Dr. Yassir Abbas Saeed has been an assistant professor of economics at the school of management studies, Ahfad University for Women, Sudan, since 2004. He holds a PhD in Development Planning from Graduate College, University of Khartoum. He researched in the fields of economics in general and health economics specifically. He is currently teaching undergraduates and postgraduate students at Ahfad University for Women. He is a part-time lecturer in many Sudanese universities in postgraduate studies.