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Ms. Najla Barnawi


  • BSN from KSU-Riyadh with an honor certificate in 2003.
  • Master degree in 2007 from University of Toronto at Faculty of Nursing in Women’s Health Studies specialty.


Major Interests/ Working Fields
  • Women’s Health
  • Health quality
  • Ethnic, Gender equality and women’s right
  • Socio-cultural factors and prenatal care among minority groups women


Recent research activities/ publications
  • Addressing the major socio-cultural circumstances that are required for maintaining a culturally competent perinatal care for women who underwent female genital cutting (FGC) in Saudi Arabia.
  • Midiwfery and Midwives: Historical Analysis (publication in progress).
  • Female Genital Cutting and Maternal Care in Canadian Context
  • Female Genital Cutting and Maternal Care in Saudi Context.
  • The utilization of TACM during pregnancy.



Phone: +966 11 4299999 Ext: 99437/99438

Email: BarnawiN@ksau-hs.edu.sa