Flaka Siqeca completed her Medical Degree at the University of Pristina, Republic of Kosovo. During her last year of medical school, she was also an Erasmus exchange student at the University of Leuven, Belgium where she worked on a systematic review that got published in the BMJ Open recently. She has practiced medicine as a general practitioner in Kosovo for two years before obtaining a Chevening Scholarship from the UK government to do a one-year Master in this country. She has completed her Master of Public Health degree at the University of Glasgow and has started her PhD at the Institute of Nursing Science at the University of Basel in September 2019. She will be working on the Baselland Older Persons Survey (BOPS) as part of the INSPIRE project, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Sabina De Geest and Dr. Mieke Deschodt.