Dr. Zied MhirsiDr Zied Mhirsi


Tunisia

 

Occupational Information


Job Title: Director at Global Health Strategies

Professional History


Dr Zied Mhirsi has worked in the Middle East and Africa with several NGOs and civil organizations, mostly focusing on strengthening health systems to combat HIV/AIDS and other serious diseases.

Zied is an influential radio show host at the Tunisian radio station, Express FM. He hosts a daily health show and a weekly one that brought the voices of the Tunisian blogosphere to the airwaves under the dictatorship. Since the revolution, he has worked extensively with international media, analyzing the post-revolution political situation, appearing on shows and helping them to produce news stories and documentaries. In March 2011, Zied co-founded Tunisia Live, the first Tunisian English-language news website, which is read by more than 100,000 visitors every month.

Qualifications


MD University of Tunis,
El Manar (2005) - Master of Public Health from the American University of Beirut where he was a scholar of the Arab Fund for Social Development
Master of Public Health from the University of Washington, where he was a Fulbright scholar. 

Program


2012 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


 Additional Tags: Medicine, Health, Leadership, Management, Communication, Social Entrepreneurship, Human Rights

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