Dr. Osama El Hassan

Coordinator of the Taskforce Committee

Dr. Osama is the Vice-Chair of Emirates Health Informatics Society and the Head of eHealth section at Dubai Health Authority where he leads the implementation of the Health Information Exchange project of the emirate of Dubai (NABIDH). Read his full bio here>


Mr. Hussein Al Bishi

Coordinator of the Taskforce Committee

Hussein is a Certified Health Information Manager (CHIM) graduated from Curtin University of Technology in Australia. He has 28 years of experience in Health Information Management (HIM), Clinical Coding and Case-mix Management. Currently, Hussein serves as a senior consultant in the Vision Realization Office (VRO) at the Ministry of Health for Clinical Coding and HIM. 
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Dr. Riyad Alshammari

Member, Local Task Force KSA

Dr. Alshammari is an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Joint-Associate Professor in Health Informatics at the Department of Health Informatics at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read his full bio here>

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Dr. Salim AL Salmi

Member, Local Task Force Oman

For the last 25 years, Dr. Salim has been witnessing the development of the health informatics and information management at the ministry of health Oman. He worked as the director of the health information management department at the Royal Hospital. Read his full bio here>

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Dr. Mussaad M. Al-Razouki

Local Task Force Kuwait

Dr. Razouki is the current Chief Business Development Officer of Kuwait Life Sciences Company where he is part of a team that manages over 50 million dollars in local, regional and international investments on behalf of the Kuwait Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of Kuwait. Read his full bio here>

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Dr. Manal AlAlawi

Local Task Force Bahrain

Dr. Manal Al Alawi is the Program Director of the IT projects at the Supreme Council of Heath in the Kingdom of Bahrain. She also works with the Ministry of Health as the Head of the Clinical Team for implementing National Electronic Health Records in the primary and secondary care centres and attending her patients as a Consultant Family Physician. 

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