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Obesity Policy Project Officer, Cancer Council WA

Jawaahir Alim

Jawaahir is the Obesity Policy Project Officer at Cancer Council WA. Jawaahir is passionate about public health policies and health at the prevention level. Her aim as a public health professional is to advocate and promote the benefits of evidence-based health interventions and policies to prevent non-communicable diseases. In her free time, Jawaahir enjoys spending time with family, listening to music and watching historical documentaries.

Articles by this author

  • Fireworks display

    Celebrating Eid Al-Fitr!

    • Apr 10, 2024
    • by Jawaahir Alim

    It’s that time of the year to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr for many people around the world. For my family and many others, this is a special time of celebration. I cherish the memories I have of spending the day at festivals as a child, looking forward to the adrenaline rush from rides, catching up with friends, exchanging gifts and of course, enjoying lots of food!

  • Fried chicken wing hits the stumps

    Junk food in sport – it’s just not cricket

    • Feb 09, 2023
    • by Jawaahir Alim

    Watching cricket in Australia means being bombarded with junk food advertising. You can’t ignore KFC branding when watching the BBL, with branding on banners around the grounds, players’ uniforms, the pitch, wickets and TV graphics.