Nour Kik

Policy and Advocacy Coordinator at Ministry of Public Health, Lebanon

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International Policy Fellow

Nour Kik is a public health professional and currently the Policy and Advocacy Coordinator at the National Mental Health Programme, Ministry of Public Health in Lebanon.

She coordinates the development process of mental health related national strategies and plans and efforts to mainstream mental health policy in other sectors. She is also leading the coordination of the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Task Force which aims at ensuring an effective, coordinated and focused inter-agency response to the MHPSS needs of persons living in Lebanon, with a special focus on persons affected by the Syrian crisis.

She co-led the development process of the "Inter-ministerial Substance Use Response Strategy for Lebanon 201-2021" and was member of the development team of the "Mental Health and Substance Use Strategy for Lebanon 2015-2020" .

Nour has a BSc in Science in Biology with a Minor in Social and Political Thought, and a Masters in Public Health, specializing in Health Management and Policy, from the American University of Beirut.