Dr Mona Ibrahim is the policy engagement coordinator in the UKRI GCRF Accelerate Hub, based in the University of Oxford. Her role is to support research uptake to build evidence-based policies and programs across sub-Saharan Africa. Holding a medical degree and an MSc, Mona’ background is in tropical medicine and international health. She has worked on a range of themes including health system strengthening, HIV and AIDS, pro-poor health equity, food security, and social safety nets. She is keen to continue supporting human rights-based approaches to improve population health wellbeing – especially in post-conflict and fragile settings. Mona also held advisory positions across major international actors including the WHO, UNDP, and WFP.