As an Epidemiologist with a solid blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, Said is deeply committed to enhancing capacities within humanitarian contexts. His academic journey, culminating in a PhD in Public Health/Epidemiology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel, Switzerland, has equipped him with a diverse skill set, including proficiency in epidemiological methods, surveillance systems, and the application of real-world evidence. Embracing a One Health approach, Said's research focus transcends traditional boundaries, delving into the intricate dynamics between human and animal health and environmental factors that influence disease transmission.
Driven by a passion for humanitarian efforts, Said actively participates in capacity-building initiatives for integrated surveillance systems in challenging contexts. With a proven track record of leading projects and fostering capacity development, especially in conflict zones, Said has made significant contributions to addressing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), infectious diseases (particularly zoonoses), and advocating for food safety through the One Health approach.