Shortlisted: Alaa Fadlallah

Alaa is an outstanding new member of the environmental health profession. Since graduating from the University of Birmingham, she has led several projects in Nigeria, including responding to a meningitis outbreak and leading a project to facilitate communication and information access to healthcare workers. More recently, Alaa has set up NGO ‘Humanity for All’ and is working to provide education and psychological support to children displaced and affected by conflict. She understands environmental health and the impact we can have on the determinants of health in the broadest sense, and has the commitment and ability to deliver on her ambitious plans.

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