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Introduction

Based on the recommendations of the 1st and 2nd Arab Conferences for Food, Drug, and Medical Devices, and with a view to boosting cooperation between the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO), the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), the Egyptian Ministry of Health, the Egyptian National Food Safety Authority (NFSA), and the Gulf Health Council for Cooperation Council States…

scientific committee

A group of scientists and leaders of the Arab world in food science and medicine


Prof Dr. Azza Mounir Aghaa

Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Drug Section
Vice President of the Board of Directors of The National Authority to ensure the quality of education and
accreditation Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University (former) – Egypt

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Dr. Tamer Essam

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Faculty of Pharmacy
Cairo University - Egypt

Prof. Dr. Ali Abdel Aziz Ali

Professor of Food Science - Faculty of Agriculture - Ain-Shams University
Former Vice President of Ain-Shams University - Egypt
Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Committee of Food Section

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Prof. Dr. Hussein Mostafa Kamal Mansour

Chairman of the National Food Safety Agency
National Food Safety Agency - Egypt

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Dr. Abdullatif S. Al Watban

Director of National Center for Medical Devices Research and Information
Medical Devices Sector
Saudi Food and Drug Authority
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Chairman of the Organizing Committee



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Mr. Abdullah Al Fadel

Chairman of the Coordination Committee

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Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Sultan

Chairman of the Media Committee

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Eng. Falah Al - Mutairi

Chairman of the Information Technology Committee

Speakers

A group of scientists and leaders of the Arab world in food science and medicine

Prof.Dr. Hussein Mansour

Chairman of the National Food Safety Agency
  Egypt

Prof Dr. Saad Mahmoud Saad

Professor of Food Hygiene & Safety 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Benha
Egypt

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Galal El-Sayed

Prof. Poultry Breeding and Dean Faculty of Agriculture 
Faculty of Agriculture – Ain Shams University
Egypt

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Hofi

Professor and Head of Food Science Department 
Faculty of Agriculture University of Ain-Shams
Egypt

Dr. Abdulelah Mohammed Alnogemi

Feed Control Section Manager 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Badr Mohammed Alhamdan

Enforcement Regulation Section Head 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Samuel Godefroy

Full Professor Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Policies 
Senior Food Regulatory Expert. 
University Laval - Canada

Prof. Dr. Ali Abdel Aziz Ali

Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Committee Food Section 
Professor of Food Science 
Ain-Shams University
Egypt

Dr. Abdullah Abdulaziz Alrubiya

Director of Rapid Alert and Crisis Management Center 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Prof.Dr. Ebeed Abdelatty Saleh

President of Damanhur University
Prof. of Meat Hygiene, Technology and Food Safety
Egypt 

Eng. Mariam Eid

Head of Agro-Industries Department and Codex
Alimentarius Vice Chair 
Ministry of Agriculture - Lebanon

Dr. Adel Abdel-Aziz El Senn

Advisor of The Arab Administrative Development Organization “ARADO” 
League of Arab States

Dr. MOHAMMED A. ALHUTHIEL

Manager of Risk Assessment Department- Food Sector 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Mr. Ali Badarneh

Industrial Development Officer
UNIDO
Austria

Prof. Dr. Saleh A. Aldosari.

Vice President for Food Sector 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Abdullah Bin Fahad Al-Meshal

Executive Director of Halal Center
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mohamed Aly Al-Nasser

Executive Director of the Control on Local Markets – Food Section 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mariam Harib Sultan AlYousef AlSuwaidi

Executive Director of Control Sector
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority
United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ahmed El Tabarani

Head of Health and Food Risk Assessment Section
The National Office for Health Security of Food Products (ONSSA)
Morocco

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Dr. Hala Abd El Rassoul El Hennawy

National Professional Officer – WHO
Egypt

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Eng. Salim Saif Al Abdali

Business Development Manager
Oman Food Investment Holding Co.
Sultanate of Oman

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Dr. Khaled Fahmy Mahmoud Morsy

Researcher in Food Industry Department
National Research Centre
Egypt

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Dr. Thomas Unger

Managing Director
Eurofins Global Control GmbH
Germany

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Dr. Werner Franz Nader

Managing Director
Eurofins Global Control GmbH
Germany

H.E. Prof. Dr. Hisham Bin Saad Al-Jadhey

Chief Executive Officer of the Saudi Food and Drug
Authority (SFDA) 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 

Dr. Hayel Mohammad Ahmad Obeidat

Director General 
Jordan Food & Drug Administration 
Jordan

Pharm.D. Wesel Alhaqaish

Drug directorate director 
Jordan Food & Drug Administration 
Jordan 

Dr. MOHAMMED ALI ALKUDSI

Director, National Drug & Poison Information Center 
Chair, Products Classification Committee
Saudi Food & Drug Authority 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Prof Dr. Mina Ibrahim Tadros Ayad

Prof. of Pharmaceutics and Industrial pharmacy
  Vice dean of Faculty of Pharmacy 
Cairo University- Egypt

Prof .Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud Hamdy khedr

Vice president of Beni-Suef University for Education and
Student Affairs. 
Prof.of Materials Sciences and Nanotechnology
Egypt

Dr. Abdulaziz Alsayyari.

Consultant for VP Drug sector, SFDA_ Biologics products. 
Saudi Food & Drug Authority 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

DR. Shereen Abbas Helmy

Vice president of Pharco Corporation
Egypt

Eng. Virginie d'ENFERT

Vice President Economic, Environmental and International
Affairs
  FEBEA 
France

Eng. Emmanuel CAPIOMONT

Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, Africa & Middle
East Zone L’Oréal 
France 

Dr. Mohammed Hamdan Al-Rubaie

Director General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control. 
Ministry of Health
Sultanate of Oman 

Dr. Yacine SELLAM

Pharm.D, Ph.D, Assistant General Manager 
Institut Pasteur of Algeria 
Algeria

Dr. Mohammed Sultan Al Sultan

Consultant to the CEO for Technical Affairs
Pharmaceutical Industries & Medical Appliances Corporation - SPIMACO
Kingdom Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mishal Abdullah Altamimi

Executive Director of Cosmetics Safety 
Saudi Food and Drug Authority-(SFDA) 
Kingdom Saudi Arabia

Eng. Hasan Kapar

Head of Management consulting
Middle East and Africa 
IQVIA

Prof. Dr. Marcin Kruk

Senior Director, Drug Safety Head for EuAfME Region 
Pfizer Inc.

Dr.Hadir Mamdouh Ahmed Rostom

Head of the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Vigilance Center 
Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs 
Ministry of Health
Egypt

Dr. Houda LANGAR

Doctor, Regional Advisor for Vaccines Regulation and Production 
World Health Organization 
Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

Dr. Ali alshahrani

Director of National pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety center 
Saudi food and drug authority 
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. AMINA TEBAA

Pharmaco Toxicologue and Head of National Pharmacovigilance Centre
The Moroccan Center for Poisoning and Pharmacovigilance
Morocco

Dr. Hesham Elarabi

The National Rehabilitation Center (NRC) - Abu Dhabi- UAE
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience - Kings College London

Dr. Azza Saleh Radwan

Professor of Clinical and Chemical Pathology
Head of the Central Administration for Research and Health Development (RHD)
Ministry of Health and Population - Egypt

Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri

Assistant Undersecretary of Public Health Policy & Licensing Sector
Ministry of Health & Prevention - UAE

Prof. Frank Lichtenberg

Professor Courtney C. Brown Professor of Business
Columbia University - USA

Dr. Abdullah A. AL-Mufarrej

Drug Track & Trace Project Manager
Saudi Food & Drug Authority
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Riad Armanious

CEO & Board member
Eva Pharma
Egypt

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Dr. Rasha Mohamed Ziada

Chairperson of CAPA
Ministry of health and population
Egypt

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Dr. Fatthi Edah Al Kathiry

Director of gulf joint procurement
Gulf Health Council
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Ashraf El khouly

Chairman of the Egyptian Society of Pharmaceutical Research (ESPR)
Director of Corporate Affairs & Communication
Pfizer
Egypt

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Dr. Sahar Ebrahim

Senior Director, Clinical Site Management, MENA 
IQVIA

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Dr. Yasin M. Ragaey Afify

Technical Office Head- Pharmaceutical Sector
Ministry of Health and Population
Egypt

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Dr. Heba Nabeel

Ministry of Health and Population
Egypt

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Dr. Hajed Mohamed Hashan

Deputy of General Director
Gulf Health Council
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Reem El sayed

Regulatory Affairs Director
GE Healthcare EGMM

Dr. Nazeeh Alothmany

Vice Executive President, Medical Device Sector, Saudi FDA

Pharm. D. Josephina Mathea Maria Hansen

Pharmacist and worked in community pharmacies
generic industry and as a regulator.

Dr. Zamane Abdul Rahman

Chief Executive of the Medical Device Authority of Malaysia
Chair of the AHWP

Dr. Saleh Sulaiman Altayyar

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Technology Department
King Saud University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Eng. Abdullah Alrasheed

Executive Director for Compliance & Enforcement
at the Medical devices sector, Saudi Food & Drug Authority

Eng. Abdullah Aldobaib

Executive Director of Registration and licensing Department
at Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA)

Dr. Ulrike Kreysa

Vice President Healthcare
GS1 Global Office
Brussels, Belgium

Eng. Essam Almohandis

Executive Director of Surveillance and Biometrics
Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Catherine Bourgeois

Director Field Clinical Affairs ANZ, India, Korea, SE Asia Abbott New South Wales
Australia

Eng. Nasser Abdullah Al Aboudi

MSc Radiation and Environmental Protection, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Eng. Francesco Laterza

Regulatory Lead – Global Oversight
BSI
United Kingdom

Eng. Faiza Alzadjali

Director of Medical device control at the
Directorate General of Pharmaceutical and Drug control
Ministry of Health – Oman

Prof. Jackie Y. Ying

Prof, Executive Director
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
Singapore

Dr. Carol Herman

Director of Medical Device Standards – Retired
Sr. Vice President of Standards – Retired
US-FDA AAMI
USA

Dr. Elizabeth Ashley

Economist
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Miriam Boles Kostandy
Vice Director of Medical Device Registration Department
Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs
Ministry of Health and Population
Egypt

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Eng. Fahad Faisal A Almoammar

CEO The National Medical Products Co. Ltd. Damad
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

متحدث مؤتمر الغذاء والدواء

Dr. Adham Rashad Ismail Abdel Moneim

Team Leader & Regional Adviser
Essential Medicines and Health Technologies
World Health Organization (WHO)

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Mr. Jesus Rueda

Director of international affairs
MedTech Europe

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Mrs. Margaret Bessenbach

Health Care Business, 3M
Manager Regulatory Affairs and Quality EMEA Region
Germany

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Mr. Mohamed Shalaby

Regional Security Manager for Middle East & Africa
Novartis Business Services
Egypt

متحدث مؤتمر الغذاء والدواء

Eng. Osama Ahmed Abdulaal

Medical Device Registration Supervisor
Gulf Health Council
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Conference Themes

Food, Drug and Medical Devices Sectors

Food Sector

Theme1: Governance and Food Production Management
Theme 2: The role of international food organizations in the governance of food production and processing
Theme 3: Successful stories (experiences) in Arab and foreign countries
Theme 4: Recent trends in food production and processing techniques
Theme 5: the Arab efforts to keep pace with the global regulations in the field of food

Drug Sector

Theme 1: (The governance and pharmaceutical regulatory authorities)
Theme 2: (Industrial localization and technology transfer)
Theme 3: (International and regional success stories)
Theme 4: (Cosmetics between luxury and actual need)
Theme 5: (Arab drug security, access and availability)

Medical Devices Sector

Theme 1:Governance of Medical appliances (Working to Harmonize)
Theme 2: Elements of Regulatory Frame work for Medical appliances
Theme 3:Successful Models in Regulating Medical appliances
Theme 4: Practical Applications in Medical appliances Regulations
Theme 5: Special Topics in Medical appliances Regulations

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