Nabihah Haron is a Community Liaison Officer at RTI who designs, plans, and conducts virtual noncommunicable disease intervention activities with underserved communities focusing on obesity prevention, adolescent health promotion, and capacity building. Her responsibilities include engaging with authorities, community leaders, and other stakeholders. She led the planning and organizing of virtual noncommunicable disease activities with underrepresented and underserved communities.
Prior to joining RTI in 2020, Ms.Nabihah worked as a Community Outreach Executive at Cancer Research Malaysia. In that role, she designed and managed an app system designed to help early detection of oral cancer in rural populations, trained health practitioners, and conducted field testing as well as clinical studies. She has also designed and conducted cancer awareness talks and activities with multiple stakeholders. Her notable publications include High referral accuracy for oral cancers and oral potentially malignant disorders using telemedicine, Detection of Oral Cancer in Low-and Middle-Income Countries, and Mobile phone imaging in low-resource settings for early detection of oral cancer and concordance with a clinical oral examination. She and her colleagues presented a poster at the 2021 MASO-AOCO Conference, Understanding the social determinants of eating behavior among low-income groups in urban Kuala Lumpur: A qualitative study.