Merette Khalil

Merette Khalil

Consultant at World Health Organization (EMRO), Egypt

Biography

Merette Khalil, MPH (she/her) is a multi-lingual health systems researcher, gender and sexual reproductive health and rights advocate, feminist, doula, and birth educator, passionate about ensuring the right to health for all. Merette is specialist on obstetric violence with her Master of Science in Public Health from the KIT Royal Tropical Institute. Merette works at the WHO Regional Office in Cairo supporting hospitals responses to COVID-19 and health systems strengthening to achieve universal health coverage by providing safe, equitable, integrated, and patient-centered care, reach marginalized and vulnerable populations, and advance global health security. She is also the founder and CEO of YourEgyptianDoula working to educate, advocate, and empower expecting parents on their rights in childbirth to improve quality of respectful maternal care in Egypt and the region