Senior Health Specialist
Senior Health Specialist in the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. Alaa joined the Bank in 1998, and has been working in the development sphere for more than 30 years. He is a medical doctor with a Doctorate of Public Health. He coordinates the health sector program in Egypt, Yemen, and Djibouti, and is managing a number of health projects in Egypt and Yemen. He has also worked in a number of other countries including Iran, Morocco, and Vietnam. Among the projects he managed in Egypt are the Health Sector Reform Program, thePopulation Project, the Schistosomiasis Control Project, the Social Fund Project, the Social Protection Initiative Project, and recently, the Health Insurance Systems Development Project.
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