Sahar Bajis is a PhD Candidate in the field of clinical epidemiology and public health. The primary focus of her research is to investigate strategies to enhance HCV testing, diagnosis and liver disease assessment in people who inject drugs, in Australia and Thailand. Sahar is a clinical pharmacist with a Master of International Public Health, and three years’ experience in humanitarian field work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Yemen, Afghanistan and South Sudan. Sahar has been involved in operational research in MSF-supported projects and MSF pharmacy guidelines. Prior to her work with MSF, Sahar has worked as a pharmacist in the community and hospital settings across Australia and the United Kingdom. She has a keen interest in global health research and the right of all to accessing affordable and quality healthcare.
Qualifications: BPharm MIPH
Bajis S, Van den Bergh R, De Bruycker M, Mahama G, Van Overloop C, Satyanarayana S, et al. Antibiotic use in a district hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan: are we overprescribing? Public health action. 2014;4(4):259-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/pha.14.0068