Nagi M. Shafik

Dr. Nagi M. Shafik is a medical doctor with a postgraduate degree in Public Health working as a researcher with the Korea Health Policy Project at Harvard Medical School. He has more than 35 years of experience in both clinical and public health in Egypt, Algeria, Yemen, Cambodia, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia and Thailand. For more than 30 years, he worked overseas with different organizations: UNDP, Health Net International, Medecins Sans Frontiers, The World Health Organization and UNICEF.

From 2001 to 2019, Dr. Shafik worked intermittently in DPR Korea for UNICEF and the WHO. From July 2006 till June 2009, he worked for the WHO DPRK and managed the “Improving Women and Children’s Health in DPRK” project. From May – July 2016, he assisted the MoPH in developing the Mid-Term Strategic Plan for the Health Sector 2016 – 2020 and the Comprehensive Multi-Year Plan for Immunization 2016 – 2020. In 2017, 2018 and 2019, he took three assignments with UNICEF DPRK to conduct field monitoring visits.