Dr. Omar Najim

Dr. Omar Najim

Director of Executive Affairs Office at Department of Health, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


IHF Member
Director of the Executive Office and special projects reporting to chairman of AD DoH and Abu Dhabi Public Health Center. He is a member of Gold Command Team for Covid-19 and the team leading on transforming healthcare in Abu Dhabi. Trained as a Head and Neck surgeon in the UK. Immediately prior to joining AD DoH, Omar was a hospitals improvement lead at Mckinsey & Company in London Healthcare and Operation practice, leading on nationwide effort to improve emergency pathway, quality of care, integrated care, regulation and efficiency. Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; Holds a Masters in surgical technology and healthcare innovation from Imperial College London and leadership and quality fellowship at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Published and presented in the field of medicine, healthcare operation, quality and workforce planning. He lives in Abu Dhabi with his wife and two children.

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Parallel Session: The philosophy of disaster response: The Abu Dhabi module in managing COVID-19. Response, management and resilience

  • 10 November, 2021
  • 15:10 - 16:40