Hassan Zaky

Hassan
Zaky

Position
Professor
Department
Department of Psychology
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Brief Biography

Hassan Zaky is a professor in the Psychology department in HUSS at AUC. Zaky joined AUC in 2000 as a research professor at SRC. He moved to Psychology in 2013; he is still affiliated with SRC as a research scholar. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and proceedings of international conferences and technical reports in the region. He is the editor and author of a textbook in demography in Arabic published by the Population Council. He was selected to participate in Masters and Ph.D. theses as a mentor or reader in Universities in Europe and the USA. He directed several studies and sample surveys, such as evaluating the health sector reform program in Egypt, fertility plateau in Egypt, Jordan, and Syria. He has been a consultant for several organizations such as the UNFPA, WHO, and the Population Council.

 

Selected Publications

- Zaky, H. H. M., Armanious, D. M., and Hussein, M. A. 2019.  "Determinants of Antenatal Health Care Utilization in Egypt (2000-2014) Using Binary and Count Outcomes," Health, Volume 11:1.  Pp. 25-39.  doi: 10.4236/health.2019.111004.

- Zaky, H.H.M. 2014. "Does the Conditional Cash Transfer Program Empower Women? Evidence from Ain El-Sira, Egypt," Social Sciences, Volume 3:4. Pp. 132-136. doi: 10.11648/j.ss.20140304.14. 

- Zaky, H. H. M., Armanious, D. M., and Hussein, M. A. 2014. “Testing for the Endogenous Nature between Women’s Empowerment and Antenatal Health Care Utilization: Evidence from a Cross-Sectional Study in Egypt,” BioMed Research International, Volume 2014, Article ID 403402, 7 pages. doi:10.1155/2014/403402.

- Rashad, H. and H.H.M. Zaky 2014. "A Comparative Analysis of Fertility Plateau In Egypt, Syria and Jordan:Policy Implications”.  ICPD Beyond 2014 Arab States Report: Development Challenges and Population

Dynamics in a changing Arab World, Background Papers. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Pp 265-302.

- Zaky, H.H.M. (editor and author) 2012.  “Population Status in Egypt: A Way Forward”. Evidence-Based Population Policy Project (EPDI) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

- Zaky, H.H.M. et al. 2010.  “Experiences of women using reproductive health services in Egypt: one health system in two governorates”, Quality in Primary Care, Volume 18:5. Pp 345-352.

- Huntington, D, H.H.M. Zaky et al. 2010.  “Impact of a provider incentive payment scheme on the quality of reproductive and child health services in Egypt”Journal of Health, Population and NutritionVolume 28:3. Pp 273-280.

- Halasa, Y., H. Nassar, and H.H.M. Zaky 2010.  “Benefit-Incidence analysis of government spending on Ministry of Health outpatient services in Jordan”.  Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal (EMHJ).  Volume 16:5.  Pp 259-265.

- Zaky, H.H.M. (editor and author) 2010.  “Introduction to the Study of Demography and its Applications (in Arabic)”.  Population Council, West Asia and North Africa Regional Office: Cairo, Egypt.

- Zaky, H.H.M. (editor and author) 2009.  “Population Status in Egypt: ICPD@15”. The Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

- Simister, J. and H.H.M. Zaky, 2009. “Wife’s earnings, child nutrition, and gender-based violence in Egypt”.  Middle East Development Journal, Volume 1:2. Pp 209-226.

-Zaky, H.H.M. et al., 2007.  “Assessing the quality of reproductive health services in Egypt via exit interviews”.  Maternal and Child Health Journal. Volume 11:3. Pp 301-306.

-Nassar, H. Zaky, H.H.M. and Abdel Mowla, S., 2006.  “Policy Implications of the Demographic Dividend and its Consequences on the Labor Market: A Case Study of Egypt”.  The Egyptian Cabinet Information and Decision Support Center and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). 

-Zaky, H.H.M.  2004.  “Fertility Transition and Female Rational Choices in Egypt”.  World Health and Population (Formerly Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries). May 2004.doi:10.12927/whp.2013.17641.

Research Interest

Determinants of fertility transition, Female empowerment, reproductive health and female wellbeing, health equity, monitoring and evaluation of health interventions and programs.

Education

-Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Population Dynamics, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland, USA). May 1990.

-Master of Science, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University (Cairo, Egypt). June 1984. Grade excellent.

-Bachelor of Science, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University (Cairo, Egypt). June 1981. Grade excellent.