Dr Raheelah Ahmad
Raheelah leads the Health Management and Leadership and the Innovation and Change teaching on the Health Management MSc programme at City. She also contributes to the Master of Public Health Programme.
Raheelah is the Health Management Programme Lead within the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) for Healthcare Associated infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HCAI & AMR) at Imperial College London. Preceded by a decade of management experience in the English National Health Service, she is a recipient of the prestigious NIHR Fellowship in Knowledge Mobilisation and co-investigator on the ESRC/UKRI project to address AMR in low resource settings (ASPIRES), leading work to evaluate sustained impact of interventions across the healthcare economy. She co-leads the Implementation Course in Infection Control (EUCIC), in collaboration with the University of Geneva Hospitals, in its 6th year of running.
- Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Iwami, M., Sanchez, E.C., Atun, R. and Holmes, A. (2018). A multi-level analysis of infection control in English hospitals: coerced safety culture change.
- Kyratsis, Y., Ahmad, R., Iwami, M., Castro-Sánchez, E., Atun, R. and Holmes, A.H. (2019). A multilevel neo-institutional analysis of infection prevention and control in English hospitals: coerced safety culture change? Sociology of Health and Illness, 41(6), pp. 1138–1158. doi:10.1111/1467-9566.12897.
- Mizuno, S., Iwami, M., Kunisawa, S., Naylor, N., Yamashita, K., Kyratsis, Y. … Ahmad, R. (2018). Comparison of national strategies to reduce meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Japan and England. Journal of Hospital Infection, 100(3), pp. 280–298. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2018.06.026.
- Hansen, S., Schwab, F., Gastmeier, P., Zingg, W., Pittet, D., Zingg, W. … Wu, A.W. (2018). Association of national and hospital factors to hospitals' alcohol-based handrub consumption in Europe: results of the European PROHIBIT study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 24(7), pp. 778–778. doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2017.10.015.
- Hansen, S., Schwab, F., Gastmeier, P., Pittet, D., Zingg, W., Sax, H. … Wu, A.W. (2015). Provision and consumption of alcohol-based hand rubs in European hospitals. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 21(12), pp. 1047–1051. doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.019.
- Hansen, S., Zingg, W., Ahmad, R., Kyratsis, Y., Behnke, M., Schwab, F. … Wu, A.W. (2015). Organization of infection control in European hospitals. Journal of Hospital Infection, 91(4), pp. 338–345. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2015.07.011.