Dr Haifa Madi, MBBS, MPH is currently Advisor to the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention. Before that she was the Regional Director of Health Protection and Promotion Department at the World Health Organization of the Eastern Mediterranean Region Office WHO/EMRO.
Prior to that, Dr Madi was the Acting Director of Health, Deputy Director of Health and Chief Health Protection and Promotion Family Health of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) responsible for the Health programme and services provided to the 6 million Palestinian Refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza.
Dr Madi received her MBBS in Medicine from the University of Jordan and holds a Master Degree in International Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health. She is also a graduate of the Middle East Educational Fellowship Programme, J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Dr Madi is the author of several published research in The Lancet, the Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Plos One Journal, and an author of two chapters in the Book “Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality, Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions” at Nova Biomedical.