Prof. Azza Abou Naja

Prof. Azza Abou Naja
Faculty: Medicine Department: Clinical Sciences Position: Professor of Community Medicine Office Number: 324Phone: 01300110Ext: 2641E-mail: azza.naja@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Professor Azza Fathy Tawfik Abou-El-Naga, Professor of Public Health& Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut Arab University  since  September 2011; Ph.D Public Health& Community Medicine1992, Alexandria University, Egypt. She worked in education for many years and has many publications in the field of Epidemiology and preventive medicine. In 2011, moved to Beirut Arab University , Beirut, Lebanon where she worked as Prof of Community Medicine. On 2013, she worked as a coordinator of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine module., She is a member in the Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine. In 2014, she was a member in Task force committee. In 2015, she worked as a Chairman of Clinical Medical Sciences Department, member in IRB.  (Prof Azza Abou El Naga)

Teaching

Professor of Public Health& Community Medicine, Coordinator of Family Medicine& ER module
2011-Present
Faculty of Medicine,Beirut Arab University, Beirut , Lebanon
Professor of Public Health& Community Medicine 2002-2011
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
Assistant Professor of Public Health& Community Medicine1997-2002
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
Lecturer of Public Health& Community Medicine1992-1997
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
Assistant Lecturer of Public Health& Community Medicine1988-1992
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
Demonstrator of Public Health& Community Medicine1985-1988
Faculty of Medicine, University of Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
General Practitioner1984
Intern1983- 1984
Alexandria University Hospital and Ministry of Health Hospitals
Education
Doctor of Public Health-Preventive and Social Medicine1991
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University; Alexandria, Egypt
Master 1988
Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University; Alexandria, Egypt
MBBCh 1982
Faculty of medicine, University of Alexandria , Alexandria, Egypt

 

2015-16 courses

Fall 2015/2016:
USPR 301 Urinary System & Reproduction 
NESC303 Neurosciences 
FMER501 Family Medicine and ER

Spring 2015/2016:
RENR 208 Endocrine and Reproduction 1 
REPG306 Research Project  
LOCM204 Locomotor System 2
GITN 206 Gastro & Nutrition  
FMER501 Family Medicine and ER

2016-17 courses

Fall 2016/2017:
USPR 301 Urinary System & Reproduction 
NESC303 Neurosciences 
FMER501 Family Medicine and ER

Spring 2016/2017:
RENR 208 Endocrine and Reproduction 1 
REPG306 Research Project  
LOCM204 Locomotor System 2
GITN 206 Gastro & Nutrition  
FMER501 Family Medicine and ER

Research

Knowledge and practices of mothers attending MCH centers in Alexandria regarding breast feeding. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 1993; 29 (6): 1399- 404.
An epidemiological study on diabetics in Alexandria. Part I: knowledge and self- care practices among diabetics in Alexandria as regards their illness. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 1993; 29 (6): 1405- 12.
An epidemiological study on diabetics in Alexandria. Part II: Blood pressure level and body mass index among female diabetics in Alexandria. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 1993; 29 (6): 1414- 8.
Women’s knowledge, attitudes and practices about family planning. Bull of High Institute of Public Health 1993; 23 (4): 889- 904.
Knowledge and attitudes related to AIDS: a survey on students of the Faculty of Hotels and Tourism in Alexandria. The New Egyptian Journal of Medicine 1993; 9 (5): 1390- 4.
Nocturnal enuresis among children in Alexandria: Part I: Epidemiology and parental perception. Alexandria Journal of pediatrics 1994; 8 (4): 401- 6.
Nocturnal enuresis among children in Alexandria: Part II: Relation to some developmental, psychological and behavioral indicators. Alexandria Journal of pediatrics 1995; 9 (1): 81- 4.
A study on scabitics in Alexandria: epidemiology and factors affecting outcome of treatment. Presented at IEA Eastern Mediterranean Regional Meeting, Alexandria, Egypt 1- 4 Sep, 1995.
A study of cases admitted as fever of unknown origin into Alexandria Fever Hospital. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 1995; 31(3): 527- 34.
Preschool childhood injuries which need medical care. Bull of High Institute of Public Health 1995; 25 (3): 547- 58.
Satisfaction of admitted patients with services provided in the Main University Hospital in Alexandria. Bull of High Institute of Public Health 1996; 26 (1): 93- 104.
Assessment of nosocomial infection control measures in the Communicable Diseases’ (Fever) Hospital in Alexandria. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 1998; 34 (1): 37- 47.
An epidemiological study of hypertension among public in Alexandria. Alexandria Medical Journal 1999; 41 (3): 757- 79.
Unintended pregnancy with different outcomes among women attending El- Shatby Maternity Hospital in Alexandria. Bull Alexandria Fac Med 2000; 36 (4): 437- 46.
Compulsory immunization schedule: Knowledge of consumers and health care providers in Alexandria. Bull Alexandria Fac Med July 2001.
Battered wives in Alexandria: A community based study. Bull of High Institute of Public Health 2001; 31 (2): 289- 312.
Study of some epidemiological and occupational risk factors of parkinson’s disease (PD). Bull of High Institute of Public Health 2001; 31 (4): 871- 88.
Knowledge, attitude and practices of mothers towards a febrile child. Bull of High Institute of Public Health 2001; 31 (4): 949- 68.
Handicapped children in work. Alexandria Journal of Pediatrics 2002; 16 (1): 181- 90.
Study the post exposure measures applied to the individuals bitten by animals and their knowledge about rabies. Journal of the Medical Research Institute 2002; 23 (3): 13- 26.
Evaluation of Hepatitis B vaccine protection prevalence in normal and in blood transfusion- dependent children with Beta Thalassemia Major. Poster presented in Research Day Campus; Beirut Arab University, Debbieh, April 24, 2012.
Immunogenicity of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine in normal, immune- compromised and multi- transfuse children. Research project locally funded: (The National Council for Scientific Research). Period of time allowed to finish the project: 14 month.
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ص.ح 6 الى ص.ح 7

 

Activities

Involvements
project carried out by UNICIF in 1993 to study the needs of a very poor community in Alexandria. (Karmouz).
Rapid assessment of household diarrhea case management survey- 1994, Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.
A project to study diarrheal diseases in a rural area in Alexandria (Abees Village) since 1991- 1995 as an epidemiologist and an organizer. This project was a collaboration of the NAMRU (AMERICAN NAVY MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT) Alexandria Faculty of Medicine and Ministry of Health
Analysis of data in a project to assess the role of rural pioneers in family planning
(an outreach approach of family planning activities in which women from villages play
an active role in convincing rural people to plan their families). This project was funded
by the National Population Council, Egypt and implemented by members of Alexandria High Institute of Nursing and Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, 1994-1995.

Supervision of Thesis
Doctoral Thesis
An evaluative study of the expanded programme on immunization in Tropoli area – Libyan Jamahirya. .This thesis is carried out by Omar Ibrahim Abou- Sinina, Assistant lecturer in Trabols University, Libyan Jamahirya.
Master Thesis
Respiratory system illness among general secondary school girls in Alexandria and its relation to passive smoking.
This thesis is carried out by Aida Mohi Mohamed Ali, Demonstrator in Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.
Physicians’ performance at family planning clinics in Alexandria: A descriptive study.
This thesis is carried out by Hanan Ryhan Mostafa, working in maternal and child health center in Ministry of Health.
The expanded programme on Immunization in Alexandria: assessment of the cold chain system , knowledge of health care providers and consumers.
This thesis is carried out by Mona Mostafa Ahmed, Demonstrator in Community Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.