Sahar is an Associate Lecturer in the Viral Hepatitis Clinical Research Program at the Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney. She holds a master's degree in International Public Health and has recently completed her PhD in clinical epidemiology at the Kirby Institute. Her PhD focused on investigating strategies to enhance the HCV care cascade in marginalised populations, including people who inject drugs. Sahar is a pharmacist with extensive experience in clinical/hospital and community pharmacy and in international humanitarian aid with Médecins Sans Frontières in Afghanistan, South Sudan and Yemen. She has a keen interest in global health and the right of all to access affordable and quality healthcare.