Dr Raudah Yunus

Dr Raudah's experience in Alexandria and Beirut was a turning point that kindled her passion in issues of equity, marginalized communities and social justice. In 2018, along with a group of friends, Raudah co-founded READ Malaysia

Dr Raudah Yunus

Epidemiologist, Social Activist

Strong eager in restoring humanities had been in the mind since she was pursuing studies in medical school,  Raudah Yunus first encountered refugees when she visited Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut in 2007. She completed her first degree in medicine at Egypt's Alexanderia University. Egypt is the country that enlighten her the implied meaning of true friendship, great hospitality and string resilience.

It also 'opened her eyes' to poverty, inequalities and political repression. Her experience in Alexandria and Beirut was a turning point that kindled her passion in issues of equity, marginalized communities and social justice. In 2018, along with a group of friends, Raudah co-founded READ Malaysia - an NGO that aims to support the urban poor. Currently, READ collaborates with a local refugee school in Puchong to facilitate Rohingya children's access to primary education.

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