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Dr Mariam Al Jalahma


National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) Bahrain
CEO

Dr Amin Hussain Al Amiri


Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing Sector
UAE MOHAP

Dr. Ola Ghaleb Al Ahdab


Pharmaceutical Advisor CPD-Pharma Program Manager
UAE MOHAP

Ihab Attia


Regulatory Affairs Director - Middle East Affiliate (MEA)
Eli Lilly (Suisse) S.A

Mona Al Moussli


Regulatory Affairs Consultant
PRA Consultancy UAE

Dr Jorge Mestre-Ferrandiz


Independent Economics Consultant
Spain

Adel Alzahrani


Senior Pharmacist, Pricing and Pharmacoeconomics
SFDA

Nisreen Nassr


Section Head of Registration of Human Medicines
Ministry of Health Oman

Ph. Ahmed Al Harbi


Director of Drug Control, DGPA&DC
Ministry of Health in Oman

Dalia Fouad


Country Regulatory Head
Sanofi

Dr. Brian Edwards


MD MRCP, Principal Consultant, Pharmacovigilance & Drug Safety
NDA Group

Dr. Abobakr Abasaeed


Regulatory Affairs Manager
Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, Julphar UAE

Thamir Alshammari


Pharmacovigilance Consultant
ISoP Middle East Chapter

Maren Mueller


Senior Business Consultant
EXTEDO

Hanza Garashi


Pharmacy Specialist, Kuwait Drug and Food Control Administration
Ministry of Health

Shiraz Al-Shahrori


Regulatory Affairs Manager
Tabuk Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Sami Qasim


Senior Vice President – R&D and RA
Tabuk Pharmaceuticals

Sophia Vraka


Business Consultant Regulatory Competence Center (RCC)
EXTEDO

Nabil Shahein


Regulatory Affairs Manager, Middle East & Turkey
Merck Consumer Health

Rashid Mureed


Head of Regulatory Affairs
OBS Group (Organon BioScience Pakistan, MSD Pakistan, Aspin & AGP Pharma)

Yunus Jadliwala


Head- Global Regulatory Affairs
Saudi Pharmaceutical Industries, Riyadh

Suad Hannawi


Consultant Rheumatology, Deputy Chair of the Central Research Ethic Committee
Ministry of Health and Prevention UAE

Inas Chehimi


Regulatory Affairs Head for MENA
Novartis

Yousif Elhaty


Regulatory Affairs Manager
Medpharma member of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

Dr. Mayada Alkhakany


Head of Pharmacovigilance,
Boehringer Ingelheim; President ISOP Middle East Chapter

Dr. Obaidullah


Additional Director
Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan

Adel M. Medhkour


MD, Director,
Clinical Research Center, Arabian Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain

Suresh M.V


President
National Pharmaceutical CO. SAOG, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Syed Azhar Quadri


Head Global Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
National Pharmaceutical CO. SAOG, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Lilya Maya Ziad


Clinical Operations Manager
Sanofi Gulf countries and Yemen

Nadia Younis


Director, Government Affairs & Regulatory – Gulf & ME
AstraZeneca

Suhail Al-Amad


Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine / Forensic Odontologist
University of Sharjah, UAE

Dr Mohamed Hassanein


Consultant in Endocrinology
Dubai Hospital

Yacoub Haddad


MD, Government Affairs Director Middle East Africa Pakistan (MEAP),
AbbVie Biopharmaceuticals

Abdullah Al Mesned


Managing Director
Mesned Pharma Consult Center

Miriam Zalzala


Regional Clinical Site Lead Midde East North Arica
Pfizer

Dina Fathy


Regulatory Affairs Director
MSD Gulf

Ahmad Naji AlAmmari


Manager Business Protection Department
Department of Economic Development

Ali Atta


Country Manager
NovoSci Healthcare UAE Oman and Levant

Tuncay PASAOGLU


MPharm, Unit Supervisor of Drug Registration Department
Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency

Hadir Rostom


Head of the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Vigilance Center (EPVC)
CAPA Egypt

Rouba Eid


Regional Pharmacovigilance Head
Turkey Middle East and Africa, Valeant/Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals

Yacoub Haddad


Pharma
Expert

Nadia Issad


Regulatory Affairs Manager
AstraZeneca

Reham Habashi


Head of Regulatory Affairs – Middle East
Bausch Health

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Rim Ghedira


European Patent Attorney
Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Ayah Sankari


Head of Safety Near East, Maghreb and Africa
Johnson and Johnson

Hayaa A. Banat


Pharmacovigilance Specialist
Jordan Food and Drug Administration

Raghda Mohamed


Drug Safety Lead, South Europe, Middle East and Africa
Takeda-Legacy Shire

Karen Taylor


Director of the Centre for Health Solutions
Deloitte LLP

Merihan Ismail


Affiliate Safety Representative
Abbvie Biopharmaceuticals

Amira Younes


Regulatory Policy & Intelligence Manager EEMEA
Abbvie

Brian de Francesca


Chief Executive Officer
Ver2 Digital Medicine

Hakima Hoseh


Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager
Hikma Pharmaceuticals

Parsa Famili


President & CEO
Novatek International

Alexander Hohl


Director Strategic Digitalization IT
Fresenius Kabi

Jeffrey Kemprecos


Director, Communications, Government Affairs & Market Access
GSK Gulf

Dr. Sara H. Al-Maqseed


Registration and Release Superintendent, Pharm. & Herbal Medicines Reg & Control Admin
Kuwait MOH

Sherif Shafick


Head of Biotechnology – MENA
Hikma

Andrew Bate


Senior Director, Epidemiology Group Leader for Analytics, Epidemiology, Worldwide Medical and Safety
Pfizer

Ihab Attia


Regulatory Affairs Director - Middle East Affiliate (MEA)
Eli Lilly Suisse S.A

Abdulilah AlMalik


Regulatory Affairs Director
MSD

Mette Leth Schousboe


Regulatory Affairs Manager
Novo Nordisk Pharma Gulf

Dr. Rasha Salama


Public Health Consultant, MD., PhD., Public Health Advisor
MOHAP UAE

Ashraf Radwan


CEO, Healthcare Sector
Yas Holding

Kandarp Thakkar


Chief Pharmacist
King’s College Hospital London

Rashed Khazal


General Manager, Healthcare Sector
Mezzan Holding Company

Mohamed Fayez


Regulatory Affairs Director, India Middle East & Africa
Allergan

Rasha Kandil


Independent Regulatory Consultant
Emerging Markets

Dr. Fatma Rahim


Deputy Director of Drug Department
Ministry of Health and Prevention UAE

Nakul Pasricha


President & CEO
PharmaSecure

Shaimaa Elmeligy


Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacovigilance Team Lead - Gulf, Levant
Aspen Health Care

Jeremy Panacheril


Partner
EY-Parthenon MENA

Tareq AL-Subaih


Technical Operations Sr. Manager
Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar)