Aisha Shalash

Academic Researcher
+970 2 2982020

Latest Publications

Journal articles

  1. Sawalma, M., Shalash, A., Wahdan, Y., Nemer, M., Khalawi, H., Hijazi, B., & Abu-Rmeileh, N. 2023. Sexual and reproductive health interventions geared toward adolescent males: A scoping review. Journal of Pediatric Nursing.
  2. Zeidan, W., Taweel, H., Shalash, A. and Husseini, A., 2023. Consumption of fruits and vegetables among adolescents in Arab Countries: a systematic review. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 20(1), p.3.
  3. Alhroob, T., Abu Alya, W., Maraqa, B.N., Khalil, C.J., Shalash, A., Abu-Rmeileh, N.M. and Nazzal, Z., 2023. The Mental Health Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Healthcare Workers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Public Health, p.304
  4. Shalash, A., Wahdan, Y., Alsalman, H.M., Shehab, A.A.J.K., Afifi, T., Nabaa, H.A., Sarsour, I., Jarour, N., Hamed, A. and Abu-Rmeileh, N.M., 2022. Variation of caesarean section rates in Palestinian governmental hospitals. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 22(1), p.943.
  5. Shalash A, Abu-Rmeileh NM, Kelly D, Elmusharaf K. The need for standardised methods of data collection, sharing of data and agency coordination in humanitarian settings. BMJ Global Health. 2022 Oct 1;7(Suppl 8):e007249.
  6. Awad A, Shalash A, Abu-Rmeileh NM. Women’s experiences throughout the birthing process in health facilities in Arab countries: a systematic review. Reproductive Health. 2022 Dec;19(1):1-8.
  7. Murtagh, E., Shalash, A., Martin, R., & Rmeileh, N. A. (2021). Measurement and prevalence of adult physical activity levels in Arab countries. Public Health, 198, 129-140.
  8. Shalash, A., Alsalman, H.M., Hamed, A., Abu Helo, M., Ghandour, R., Albarqouni, L. and Abu Rmeileh, N.M., 2019. The range and nature of reproductive health research in the occupied Palestinian territory: a scoping review. Reproductive Health, 16, pp.1-8.

Policy Brief

Reproductive Health services in the West Bank-Palestine  History of recommendations and the way forward-August 2016


  1. Jasser JJ, Harsha NA, Ziq LS, Shalash A, Ghandour R, Giacaman R. Prevalence of disability among elderly people in the occupied Palestinian territory: a cross-sectional study. The Lancet. 2017 Aug 1;390:S15.
  2. Shalash, Aisha; Alsalman, Hasan; Hamed, Alaa; Abu Helo, Mai; Ghandour, Rula; Albarqouni, Loai; Abu Rmeileh, Niveen ME. The range and nature of reproductive health research in the occupied Palestinian territory. RHWG Turkey June 26-28, 2019.
  3. Shalash, Aisha; Nemer, Maysa; Abu Rmeileh, Niveen. Strengthening Adolescent Reproductive Health System. RHWG Turkey, June 26-28, 2019.