Leadership and Management

Dr. Mousa Al Ajlouni

Chairperson for the Specialty Committee of Leadership and Management

Dr. Musa Taha Ajlouni is a part-time consultant and technical advisor in health systems development for WHO/EMRO and other international and local healthcare organizations, and he is a member and senior advisor at the Jordanian Public Health Forum and MENA Health Policy Forum.

He has Ph.D. in Health Management (Alexandria University), Master degree in Public Health/Hospital Management (AUB, Beirut), Master degree in Health Planning (Leeds University, England).

He retired as Major General and senior consultant in health management from the Jordanian Royal Medical Services in 2003.

And he is a former university professor in hospital management for 15 years.

Specialty Committees Members

Dr. Elsheikh Badr

Dr. Elsheikh Badr

Dr Elsheikh Badr is a public health physician and a health workforce expert and strategist with over 20 years’ service in senior health systems and health workforce positions in Sudan and beyond. Dr Badr was the Deputy D.G. Health Workforce Development at the Federal Ministry of Health and President of the Academy of Health sciences, a large, decentralized health professions education institution. He also served as Secretary General for the Sudan Medical Specialization Board, the premier postgraduate medical education body in the country.

Dr Badr has been widely involved in national, regional, and global health workforce initiatives. He is currently the Chairperson of the Community Medicine Council of the Arab Board of Health Specializations. His contributions included serving in several WHO expert and advisory committees in addition to membership of some important regional and global networks on health systems and health workforce.

As a WHO health workforce consultant, he produced several reports on health workforce strategies, organizational development, and educational systems. He also published across health workforce development issues including migration.

Dr Badr recently joined the National Qualifications Authority in the UAE as advisor and policy expert working on the project of the National Institute for Health Specialties aimed at the development of postgraduate medical education capacity. Dr Badr has recently been selected as member of the Advisory Board of the International Academy of public Health.

Dr. Riyadh Alhilfi

Dr. Riyadh Alhilfi

Dr. Riyadh Alhilfi is currently a Director General of Public Health Directorate in Iraqi Ministry of health. He was awarded MBCHB from College of Medicine at Basrah university in south of Iraq in 1988 and attained a PhD in community Medicine from College of Medicine at Basrah university in 2015. He has academic experience as lecturer in the community department in the medical college in the Basrah University.

He has experience of more than 20 years in the public health field through his working in different positions in the MoH; he worked as a manager of primary health care centers and sectors for 7 years, and he worked as a Director General of Basrah Health Directorate for ten years.

He contributed in improving the health services in the basrah through increasing the numbers of primary health care centers from 80 centers to more than 130 centers during his tenure and improve the immunization coverage rate for all routine immunization of children under five years old. In addition, many new centers have been established at the first time in Basrah during his tuner such as cardiac catheterization center, open heart surgery center, renal transplant center, and radiotherapy center.

In the end of 2018 he has been transferred to Ministry of Health as DG of public health directorate till now. He contributed in the developing many public health fields in this directorate especially FETP, IHR, and health promotion department.

He is a member in more than 20 National committees on different health issues, one of these committees is the higher national advisory committee for Covid-19 control. He attended many courses in leadership and managements. He has many certificate of TOT in human development fields. He has many researches published in national and international journals.