Omar AMAHMID

Designation:
Prof.
Department:
Life and Earth Sciences - Biology
University:
Regional Centre of Careers in Education and Training, CRMEF-Marrakech, Marrakesh.
Country:
Morocco
Journal Associated: Open Journal of Environmental Biology Biography:

Associate  Professor  and Researcher in Biology  at  the Regional  Centre  for  Careers in Education  and Training (CRMEF ), Department  of  Life  and  Earth  Sciences –Biology, Marrakesh, Morocco.

Research Interest: Epidemiology, Parasitic diseases, Environmental health, Wastewater treatment and reuse, Environmental Education, attitudes and behaviours.

Grants: NA

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Amahmid, O., Asmama, S. & Bouhoum, K. (2018). Occurrence and fate of
pathogenic parasites in an overland flow and percolation wastewater treatment
system under arid climate. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2018).
https://doi.org/10.1007/s13762-018-1964-8

Omar Amahmid, Youssef El Guamri, Mohamed Yazidi, Bouchra Razoki, Khadija
Kaid Rassou, Youness Rakibi, Ghizlane Knini & Touria El Ouardi (2018) Water
education in school curricula: impact on children knowledge, attitudes and
behaviours towards water use, International Research in Geographical and
Environmental Education, DOI: 10.1080/10382046.2018.1513446

El Guamri Y. · Amahmid O., · Zenjari K.,· Bouhout S., Ait Mouh M., ·Ait Melloul A.,·
Boraam F., Benfaida H., Bouhoum Kh., Belghyti D. (2018). Imported Malaria in the
Region of Marrakech-Safi, Morocco, between 1996 and 2016. [Le paludisme importé
dans la région de Marrakech-Safi, Maroc, entre 1996 et 2016]. Bull. Soc. Pathol. Exot.
Vol 111/2, pp-104-108. doi:10.3166/bspe-2018-0014

Darif H, El Guamri Y2, Amahmid O, Razoki B, El Madhi Y, Barkia H, El Halouani H,
El Kharrim, Belghyti D (2018) The Benthic Fauna and Water Physicochemical
Characteristics in the Estuarine Ecosystem of the Mouth of Moulouya River
(Morocco). J Ecol & Nat Resources; 2(1): 116.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (2017). Fate of pathogenic parasite in
sewage sludge and environmental components. International Journal of Innovation
and Applied Studies; 21(3): 410-417.

Hafiani K, El Guamri Y, Bazoui H, Amahmid O, Madhi YL, Hafid M, Marhabene S, El
Kharrim K, Belghyti D (2017) Epidemiological, Clinical and Ethnic Aspects of Sicklecell
Anemia in Pediatric Outpatient Children at the El Idrissi Hospital (Kenitra,
Morocco). J Precision Med Public Health 1: 006.

Hafiani Kh., Bazoui H., El Madhi Y., My M. Hafid, El Guamri Y., Amahmid O,
Marhabene S., El Kharrim Kh., Belghyti D. (2017). Major sickle cell syndromes in
children in Kenitra, Morocco. Asian Pac J Trop Dis; 7(11): 688-690

wastewatrer reuse: Transmission of geohelminthic infections (Marrakech, Morocco
International Journal of Environmental Health, Vol. 15, 127-133.

Fars S., Oufdou K., Nejmeddine A., Hassani L., Ait Melloul A., Bousselhaj K.,
Amahmid O., Bouhoum K., Lakmichi H. & Mezrioui N. (2005). Antibiotic resistance
and survival of faecal coliforms in activated sludge system in a semi-arid region (Beni
Mellal, Morocco). World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 21: 493-500.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (2002). Urban wastewater treatment in stabilization ponds : occurrence and removal of pathogens. Urban Water, 4, 255-262.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O & Asmama S. (2000). Occurrence and removal of
protozoan cysts and helminth eggs in waste stabilization ponds in Marrakech. Water
Science and Technology, Vol 42 Nos 10-11, pp 159-164.

Bouhoum K. & Amahmid O. (2000). Health effect of wastewater reuse in agriculture.
In Water Sanitation & Health, Edited by L. Chorus, U. Ringelband, G. Schlag and
Schmoll. WHO Water Series n°105, IAW publishing, 241-247.

Amahmid O. & Bouhoum K. (2000). Health effect of urban waste water reuse in a
peri-urban area in Morocco. Journal of Environmental Management and Health,
Vol.11, N°3, 263-269.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (1999). The effect of wastewater reuse in
irrigation on the contamination level of food crops by Giardia cysts and Ascaris eggs.
International Journal of Food Microbiology, 49, 19-26.

Mandi L., Abissy M., Bouhoum K., Asmama S. & Amahmid O. 1998 : Use of
wastewater treated by Typha latifolia beds for Rye grass irrigation. Agricoltura
Mediterranea, Vol. 128, Issue1.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O, Habbari K. & Schwartzbrod J. (1997). Devenir des oeufs
d'helminthes et des kystes de protozoaires dans un canal ouvert alimenté par les eaux
usées de Marrakech. Rev. Sci. Eau, 10 (2), 217-232.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O & Asmama S. (2002). Waste water reuse for agricultural
purposes: effects on population and irrigated crops. Proceeding of 5th Inter-Regional
Conference on Environment and Water (Envirowater 2002): Sustainable Water
Resources Management: Health and Productivity in Hot Climates. A. H. Maiga, L. S.
Pereira and A. Musy eds, 463-468. 5th-8th November, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O. (2002). Municipal wastewater reuse for irrigation:
Productivity and contamination level of irrigated crops by pathogens. Proceeding of
International Symposium on Environmental Pollution Control and Waste
Management (EPCOWM’2002), 7th – 10th January 2002 , Tunis, Tunisia 582-587.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (2001). Pathogens in canal water and
sediments and quality of irrigated crops. 9th International Conference on the
Conservation and Management of Lakes, Conference Proceeding, Session 3-2, 292-
295, Biwaco, Japan.

Amahmid O. & Bouhoum K. (2000). Recycling wastewater for agriculture production
in Morocco: Productivity and hygienic quality off irrigated crops. 10th Stockholm
Water Symposium, 14- 17 August 2000, Sweden.

Amahmid O. & Bouhoum K. (1999). Health effect of urban waste water reuse in a
peri-urban area in Morocco. 9th Stockholm Water Symposium, 9-13 August1999, Sweden.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (1999). The effect of wastewater reuse in
irrigation on the contamination level of irrigated crops by parasite cysts and eggs. 4th
International Specialist Conference, Waste Stabilisation Ponds: Technology and
Environment, 20th - 23rd April, 1999, Marrakech, Morocco.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O. & Asmama S. (1999). Occurrence and removal of
protozoan cysts and helminth eggs in waste stabilisation ponds in Marrakech. 4th
International Specialist Conference, Waste Stabilisation Ponds : Technology and
Environment, 20th - 23rd April, 1999, Marrakech, Morocco.

Bouhoum K. & Amahmid O. (1998). Health effect of wastewater reuse in agriculture.
WHO Conférence on "WATER, SANITATION, AND HEALTH : Resolving conflicts
between drinking water demands and pressures from society's wastes. 24-28
November, Bad Elster, Germany.

Asmama S., Amahmid O. & Bouhoum K. (1996) Contamination parasitologique des
cultures irriguées par les eaux usées. Journées d'études : "L'eau dans le Souss" Faculté
des Sciences d'Agadir, du 9 au 11 Mai, Maroc.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (1996). Impact du traitement des eaux usées
par un système de sur-irrigation drainage sur les kystes de protozoaires intestinaux et
les oeufs d'helminthes parasites (Marrakech). Journées d'Etudes : "L'eau dans le
Souss". Faculté des Sciences d'Agadir, du 9 au 11 Mai, Maroc.

Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Bouhoum K. (1996). Elimination des kystes de
protozoaires et des oeufs d'helminthes par un système de ruissellement contrôle dans
une roselière (Marrakech). Première Rencontre Nationale des Etudiants Chercheurs
en Biologie, 17-19, Décembre, Marrakech, Maroc.

Asmama S., Amahmid O. & Bouhoum K. (1996). Impact de la réutilisation des aux
usées sur la qualité d'une culture de radis. Première Rencontre Nationale des
Etudiants Chercheurs en Biologie, 17-19, Décembre, Marrakech, Maroc.

Bouhoum K., Amahmid O., Asmama S. & Schwartzbrod J., 1994. Elimination des kystes de protozoaires pathogènes et des oeufs d'helminthes parasites par différents systèmes de traitement des eaux usées : Lagunage, Boues activées, Roselière et Sur-irrigation drainage. Conférence Internationale des Limnologues d'Expression Française (CILEF 4), Marrakech, 25 au 28 Avril.

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