Nadia Akseer, MSc, PhD, is a biostatistician-epidemiologist based in Toronto. Nadia supports faculty, staff, and students on study design, biostatistics, and analysis, and oversees several large-scale research initiatives. Nadia has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers on reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition in Afghanistan, and the broader South Asia, Africa and the Middle Eastern regions in journals such as The Lancet, The Lancet Global Health, The BMJ, JAMA, and the Annals of the New York Academy of Science. Nadia was lead author on Afghanistan’s maternal and child health case study (2016) and district-level Bayesian geospatial analysis of nutrition outcomes (2018), and a maternal, child, and adolescent health in the Islamic world case study (2018). Her work on Islamic countries has been openly endorsed by the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations.

Humanitarian & Emergency Response,
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),
Sexual & Reproductive Health,
Gender & Health,
Nutrition & Food Security