Dr. Al Moghirah Abdellah
Chairperson for the Specialty Committee of
Dr. Al Moghirah Abdellah is a community medicine specialist who currently serves as the Director of Directorate-General for Population Coverage with Healthcare Services at the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) headquarters in Khartoum. He earned an MBBS from the University of Khartoum in 2001, a postgraduate Diploma in Community Medicine from Gezira University in 2008, and an MSc in Health Economics and Healthcare Management from Chulalongkorn University in 2013. He is also a Board certified in Community physician from the Sudan Medical Specialization board.
Dr. Abdellah has held numerous positions at Sudan's National Health Insurance Fund in Khartoum and Gezira state since 2005. He also taught many community medicine and public health courses at Khartoum University, Gezira University, the Blue Nile National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and the Khartoum Public Health Institute.
Dr. Abdellah 's research area mainly focuses on the efficiency of public, social and national health insurance programs and coverage in Sudan.
Dr. Abdellah has attended numerous training courses, workshops, and conferences, including the International Training Programme on Social Protection for Sustainable Development, the 15th International Conference on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), and the World Health Organization's Regional Workshop on Public Finance Management for Health in Africa, among many others.
Dr. Abdellah has a number of prestigious memberships at a number of organizations and networks from 2017 to the present; he’s a member of the community WHO Health Financing Technical Network, Executive Board of African Forum for Primary Health Care, the Joint Learning Network for Universal Health Coverage, and the Consultancy Committee of Community Medicine Specialty Federal Ministry of Health, he’s also been a member of the Research and Research Ethics Committee, the quality council and training council at the Sudan National Health Insurance Fund.