Measuring progress: Strategies for advancing gender equity in healthcare leadership [IHF Women in Leadership SIG workshop]

  • Invitational
  • Leadership

When:

Tuesday 10 September

13:10–16:00

Session description:

This interactive session will delve deeper into success stories of promoting gender equity in hospital leadership. The panelists will share specific examples of policies and practices that have improved gender equity in their workplaces, as well as challenges encountered along the way. They will also provide details on how they measured the progress and the structures and processes that were put in place to do so. Attend this session to learn how to develop gender equity monitoring and measurement strategies in your hospital.

  • Invitational
  • Leadership

When:

Tuesday 10 September

13:10–16:00

Chair

Dr Muna A. Tahlak

President, International Hospital Federation; CEO, Latifa Women and Children Hospital; Chief Medical Officer, Dubai Academic Health Corporation, UAE

Dr Muna Abdul Razzaq Tahlak is the Chief Executive Officer of Latifa Hospital (a 347-bedded specialized maternity and pediatric hospital), part of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), United Arab Emirates.

Dr Tahlak is an obstetrics and gynaecology consultant. She is also the first Emirati woman to complete her specialization in obstetrics and gynecology from the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is American board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr Tahlak is a regular speaker at conferences and has received various awards for excellence in her field. After being IHF Treasurer. Dr Tahlak was elected IHF President Designate in November 2021 and started her mandate as IHF President in October 2023. Additionally, she is a member of several other esteemed national and international societies and associations.