INVITED COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Gina Dimaapi Panganiban has completed her Doctor in Nursing Management from Trinity University of Asia. Philippines year 2014, presently the Dean the College of Nursing. Serve as member of the Council of Deans. Participate in State Seoul National University, South Korea Training of Facilitators for Capacity Building Projects of Community Health Educators in the Philippines” last November 2016. She has contributed the time and motion Research Study at St. Luke’s Medical City Global City. A comparison of work-sampling and time-and- motion techniques for studies in health services research; for nursing attendants as errands. Recommend ways and means of nursing attendant’s efficient functioning towards quality care and patient outcomes

Dr Ramadan AlBlooshi is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation (DHCR), an independent regulatory arm of Dubai Healthcare City Authority (DHCA), the governing body of Dubai Healthcare City free zone, a health and wellness destination. 
DHCR is responsible for the licensure of all healthcare professionals and healthcare operators and setting and maintaining international best practice in healthcare delivery and patient care within the world’s largest free zone, occupying more than 26 million square feet in the heart of Dubai. 
Prior to joining in October 2014, Dr Ramadan was the Director of the Health Regulation Department at Dubai Health Authority (DHA). Committed to raising the standards of healthcare delivery, he played an instrumental role in establishing clinical governance in the emirate. He was also tasked with leading medical tourism strategy and setting up policies in healthcare practice in both government and private sectors.

Amelia Afuha’amango Tu’ipulotu’s career spans more than 20 years both in Tonga and Australia across a variety of nursing services. In 2014, she was the first Tongan to win the Alumni Award for Professional Achievement, a prestigious honour award from the University of Sydney, Australia. She is the first Tongan to receive a PhD in Nursing in 2012. Improving the health of the Tongan people is her top priority and Tonga's nurses are at the frontier of strategies to improve communities lifestyles choices and health care. She is a current Member of the Advisory Board of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center (WHO CC), University Technology of Sydney, Australia. She was recently the Chair of the South Pacific Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officers Alliance (SPCNMOA). She is also the current Chair of the Tonga Nurses Regulatory Board. She is also a Board Member of the Tonga Health Promotion Foundation. She has provided her professional expertise to health services, organisations and governments over the years, in three major areas including strategic policy level, innovation and research initiative level. Her particular research interests focus on professional standards issues in nursing and health care delivery. She speaks nationally and internationally on her work and has presented in various regional and international conferences

Consultant community and Family medicine, Dubai Health authority Senior specialist public health, preventive services center, primary health care / Dubai health authority. WHO, CDC, and Uniceif expert and EMPHNET consultant, poliomyelitis global Eradication, Outbreak response team, global health and immunization. WHO consultant Outbreak alert and response team n Nominated to Emro Regional Counselor of International epidemiological association, Global Health Mentor at Swedish global health mentorship network , Expert consultant Public Health and Epidemiology at Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network ( EMPHNET) Professor at Dubai residency training program/ Community and family medicine/ Arab Board for health specializations. Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, University of Baghdad Senior specialist community and family physician Director of school health and educational institutions program in Dubai / Government of Dubai / Dubai / UAE .Enrolled with different international organization, UNICEIF, WHO, ICRC, IOM and others as programs manager and expert. Worked as environmental expert ant ministry of environment, Iraq, Worked as training consultant, researcher, and programs manager at ministries of health and higher education and scientific research in different Middle East and North Africa region. Member of editorial Board of Middle east journal of internal medicine, Middle east journal of age and aging, middle east journal of Alzheimer and psychiatry Member of different international, regional and national associations e.g. APHA, IEA, MENAPF, EMAME, American college of occupational and environmental medicine, American college of Epidemiology , American academy of family medicine, Canadian College of family physician, Qualified with PhD family and community medicine, Higher diploma respiratory Diseases Edge hills University UK, fellowship of institute for international education/ New York, Master course of Epidemiogy and biostatistics / American University of Beirut, training certificates on Public Health ( north Carolina, Johan Hopkins and Harvard) and Canada college for family physicians Supervised more than (30) PhD thesis, 25 MSc thesis, achieved about 150 research work. And contribute to CDC textbook on Ethics in Public Health, cases spanning around the Globe. Editorial Board and Peer Reviewer at many international medical and health Journals

Qualification M.B.CH.B. (Very good with honor, 1978, Zagazig University) Post graduate qualifications 1. Master in Ob/Gyn (Very good, 1982), Zagazig University 2. Diploma in cervical pathology (1986, Barcelona, Spain) 3. Medical Doctora in Ob/Gyn (1989, Zagazig University) Post graduate appointments Registrar, assistant lecturer, Lecturer, Assistant professor Ob/Gyn in Benha Faculty of Medicine from January 1996. Appointments 1. Professor of Ob/Gyn, Benha Faculty of Medicine, Egypt, from March 2001 till now 2. Chief of early detection of cancer unit, Benha University Hospital, Egypt. 3. Consultant of IVF &ICSI in Delta Fertility Center & Benha Fertility Center, Egypt.

Dr. Prof. Shyam Parashar completed his Masters in Surgery from Vikram University, India in 1962. He has fifty years of extensive experience as an active general surgeon and medical teacher. He is a recipient of awards in Goa as Best Clinical Teacher, 1973 and Doctor of the Year, 1975. In 1981, he joined King Faisal University in Saudi Arabia as professor of surgery and as Consultant Surgeon at King Fahd teaching hospital of the University. He has also held the addition appointments as Director, Internship training program and later as Director, post-graduate training program in surgery. After thirty three years, retired and recognized as Emeritus Professor. He played active role in establishing new colleges for Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy in the kingdom; and in developing undergraduate medical curriculum and postgraduate training programs; and constantly reviewing them. He has seventy scientific publications in Indian, Saudi and International Journals. He is an international editor for Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, and for Journal of Family and Community Medicine, of University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He is the recipient of many Awards like Hind Rattan Award, Bharat Gaurav Award, Medical Excellence Award and Life Time Achievement Award, Glory of India Gold Medal and Global Indian Achievers Award at Indo-British Friendship banquet in London. Has published two books on surgery by Scientific Publishing Group and are available on their website as E-Books, Surgery: the way I teach and Atlas of Surgery. He has also published three books on Philosophy; Twists and Turns of Destiny, Scattered Gems and Bikhre Moti

Dr. Rima did her training in the USA; she completed her residency in Pediatrics in 1998 at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia, and her fellowship in neonatal perinatal medicine at University of Louisville, Koair Children Hospital in Louisville Kentucky, USA. She obtained the American Board Certifications in both pediatrics and neonatal- perinatal medicine. She started her career in USA, where she held several leading positions in the field of both pediatrics and neonatology from 1998 to 2005. Dr Rima relocated to Saudi Arabia at the end of 2005 to join Saad Specialist Hospital in Alkhobar, KSA where she was appointed as the in charge consultant neonatologist and helped to establish level 3 NICU with the introduction of iNO and high frequency ventilation. In December 2009, DR. Rima relocated to Dubai, UAE and she was appointed the Section Head of NICU and helped to establish level 3 NICU in the two reputable hospitals, DR. Sulaiman alhabib hospital then Alzahra hospital Dubai, where she is currently the head of the neonatal services. Dr Rima is able to offer the latest, optimal services to treat the majority of neonatal diseases in addition to the care of complex neonatal diseases including complex surgical and cardiac diseases using the most advanced state of art equipments ranging from high frequency ventilation, conventional mechanical ventilation and both invasive and noninvasive modalities of ventilations. Dr. Rima is a well-known speaker at international conferences in pediatrics and neonatology. Her professional memberships include the American Academy of pediatrics section of neonatal -perinatal medicine; she has been American heart association affiliated NRP instructor since year 2000 She speaks English and Arabic.