zeitonmoez

Dr. Moez Zeiton MBChB, MSc, MRCS(Eng) is a surgical trainee based in Manchester, UK. He earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Leeds and completed core surgical training in northwestern England. Moez is one of the many doctors who left their bases abroad, to volunteer in Libya’s frontlines during the 2011 conflict.

During his time helping war victims in Libya, he reported and documented his experiences through frequent OpEds, articles and numerous international media appearances. Moez also volunteered as National NGO Coordinator for the Libyan Ministry of Health. He co-chaired the weekly health cluster coordination meetings with his counterparts at the World Health Organization (WHO) and completed a WHO course on Analyzing Disrupted Health Systems.

Moez was a founding member of Sadeq Institute, Libya’s first independent think-tank and has published OpEds and policy briefs on Libya’s health system. He was also a collaborator on the Lancet’s Arab health series with the American University of Beirut on Universal Health Coverage in the Arab world. Alongside his career as an orthopaedic surgeon, he continues to contribute to ongoing research and develop his public health interest in the Arab world.