Ms Souheila Abbedou

Visiting Professor

Souheila

Souheila Abbeddou is an internationally experienced researcher with a robust foundation in international research and a proven track record in global health. Her experience encompasses coordinating technical and scientific activities, and she is known for her ability to solve complex problems in diverse situations. she actively mentor and guide several PhD students in their research endeavors and also deliver lectures in master's programs, including the Global Health master's program. Additionally, she is actively engaged in fostering collaborations in various global health-related themes.
As a guest professor, Souheila will support PhD students in finalizing their research while also nurturing their growth as researchers specializing in sexual and reproductive health. She will follow up with ongoing projects and initiatives. Additionally, Souheila will actively seek opportunities for our team in the fields of child, adolescent and maternal health both within and beyond Ghent University

Publicaties van Souheila

2024 Effects of community-based educational video interventions on nutrition, health, and use of health services in low- and middleincomecountries: systematicreview and meta-analysis

Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Nele Pauwels, Kusse Otayto, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 A comparative study on indicators of vitamin A status and risk factors for sensitivity and specificity of the methods to detect vitamin A deficiency

Ouahamin Olivier Sombie, Augustin N. Zeba, Jérome W. Somé, Adama Kazienga, Michael Grahn, Sherry A. Tanumihardjo, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Acceptability and feasibility of video-based health education for maternal and infant health in Dirashe district, South Ethiopia : a qualitative study

Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Godana Yaya Tessema, Kidus Temesgen, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Association between urbanization and metabolic syndrome in low- and middle-income countries : a systematic review and meta-analysis

Phénias Nsabimana, Ouahamin Olivier Sombie, Nele Pauwels, Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Eshetu Zerihun Tariku, Hilda Vasanthakaalam, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Causes and consequences of child growth faltering in low-resource settings

Andrew Mertens, Jade Benjamin-Chung, John M. Colford, Jeremy Coyle, Mark J. van der Laan, Alan E. Hubbard, Sonali Rosete, Ivana Malenica, Nima Hejazi, Oleg Sofrygin, Wilson Cai, Haodong Li, Anna Nguyen, Nolan N. Pokpongkiat, Stephanie Djajadi, Anmol Seth, Esther Jung, Esther O. Chung, Wendy Jilek, Vishak Subramoney, Ryan Hafen, Jonas Häggström, Thea Norman, Kenneth H. Brown, Parul Christian, Benjamin F. Arnold, Souheila Abbeddou, Linda S. Adair, Tahmeed Ahmed, Asad Ali, Hasmot Ali, Per Ashorn, Rajiv Bahl, Mauricio L. Barreto, Elodie Becquey, France Begín, Pascal Obong Bessong, Maharaj Kishan Bhan, Nita Bhandari, Santosh K. Bhargava, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Robert E. Black, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Delia Carba, Jean E. Crabtree, Kathryn G. Dewey, Christopher P. Duggan, Caroline H. D. Fall, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Wafaie W. Fawzi, José Quirino da Silva Filho, Robert H. Gilman, Richard L. Guerrant, Rashidul Haque, S. M. Tafsir Hasan, Sonja Y. Hess, Eric R. Houpt, Jean H. Humphrey, Najeeha Talat Iqbal, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, Jacob John, Sushil Matthew John, Gagandeep Kang, Margaret Kosek, Michael S. Kramer, Alain Labrique, Nanette R. Lee, Aldo Ângelo Moreira Lima, Tjale Cloupas Mahopo, Kenneth Maleta, Dharma S. Manandhar, Karim P. Manji, Reynaldo Martorell, Sarmila Mazumder, Estomih Mduma, Venkata Raghava Mohan, Sophie E. Moore, Robert Ntozini, Mzwakhe Emanuel Nyathi, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Césaire T. Ouédraogo, William A. Petri, Prasanna Samuel Premkumar, Andrew M. Prentice, Najeeb Rahman, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Harshpal Singh Sachdev, Kamran Sadiq, Rajiv Sarkar, Monira Sarmin, Naomi M. Saville, Saijuddin Shaikh, Bhim P. Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Alberto Melo Soares, Bakary Sonko, Aryeh D. Stein, Erling Svensen, Sana Syed, Fayaz Umrani, Honorine D. Ward, Keith P. West, Lee Shu Fune Wu, Seungmi Yang, Pablo Penataro Yori, [missing] The Ki Child Growth Consortium

2023 Data for: Acceptability and feasibility of video-based health education for maternal and infant health in Dirashe district, South Ethiopia: A qualitative study

Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Souheila Abbeddou, Stefaan De Henauw, Godana Yaya Te, Kidus Temesgen

2023 Dietary intake of preformed vitamin A and provitamin A carotenoids are not associated with serum retinol and carotenoid concentrations among children 36–59 months of age in rural Burkina Faso : a cross-sectional study

Ouahamin Olivier Sombie, Augustin N. Zeba, Jérome W. Somé, Adama Kazienga, Jeoffray Diendere, Jean F. Bationo, Christopher Davis, Michael Grahn, Sherry Tanumihardjo, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Early-childhood linear growth faltering in low- and middle-income countries

Jade Benjamin-Chung, Andrew Mertens, John M. Colford, Alan E. Hubbard, Mark J. van der Laan, Jeremy Coyle, Oleg Sofrygin, Wilson Cai, Anna Nguyen, Nolan N. Pokpongkiat, Stephanie Djajadi, Anmol Seth, Wendy Jilek, Esther Jung, Esther O. Chung, Sonali Rosete, Nima Hejazi, Ivana Malenica, Haodong Li, Ryan Hafen, Vishak Subramoney, Jonas Häggström, Thea Norman, Kenneth H. Brown, Parul Christian, Benjamin F. Arnold, Souheila Abbeddou, Linda S. Adair, Tahmeed Ahmed, Asad Ali, Hasmot Ali, Per Ashorn, Rajiv Bahl, Mauricio L. Barreto, France Begín, Pascal Obong Bessong, Maharaj Kishan Bhan, Nita Bhandari, Santosh K. Bhargava, Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Robert E. Black, Ladaporn Bodhidatta, Delia Carba, Ines Gonzalez Casanova, William Checkley, Jean E. Crabtree, Kathryn G. Dewey, Christopher P. Duggan, Caroline H. D. Fall, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Wafaie W. Fawzi, José Quirino da Silva Filho, Robert H. Gilman, Richard L. Guerrant, Rashidul Haque, Sonja Y. Hess, Eric R. Houpt, Jean H. Humphrey, Najeeha Talat Iqbal, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez, Jacob John, Sushil Matthew John, Gagandeep Kang, Margaret Kosek, Michael S. Kramer, Alain Labrique, Nanette R. Lee, Aldo Ângelo Moreira Lima, Mustafa Mahfuz, Tjale Cloupas Mahopo, Kenneth Maleta, Dharma S. Manandhar, Karim P. Manji, Reynaldo Martorell, Sarmila Mazumder, Estomih Mduma, Venkata Raghava Mohan, Sophie E. Moore, Ishita Mostafa, Robert Ntozini, Mzwakhe Emanuel Nyathi, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, William A. Petri, Prasanna Samuel Premkumar, Andrew M. Prentice, Harshpal Singh Sachdev, Kamran Sadiq, Rajiv Sarkar, Naomi M. Saville, Saijuddin Shaikh, Bhim P. Shrestha, Sanjaya Kumar Shrestha, Alberto Melo Soares, Bakary Sonko, Aryeh D. Stein, Erling Svensen, Sana Syed, Fayaz Umrani, Honorine D. Ward, Keith P. West, Lee Shu Fune Wu, Seungmi Yang, Pablo Penataro Yori, [missing] The Ki Child Growth Consortium

2023 Effect of iron and vitamin A supplementation on cognitive development of schoolchildren in Southern Ethiopia : randomized placebo-controlled trial

Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Bruno Levecke, Amina Abubakar, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Effectiveness of intermittent iron and high-dose vitamin A supplementation on cognitive development of schoolchildren in Southern Ethiopia : a randomized placebo controlled trial

Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Bruno Levecke, Muluken Bekele Sorrie, Nega Degefa Megersa, Tadiwos Hailu Zewdie, Gesila Endashaw Yesera, Stefaan De Henauw, Amina Abubakar, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Effects of iron supplementation on cognitive development in school-age children : systematic review and meta-analysis

Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Muluken Bekele Sorrie, Nega Degefa Megersa, Gesila Endashaw Yesera, Yordanos Gizachew Yeshitila, Nele Pauwels, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Failure of nutritional treatment among children aged 6-59 months with complicated severe acute malnutrition without oedema

Bintou Traore Sanogo, Jérome W. Somé, Alain Hien, Coulibaly Doubata Dramane Marius, Ouattara Arsène, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2023 Sexual risk-taking behavior amongst emerging adults in a tertiary institution of learning in Coastal Kenya : a qualitative study of stakeholders’ perspectives using causal loop mapping

Stevenson Chea, Vincent A. Kagonya, Eunice A. Oyugi, Carophine Nasambu, Isaac Menza, Fauz Ibrahim, Osman Abdullahi, Alice Anika, Amin S. Hassan, Souheila Abbeddou, Kristien Michielsen, Amina Abubakar

2022 Acceptability and feasibility of an innovative video-based health and nutritional education for maternal and infant health in Dirashe district, South Ethiopia

Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Godana Yaya Tessema, Kidus Temesgen, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2022 Associations between agricultural production diversity, dietary intake, and child nutritional status : evidence from longitudinal study in rural Ethiopia

Girmay Ayana Mersha, Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Masresha Tessema, Adama Kazienga, Tefera Belachew, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2022 Associations between food portion sizes, insulin resistance, VO2 max and metabolic syndrome in European adolescents : the HELENA study

S.M. Flieh, M.L. Miguel-Berges, Inge Huybrechts, M.J. Castillo, M. Gonzalez-Gross, A. Marcos, C. Le Donne, K. Widhalm, D. Molnár, P. Stehle, A. Kafatos, J. Dallongeville, E. Gesteiro, Souheila Abbeddou, L.A. Moreno, E.M. González-Gil, [missing] HELENA Study Group, F. Gottrand, Stefaan De Henauw, C. Gilbert, A. Kafatos, C. Libersa, S. Castelló, M. Kersting, M. Sjöstrom, D. Molnár, J. Dallongeville, G. Hall, Lea Maes, L. Scalfi, P. Meléndez, J.A. Casajús, J. Fleta, G. Rodríguez, C. Tomás, M.I. Mesana, G. Vicente-Rodríguez, A. Villarroya, C.M. Gil, I. Ara, J.F. Alvira, G. Bueno, O. Bueno, J.F. León, J.Ma Garagorri, I. Labayen, I. Iglesia, S. Bel, L.A. Gracia Marco, T. Mouratidou, A. Santaliestra-Pasías, I. Iglesia, E. González-Gil, P. De Miguel-Etayo, M. Miguel-Berges, I. Iguacel, A. Rupérez, A. Marcos, J. Wärnberg, E. Nova, S. Gómez, L.E. Díaz, J. Romeo, A. Veses, B. Zapatera, T. Pozo, D. Martínez, L. Beghin, C. Libersa, C. Iliescu, J. Von Berlepsch, M. Kersting, W. Sichert-Hellert, E. Koeppen, D. Molnar, E. Erhardt, K. Csernus, K. Török, S. Bokor, M. Angster, E.ö Nagy, O. Kovács, J. Répasi, A. Kafatos, C. Codrington, M. Plada, A. Papadaki, K. Sarri, A. Viskadourou, C. Hatzis, M. Kiriakakis, G. Tsibinos, C. Vardavas, M. Sbokos, E. Protoyeraki, M. Fasoulaki, P. Stehle, K. Pietrzik, C. Breidenassel, A. Spinneker, J. Al-Tahan, M. Segoviano, A. Berchtold, C. Bierschbach, E. Blatzheim, A. Schuch, P. Pickert, M.J. Castillo, Á. Gutiérrez, F.B. Ortega, J.R. Ruiz, E.G. Artero, V. España, D. Jiménez-Pavón, P. Chillón, C. Sánchez-Muñoz, M. Cuenca, former INRAN, D. Arcella, E. Azzini, E. Barrison, N. Bevilacqua, P. Buonocore, G. Catasta, L. Censi, D. Ciarapica, P. D'Acapito, M. Ferrari, M. Galfo, C. Le Donne, C. Leclercq, G. Maiani, B. Mauro, L. Mistura, A. Pasquali, R. Piccinelli, A. Polito, R. Roccaldo, R. Spada, S. Sette, M. Zaccaria, L. Scalfi, P. Vitaglione, C. Montagnese, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Tineke De Vriendt, Christophe Matthys, Carine Vereecken, Mieke De Maeyer, Charlene Ottevaere, K. Widhalm, K. Phillipp, S. Dietrich, B. Kubelka, M. Boriss-Riedl, Y. Manios, E. Grammatikaki, Z. Bouloubasi, T.L. Cook, S. Eleutheriou, O. Consta, G. Moschonis, I. Katsaroli, G. Kraniou, S. Papoutsou, D. Keke, I. Petraki, E. Bellou, S. Tanagra, K. Kallianoti, D. Argyropoulou, S. Tsikrika, C. Karaiskos, J. Dallongeville, A. Meirhaeghe, M. Sjöstrom, J.R. Ruiz, F.B. Ortega, M. Hagströmer, A.H. Wennlöf, L. Hallström, E. Patterson, L. Kwak, J. Wärnberg, N. Rizzo, J. Sánchez-Molero, S. Castelló, E. Picó, M. Navarro, B. Viadel, J.E. Carreres, G. Merino, R. Sanjuán, M. Lorente, M.J. Sánchez, S. Thoma-IRs, E. Allchurch, P. Burgess, G. Hall, A. Astrom, A. Sverkén, A. Broberg, A. Masson, C. Lehoux, P. Brabant, P. Pate, L. Fontaine, A. Sebok, T. Kuti, A. Hegyi, C. Maldonado, A. Llorente, E. García, H. von Fircks, M.L. Hallberg, M. Messerer, M. Larsson, H. Fredriksson, V. Adamsson, I. Börjesson, L. Fernández, L. Smillie, J. Wills, R. Pedrero-Chamizo, A. Meléndez, J. Valtueña, D. Jiménez-Pavón, U. Albers, P.J. Benito, J.J. Gómez Lorente, D. Cañada, A. Urzanqui, R.M. Torres, P. Navarro

2022 Consommation des vitamines A préformées et provitamines A chez les enfants de 36 – 59 mois en milieu rural au Burkina Faso

Ouahamin Olivier Sombie, N. Augustin Zeba, W. Jérome SOMÉ, Jeoffray DIENDERE, Adama KAZIENGA, F. Jean BATIONO, Sherry TANUMIHARDJO, Diaminatou TRAORE, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2022 Effects of daily supplementation with spirulina fortified cereals on the body composition of people living with HIV/AIDS in Chad

Alain Nahaskida, Mahamat Bechir, Himeda Makhlouf, Ndokain Jonathan, Sansan Dimanche, Abdelsalam Tidjani, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2022 Effects of preventive iron supplementation on school-age children cognition and school performance : systematic review and meta-analysis

Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Muluken Bekele SORRIE, Nega DEGEFA, Gesila ENDASHAW, Yordanos GIZACHEW, Nele Pauwels, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou

2022 Effects of video-based health education on birth outcomes and anemia status of mothers in Dirashe District South Ethiopia : cluster randomized controlled trial

Wanzahun Godana Boynito, Kidus Temesgen, Godana Yaya Tessema, Yordanos Gizachew Yeshitila, Tsegaye Yohanis, Stefaan De Henauw, Souheila Abbeddou