark, Poland and Bulgaria. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 43(2):105-112. Click here to read article.

El Ansari W, Maxwell A, Mikolajczyk R, Stock C, Naydenova V, Krämer A. (2007) Promoting Public Health: Benefits and Challenges of a Europeanwide Research Consortium on Student Health. Central European Journal of Public Health 15(1): 58-65. Read Abstract

El Ansari W, Maxwell AE, Stock C, Mikolajczyk R, Naydenova V, Krämer A. (2007) Nurses’ involvement in international research collaborations. Nursing Standard. 21, 26, 35-40. Read Abstract

El Ansari W, Davis T, Pearson D. (2007) Students’ Satisfaction With Their Health And Social Care Educational Programmes: Qualitative Findings from the UK. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 13, 4, 925-938. Read abstract:
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El Ansari W, Maxwell A, Mikolajczyk R, Stock C, Naydenova V, Krämer A. (2007) Promoting Student Health: Benefits and Challenges of a Europeanwide Research Consortium. Central European Journal of Public Health 15(1): 58-65

El Ansari W,  Maxwell A, Stock C, Mikolajczyk R, Naydenova V , Krämer A. (2007) Nurse Involvement in International Research Collaborations. Nursing Standard  21(6): 35-40

El Ansari W. (2006) Chronic Conditions and the Developing World: A Contribution to the Evidence Base. Chronic Illness 2(3): 159-160. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Oskrochi R. (2006) What Matters Most? Predictors of Student Satisfaction in Public Health Educational Courses.  Public Health 120(5):462-73. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Weiss E. (2006) Quality of Community Partnership Research:  Developing the Evidence Base. Health Education Research 21: 175-180. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2005) Collaborative Research Partnerships with Disadvantaged Communities: Challenges and Potential Solutions. Public Health 119(9):758-70. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Privett S. (2005) Health Protection: communicable disease, public health and infection control educational programmes – A case study from the UK. Public Health 119(4):328-40. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2005) Passive smoking and chronic illness in children: age and gender inequalities, and the fallacy of ‘low-strength’ cigarettes. Chronic Illness 1(1):87-91. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Oskrochi R. (2004) What ‘really’ affects health professions students’ satisfaction with their educational experience? Implications for practice and research. Nurse Education Today 24 (8): 644-655. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Soweid  R, Jabbour S. (2004) Geography of Biomedical Publications. Lancet  363: 489.
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Spence W, El Ansari W. (2004) Portfolio assessment: practice teachers’ early experience. Nurse Education Today 24(5): 388-401. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2004) Appraisal skills as a public health competency for evidence-based care: Student satisfaction with their research education. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 10(4): 354-365. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Phillips CJ, & Zwi AB. (2004). Collaboration in Health: Public Health Nurses’ Perspectives. Public Health Nursing 21 (3): 278-287. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Phillips CJ. (2004) The Costs and benefits of participants in community partnerships. A paradox? Health Promotion Practice 5(1): 35-48. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W, Russell J, Wills J. (2004). Reply to: response to article published by El Ansari et al. in Public Health. Public Health 118(2): 162-164

El Ansari W, Russell J, Wills J. (2003) Education for Health:  Case Studies of Two Multidisciplinary MPH/MSc Public Health Programmes in the UK. Public Health 117: 366-376.
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El Ansari W. (2003). The tests, the tools, the methods, certainty, and thinking ‘outside the box’. Physiotherapy 89(5): 320-322

El Ansari W, Russell J, Spence W, Ryder E, Chambers C. (2003) New skills for a new age: Leading the introduction of public health concepts in health care curricula. Public Health 117(2): 77-87.
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El Ansari W. (2003) Satisfaction Trends in Undergraduate Physiotherapy Education. Physiotherapy 89(3): 171-185. Read abstract

El Ansari W. (2003) Educational Partnerships for Health: Do Stakeholders Perceive Similar Outcomes? Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 9(2): 136-156.
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El Ansari W. (2002) Passive Smoking in Children: Facts and Implication. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal 8(1): 74-87. Click here to read abstract. 

El Ansari W, Pearson D & Davis T (2002) Satisfaction with interprofessional multidisciplinary education? Influences of learners’ demographic and academic characteristics. Journal of Interprofessional Care 16(2): 174-175

El Ansari W, Phillips CJ, & Zwi AB (2002) Narrowing the Gap Between Academic Professional Wisdom and Community Lay Knowledge: Partnerships in South Africa. Public Health 116 (3): 151-159. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2002) Student Nurse Satisfaction Levels With Their Courses: Part I  Effects of Demographic Variables, Nurse Education Today, 22(2): 159-170. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari, W (2002) Student Nurse Satisfaction Levels With Their Courses: Part II  Effects of Academic Variables, Nurse Education Today, 22(2): 171-180. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (2001) Empowering Health Care Workers in Africa: Partnerships in Health - Beyond the Rhetoric Towards a Model. Critical Public Health 11(3): 231 – 252. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (2001) Community Development for a Changing World? Innovative Joint Working in Health Care - A South African Partnership Model. International Journal of Public Private Partnerships 3(2):269-275

El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (2001) Interprofessional Collaboration: A Stakeholder Approach to Evaluation of Voluntary Participation in Community Partnerships. Journal of Interprofessional Care 15(4): 351-368.
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Carlson C & El Ansari W (2001) Improving Health: Postgraduate Public Health Education - Experience from the UK. Africa Journal of Nursing & Midwifery 3(1):25-29

El Ansari W, Phillips CJ & Hammick M. (2001) Collaboration and Partnerships: Developing the Evidence Base. Health & Social Care in the Community 9(4):215-227.
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El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (2001) Partnerships, Community Participation and Intersectoral Collaboration in South Africa. Journal of Interprofessional Care 15(2):119-132.
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Carlson CL & El Ansari W. (2000) Squaring the circle: Developing public health competencies in primary care. Nursing Times Research 5(2):2-14

Books

Steenbergen G., El Ansari W. (2003) The power of partnership. Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO. WHO/HTM/STB/2003.24 http://www.who.int/management/powerpartnership.pdf

Steenbergen G., El Ansari W. (2003) A pocket guide to building partnerships. Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO. WHO/HTM/STB/2003.25

H Goede & W El Ansari. (Eds.) (2003). Partnership work: the health service-community interface for the prevention, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Report of a WHO consultation 5-6 December 2002, Geneva, Switzerland. WHO, Geneva . ISBN 92 4 159095 5. http://www.who.int/hiv/pub/prev_care/en/37564_OMS_interieur.pdf

West M, Alimo-Metcalfe B, Dawson J, El Ansari W, Glasby J, Hardy G, Hartley G, Middleton H, Naylor P, Onyett S, Richardson J, Richter A. (2012) Effectiveness of Multi-Professional Team Working (MPTW) in Mental Health Care. Final report. NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation programme; 2012

Book Chapters

Rahman S, El Ansari W. (2012) Neonatal Mortality: Incidence, Correlates and Improvement Strategies.  In: Perinatal Mortality, Oliver C. Ezechi and Karen Odberg-Petterson (Eds.). Intech Publishing, Croatia. ISBN 979-953-307-123-6

El Ansari W. (2011). Assigning people as number one priority: Engaging with disadvantaged communities in healthcare research. In: Kabene S. (ed.) Human Resources In Healthcare, Health Informatics And Healthcare Systems. PA., USA: IGI Global. Pp. 193-210. ISBN 978-1-61520-885-2

El Ansari W., Moseley L, Mills C, Raybould L. (2011). Health Complaints in University Students in England: A European Comparison. In: H Shulz, PR Wright, T Hauser (eds.) Exercise, Sports and Health. Chemnitz, Germany: Universitatsverlag Chemnitz. pp 9-22

Khalil KA, El Ansari W., Crone D. (2011). Correlates of Clinically diagnosed anxiety and depression among higher education students in Libya. In: H Shulz, PR Wright, T Hauser (eds.) Exercise, Sports and Health. Chemnitz, Germany: Universitatsverlag Chemnitz. pp 63-72

El Ansari W. (2008). Forward. In: Ros Carnwell and Julian Buchanan (Eds.), Effective Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice: A partnership approach. Second edition. London: Sage.

Mabhala M, El Ansari W. (2008). 8: Public health and Population Dynamics In: S Watkins and M Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 40-44. http://www.uk.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book232164#tabview=toc

El Ansari W,  Deeny P. (2008). 32: Emergency and Disaster Planning. In: S Watkins and M Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 174-179. Click here to read abstract.

Andersson E., El Ansari W. (2008). 33: User Involvement and Influence. In: S Watkins and M Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 180-184. http://www.uk.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book232164#tabview=toc

El Ansari W. (2008). 34: Collaborative and Partnership Working. In: S Watkins and A Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 185-190. Click here to read abstract.

Mills H, Crone D, El Ansari W.  (2008). 37: Public Health and Physical Activity. In: S Watkins and M Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 202-206. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2008). 47: Student Health. In: S Watkins and M Mabhala (eds.) Fifty Key Concepts in Public Health. London: Sage. Pp. 256-260. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2006) Public Health For Health Care: Workforce Development Through An Integrated Approach To Health Care Curricula. In: SL Knobler, T Burroughs, A Mahmoud, SM Lemon (Editors) Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century - Workshop Summary. Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Washington, DC: The National Academy Press. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2006) Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Outcomes in Public Health Educational Partnerships. In: SL Knobler, T Burroughs, A Mahmoud, SM Lemon (Editors) Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century - Workshop Summary. Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Washington, DC: The National Academy Press. Pp. 89-101. Click here to read abstract.  

El Ansari W, Privett S. (2005) Health Protection: communicable disease, public health and infection control educational programmes – A case study from the UK. Public Health 119(4):328-40. Reprinted In: SL Knobler, T Burroughs, A Mahmoud, SM Lemon (Editors) Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century - Workshop Summary. Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Washington, DC: The National Academy Press. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2004) The incentives and difficulties of partnership working. In: Mitchell S. (ed.) Worldwide Partnerships for Schools with Voluntary Organizations, Foundations, Universities, Companies and Community Councils. The Edwin Mellen Press. Lewiston, USA. pp. ISBN 0773463607. Click here to read abstract.

El Ansari W. (2003). An introduction to the structural and operational underpinnings of partnership work. In:  H Goede & W El Ansari. (Eds.) Partnership work: the health service-community interface for the prevention, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Report of a WHO consultation 5-6 December 2002, Geneva, Switzerland. WHO, Geneva. ISBN 92 4 159095 5. Click here to read article.  

El Ansari W &  Goede H. (2003). Afterword to the case presentations. In: H Goede & W El Ansari. (Eds.) Partnership work: the health service-community interface for the prevention, care and treatment of HIV/AIDS. Report of a WHO consultation 5-6 December 2002, Geneva, Switzerland. WHO, Geneva . ISBN 92 4 159095 5. Click here to read article.

El Ansari W. (2002) Community Development and Professional Education in South Africa. In: Mitchell S. (ed.) Effective Educational Partnerships: Experts, Advocates, and Scouts. Praeger: Westport. pp. 217-236

El Ansari W. (2000) Narrowing the Health Gap? Partnerships: Problems and Possibilities. In: Turpin A., Battel-Kirk B (eds.) Narrowing the Health Gap. Health Promotion Working for Social Inclusion. Society of Health Education & Health Promotion Specialists (SHEPS): Glasgow, United Kingdom. pp 47-51

El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (1997) Altogether Better Health Personnel Education? Findings From Three Community Partnerships in Health in South Africa. In: Conway J, Fisher R, Sheridan-Burns L & Ryan G (eds.) Research and Development in Problem Based Learning. Volume (4) The Australian Problem Based Learning Network: Newcastle, Australia. pp.127-134

Other publications 

El Ansari W. (1999) Critical Components of Successful Partnerships Across Countries. Partnerships for Child Welfare 6(1):3,10-11

El Ansari W. (1999) Partnerships in Mental Health: Guidelines to Good Practice. Partnerships in Mental Health April:19

El Ansari W. (1998) International Focus. Professional Development News 3 (Spring):3

El Ansari W. (1998) What Does it Take? Partnerships in Health. Health Action News 6 (Summer):7

El Ansari W. (1998) Partnerships In Health: How It’s Going To Work?. Target 29 (June): 18

El Ansari W. (1998) Partnering for Health. Public Health Alliance News 28 (Autum):8

El Ansari W. (1998) Partnerships in Health: The Pressing Challenges. Public Health Forum 2(3):5

El Ansari W. (1998) Tackling Health Issues at a Neighbourhood level - lessons from South Africa. Health For All Network News November:14-15

El Ansari W. (1998) Partnerships and new ways of learning: a second opinion. NHS Magazine. 15 (Winter):21

Russell J, El Ansari W, Marion Bond (2004) Improving TB Services: Audit Report. Luton teaching Primary Care Trust (tPCT). Luton: Luton tPCT

El Ansari, W. (2000) Health Improvement Programmes - The Future: Partnerships for better health. Report to THE SCARMAN TRUST. Birmingham: THE SCARMAN TRUST.

El Ansari W. (1998) Making it Happen: Community Partnerships. Conference Proceedings. Accident Prevention Beyond 2000 Conference: New approaches-making choices. West Anglia Home Safety Council. Sept. 1998. University of Cambridge: United Kingdom

El Ansari W & Phillips CJ. (1998) Partnerships In Health? A Case Study of An Urban Community Partnership in South Africa. Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress on Women's Health Issues June 22, 1998, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alexandria: Egypt. pp.1-13

Academic conferences

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2013) State of Qatar: A success story of achieving MDG-4- A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hamad Medical Corporation Annual Medical Research Day, HMC Medical Research Center, Doha, Qatar, 25th February 2013

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2013) Qatar achieves of MDG-5: A PEARL Study Analysis of Qatar’s Maternal Mortality Ratio and Universal access to Reproductive Health Care between 1990 and 2012. Presented at Hamad Medical Corporation Annual Medical Research Day, HMC Medical Research Center, Doha, Qatar, 25th February 2013

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Fetal and Perinatal determinants of Neonatal Mortality in the State of Qatar: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Obstetric determinants of Neonatal Mortality in the State of Qatar: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Qatar achieves its target Neonatal Survival required by Millennium Development Goal 4: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Qatar’s Maternal Survival and Health Status during 2011 – A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Socio-demographic determinants of Neonatal Mortality in the State of Qatar: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) The State of Qatar’s National Perinatal Mortality Rate during 2011 is comparable with Selected High Income Countries: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) The correlation between Gestational Age, Birth weight and Perinatal Mortality: A PEARL study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Obstetric determinants of Perinatal Mortality in the State of Qatar: An Analysis by PEARL Study Project. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Socio-demographic determinants of Perinatal Mortality in the State of Qatar: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Trends in the Mortality and short term Morbidity outcomes of Preterm babies (23 - 32 week gestation) in the State of Qatar between 2002 and 2011: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at Hot Topics in Neonatology® conference, December 2-4, 2012, Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C., USA

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Have Neonatal Mortality Rates in the State of Qatar become Static? A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Neonatal and Perinatal Determinants of Neonatal Mortality in the State of Qatar.A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Changing Patterns of Respiratory support among ≤ 32 week gestation babies in the State of Qatar between 2002 and 2011: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Trends in Stillbirth and Perinatal Mortality Rates in the State of Qatar between 2008 and 2011. A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) The Incidence and associations of immediate Post Partum Hemorrhage after Vaginal deliveries in Women’s Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation Qatar: A review by PEARL study.  Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.
Rahman S, El Ansari W et al. (2012) Trends in the Mortality and Short term Morbidity outcomes of ≤ 32 week gestation babies in the State of Qatar between 2002 and 2011: A PEARL Study Analysis. Presented at the 2nd Annual HMC-SickKids Child Health Research Day on January, 2012 at Hajar Auditorium, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

El Ansari, W. (2012) Maternal, neonatal and perinatal outcomes in Qatar. Findings from the pilot stage of PEARL study. Invited Keynote at Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar

Dawson, J.F., El Ansari, W., Griffith, L., Jerzembek, G., Middleton, H., Naylor, P.N., Richardson, J., & West, M.A. (2011, September). Team Working in Health Care: Is It Always Effective? Symposium presented at the British Academy of Management Conference. Birmingham, England

El Ansari, W. (2011) Primary and Intervention research in Qatar. Challenges and opportunities. Invited Keynote at Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar. October 2011

Rahman S, Salameh K, Bener A, El Ansari W (2011) Socioeconomic associations of improved maternal, neonatal, and perinatal survival in Qatar. Paper presented at the EPS Montreal Biomedicine Forum 2011, November 3-4, 2011, Montreal, Canada

El Ansari, W. (2012) The Role of Advocacy & Interpretation Services in the Delivery of Quality HealthCare to Diverse Minority Communities in London, UK. Invited Keynote by the Ethnic Health Initiative. Culture & Communication In Health And Social Care Conference. 1st July 2011 / London

Richardson, J., Naylor, P. B., Dawson, J. F. et al., (2010, August). Effectiveness of Multi-Professional Team Working (MPTW) in Mental Health Care. Paper presented at the 3rd Qualitative Research on Mental Health Conference, Nottingham University, England

Betour El Zoghbi, M., El Ansari, W. (2010) Thinking Creatively to Face the Climate Challenge We Created. Paper presented at the Climate Existence Conference, Sigtuna, Sweden, 1-3 Nov. 2010. CEMUS: (Centre for Environment and Development Studies), Uppsala University’s Centre for Sustainable Development

Betour El Zoghbi, M.; El Ansari, W.; and Tilbury, D. (2010) The Engagement of Students in Southern African Universities with Climate Change and Well-Being. Workshop conducted at the 28th Environmental Education Association for Southern African Conference (EEASA 2010), "Decade of Education for Sustainable Development: Lessons and Processes for A Sustainable World" held in Copperbelt University, Kitwe, Zambia, from 19-24 September 2010

Parrish M, El Ansari W. (2010). Learning, teaching and research implications of an alcohol survey conducted with undergraduates. Paper presented at the 12th UK Joint Social Work Education Conference with the 4th UK Social Work Research Conference. University of Hertfordshire 30 June-3 July 2010

Sigmund, E., Lokvencová, P., & El Ansari, W. (2010). The effect of school environment on physical activity of first and second-grade schoolchildren – Three year longitudinal study in the Czech Republic [Abstract]. In "1st European Congress on Physical Activity and Health among 0-6 years old Children" (p. 42). France: Epinal

The Doctors of the World UK Annual Conference. (2010)  Climate Change and Health: Understanding the Impact, Before its Too Late. Held on 19 March 2010, hosted by Freshfields Brukhaus Deringer LLP, in London.
Sebena R, Mikolajczyk R, El Ansari W et al. Depressive symptoms, social support and religious faith in relationship with problem drinking among university students. XXIII Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Conference in Pisa, 23rd -26th September 2009

University of West of England. Institute of Sustainability, Health & Environment (ISHE). ISHE inaugural conference - “Anticipating Tomorrow for Change Today” 21 April 2009, Bristol

El Ansari W invited participant. UNESCO, Education Sector, Division for the Coordination of United Nations Priorities in Education. World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development. Moving into the second half of the UN Decade, 31 March – 2 April 2009, Bonn, Germany (Attendance by Invitation only)

El Ansari W invited participant and presenter at the European Centre For Disease Prevention (ECDC) and Control. The Second ECDC Workshop on Infectious Diseases and Social Determinants, Sofia, Bulgaria, March 4-5, 2009

Department of Health, UK. Measuring and Monitoring Outcomes in Mental Health. 3 November 2008, London, UK

Clausen S, El Ansari W, Stock C. “Do I Look Good? Body Image Perceptions of Danish and English University Students”. Presentation at the Appearance Matters Conference, Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol, UK, 2008

Stock C, Mikolajczyk RT, Maxwell A, El Ansari W, Bloomfield K. “Alcohol consumption and attitudes towards banning alcohol sales on campus”. Presentation at the 1st European Symposium on Substance Use and Abuse among University Students. University of Antwerp (Belgium), 2008

Mikolajczyk RT, Stock C, Ilieva S, El Ansari W, et al. “Healthy behaviours and health outcomes among university students from four European countries.” Presentation at the 12th World Public Health Congress 2009, Istanbul – Turkey

Krämer A, Mikolajczyk RT, Maxwell AE, Stock C, El Ansari W, et al. “Physical activity, perceived stress and depressive symptoms in university students from four European countries.” Presentation at the European Public Health Association, “Health and innovation in Europe”, Lisbon, Portugal, 2008

Stock, Mikolajczyk, Maxwell A, El Ansari W, et al. “Misperceptions in body weight among university students from 7 European countries.” Presentation at the annual conference of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung e. V. (DGE) (German Nutrition Society), 2008

2nd Annual Conference for the Specialised Health Promotion Workforce, in collaboration with the Royal Society of Health, Faculty of Public Health, UK Public Health Register and Institute of Health Promotion and Education, funded by the UK Department of Health. Staffordshire University, December 2007, Stafford, UK.
International Academy of Nurse Editors (INANE). INANE Conference: Going Global. Royal College Of Nursing, August 2006, London, England

Annual Research and Knowledge Transfer Conference, Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University, July 2006, Oxford, England

Social Market Foundation. Generating Cultural Change in Public Health: Evidence and Effectiveness, Headquarters of the Foreign Press Association, June 2006, London, England

The European Consortium for Cross National Student Health Behaviour Research. Annual meeting, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, April 2006, Germany

5th Annual Research Conference. School of Health & Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, July 2005, Oxford, England

Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, ‘Ensuring an Infectious Disease Workforce: Education and Training Needs for the 21st Century’, Washington, June 2003, USA

3rd Annual Research Conference. School of Health & Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, July 2003, Oxford, England

NHS Executive South East. The Wessex Institute for Health Research and Development. South East Public Health Conference: Improving Health in Partnership. Feb 2002 London

2nd Annual Research Conference. School of Health & Social Care, Oxford Brookes University, July 2000, Oxford, England

The Tropical Institute of Community Health and Development (TICH in Africa), Rockefeller Foundation and the Universities in Solidarity with disadvantaged communities (UNISOL-WHO). International Congress On People-Centred Health And Development. 2001 Nairobi, Kenya

1st National Multidisciplinary Education Conference. Education for Interprofessional Public Health Practice: An Enabling Mix, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, November 2000, England

2nd International health care conference. Global multidisciplinary health into the 21st Century. University of South Africa, August  2000, Pretoria, South Africa

Moslem Leader/Moslem Community Conference. African Refugee Community Health and Research Organization (ARCHRO). Brixton Islamic Cultural Center, August 2000, London, England

6th International Public and Private Sector partnerships Conference. Sheffield Hallam University, England and the Cork Institute of Technology, May 2000, Ireland

Partnerships for Disadvantaged Communities. Invited address to global conference, WHO, UNESCO. Universities and the health of the disadvantaged. University of Arizona, October 1999, Tucson, USA.
16th Bi-annual Conference of the International Health Evaluation Association. Royal College of Physicians, September 1998 London

The International Council On Women’s Health Issues. The Ninth International Congress On Women’s Health Issues. Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria University, August 1998, Egypt

Community Campus Partnerships for Health: Second Annual Conference. Principles & Best Practices For Healthier Communities. April 1998 Pittsburgh, USA

The Annual Public Health Forum. Working Together For The Public’s Health. Presented By The Association For Public Health. University of Lancaster, March 1998, England

All Together Better Health: Improving Collaboration in Education and Practice. London, United Kingdom. Marylebone Centre Trust & University of Westminster, July 1997, England

Community Campus Partnerships for Health: Building sustainable futures Together. San Francisco, April 1997, USA

18th African Health Sciences Congress In collaboration with 15th Epidemiological Society of Southern Africa Conference. Health Research in Africa: Meeting the Challenge. Cape Town, April 1997, South Africa

First International Community Based Health Care Conference. CBHC Beyond the Year 200, Making Health a Reality for All. Nairobi, March 1997, Kenya

The New World Order: A Challenge To Health For All By The Year 2000. “Stories for Change: PHC That Makes a Difference”. Cape Town, January 1997, South Africa

3rd International Symposium on Problem-Based Learning organised by the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Network of Community-Oriented Educational Institutions for Health Sciences, September 1996, Durban, South Africa

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