By Dr. Hannah Nazri

Dr. Hannah Nazri

Dr Hannah Nazri is an NIHR-funded Academic Clinical Fellow and specialty trainee doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the University of Warwick, following the completion of her DPhil endometriosis research at the University of Oxford. As a finalist of the 2020 Women of the Future Award UK for the Commonwealth Category, she is committed to combining her medical career with non-profit work not limited to youth education and women’s rights advocacy; as the Founding Director of the Malaysian Doctors for Women & Children and the Equality Lead for Europe for the Royal Commonwealth Society. She is also a Board member of the Boston Congress of Public Health, and columnist of its journal, HPHR (previously the Harvard Public Health Review). Website: https//:hannah.nazri.org

Blogs by Dr. Hannah Nazri

The United Nations 67th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) was held from 6th to 17th March 2023. It is the only gathering convening intergovernmental and non-governmental/ non-profit organisations that discuss the current status of women globally as well as sharing best practices on advancing gender equality and women empowerment. CSW serves three core functions to promote women’s rights worldwide, to create a space for women to tell their stories and to create a blueprint to shape global laws and policies

Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three books to understand how politics and economic climate, and culture can impact a patient's journey in accessing healthcare especially if they are women.

Dr. Hannah Nazri tells us why she is passionate about combining activism into her clinical work and research interests, the nature of science and how medicine cannot work in silo.

Dr. Hannah Nazri talks to Jessica Pin, an activist with the goal of comprehensive and equitable coverage of the clitoral anatomy in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ObGyn) textbooks.

Dr. Hannah Nazri explains why FGM/C (female genital mutilation/ circumcision), period spot checks and rape jokes in school are due to internalised misogyny which we need to continually challenge.

Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses the role of social media in promoting health illiteracy and whether doctors should be online.

This week, instead of the usual blog article, Dr. Hannah Nazri recommends three films that emphasise the importance of listening to patients emphatically as well as developing the medical knowledge. Always listen to your patients.

Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses long COVID, a post-viral condition following COVID-19 and how we must include long COVID in our pandemic response.

Dr. Hannah Nazri discusses the gender pain gap, misogyny in medicine and how we should keep our minds open with 'Persistent Physical Symptoms' diagnoses.

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