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  • Ralf Henkel studied Biology and Chemistry at the University of Marburg, Germany, and obtained his PhD in 1990 on investigating the protein secretion of rabbit blastocysts during early pregnancy. Subsequently, he commenced working in Andrology in Giessen and Jena, Germany. Thus far, Ralf published 225 research papers and review articles, 50 book chapters as well as 4 books; his h-index is 50. He is Chief Scientific Advisor at LogixX Pharma, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. He also holds positions as Visiting Reader at the Department of Metabolism, Digestion & Reproduction at Imperial College London, London, UK, Extraordinary Professor at the Department of Medical Bioscience, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, and Honorary Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. Furthermore, he is Editor in Chief of Andrologia and Associate Editor of Reproductive Science. His special research interests are sperm functions, impact of oxidative stress on male fertility, sperm DNA fragmentation as well the effects of Traditional Medicine on male reproductive functions and the prostate.

  • Dr. Ehab Abu Marar, Jordanian board certified Ob/Gyn Arab board certified Ob/Gyn German Facharzt Ob/Gyn IVF, MIS Subspecialty Germany Assistant professor Ob/Gyn, Alyarmouk university, Jordan Lecturer at UKS-H university, Germany Published many research, talks and book chapters Reviewer in many prestigious journals like JARG Now Senior consultant in Repro Med, Galway, Ireland.

  • Dr. Farzana Moosajee has been diligent and compassionate both as a doctor and previously as a student when starting her undergraduate training in 2000. She received the top student class medal award in Medical Physiology in 2000 and the class medal for Virology in 2002 during her undergraduate years. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2005 obtaining her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree with honours and distinction in the pre-clinical examinations. She completed her internship at Helen Joseph and Coronation Hospital (Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital) in her hometown of Johannesburg. She returned to Cape Town and completed her community service in 2007 working as a medical officer in the South African Military Health Services and was based at the Institute for Maritime Medicine.

    In 2008, Dr Moosajee joined the Department of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital where her passion and love for internal medicine and rheumatology blossomed. After working as a medical officer for 2 years, she joined the medical registrar rotation at her Alma Mata, UCT in 2010 and successfully completed the Fellowship of the College of Physicians examination in 2014. She then completed the Certificate of rheumatology examination for physicians in 2016 through her Alma Mata, UCT.

    Dr Moosajee worked as a consultant specialist physician for 2 years in C15 Emergency unit at Groote Schuur hospital and subsequently spent a year as a specialist physician in the Department of Medicine at Khayelitsha District Hospital. In 2019 she took up a position as a consultant rheumatologist and specialist physician in the Division of Rheumatology at Tygerberg Academic Hospital. She still maintains close links with and does outreach to Khayelitsha District Hospital.

    Dr Moosajee is currently working towards completing her Master’s in philosophy in Health Professionals Education (MPhil HPE) at Stellenbosch University. She is involved in clinical and academic medicine as well as training undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also an examiner at the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa examinations. Dr Moosajee is skilled at managing the spectrum of both medical and rheumatological diseases. Her interests include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, osteoporosis, pain amplification syndromes and connective tissue diseases.

  • Dr. Fathia Alfasal, a leading Pediatrician from Alkhoms, Libya has completed her Medicine in 1998 from the Tripoli University, Libya. She has completed her Arab board from Council of Medical Specialties, Syria in 2006 and Libyan Board in in 2007 from Medical council Specialties, Libya. She has started her career in Health care at Tripoli Teaching Hospital, Libya. She learnt so many fields in Medicine to update her knowledge and techniques for the better diagnosis and treatment of cases. Dr. Fathia had an enormous experience as Physician in the Tripoli Teaching Hospital, Tripoli, Libya from 2006 and now works as Pediatric consultant in Tripoli Medical Center, Tripoli, Libya since 2022. She had immense experience in the international Clinical field at Hamad Hospital, Doha, Qatar in 2014 and Alwakra Hospital, Qatar, emergency department in 2019. Academic record of Dr. Fathia say that She is Head of the Department of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, Almergib university, Alkhoms, Libya since 2016 and now she took additional duty as the Vice Dean at the Faculty of Medicine, Almegib university, Alkhoms, Libya since 2022. From the next academic year of Tripoli university, Tripoli, Libya, Dr. Fasal will be a Course Instructor of new course called PFCCS. In research, she has an extraordinary and an innovative knowledge and we can call Dr. Fathia as “the Mother of Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatrics and Neonates”. She has published lot of research papers in national and International journals. Her research area includes: Mechanical ventilation, Bronchial Asthma and Consanguinity, Nephrotic syndrome in Pediatrics, PICU management, Invasive and noninvasive research, Mortality rate of NICU and Neonatal Jaundice. She conducted a workshop in “Different modes of Mechanical Ventilator and case scenario with ABG” at Al-Zawia hospital in March 2023. She is proud to say that she is preparing a Handbook on “”Mechanical ventilation in Pediatrics and Neonates”. From this committee, we congratulate her and wish her all success.

  • Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Function neurosurgery at Znata specialized hospital. Tripoli, Libya. He completed residency program and got his MD degree at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt on 2017. Dr. Alkish is interested in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, movement disorders and management of spastic cerebral palsy.

  • Dr Lamia Kallel is Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Medical University of Tunis and Head of Medical Department of Gastroenterology at Mahmoud Matri Hospital of Ariana since 2017.She is also Member of National Medical Council of Tunisia and Past President and General Secretary of Regional Medical Council of Tunis.  So far Dr Kallel published more than 65 medical articles and is also reviewer in international journals. Dr. Kallel is also a Legal Medical Expert as well as an Expert for public and private insurance companies. 

  • Dr. Rowida mahjoub zawia. Board certified specialist of Libyan burn and plastic surgery. Graduation from Tripoli medical university in 2009. Burn and plastic surgeon and specialist، work at Tripoli, burn and plastic hospital، senior of the female plastic department and burn and plastic emergency department. Senior of male plastic department. Director manager at glam smile private cosmetic and dental clinic. Works at the national center of abosalem for children with special needs. Medical consultant at health shears healthcare international company for hospital management. Medical consultant at star smile medical company. Medical Consulate at Alnajeme for import of medical equipment and supplies. Medical Consulate at alsama medical company medical equipment and supplies. Work at al Zahra hospital in the burn and plastic department as first assistant. Member of the medical committee for social solidarity. Work as first surgical assistant for prof rida franka at massra clinic and at saint James hospital. Practicing emergency maxillofacial and hand surgery trauma. field experience in treatment of war  injuries and massive trauma, good experience in management of ICU burn injuries. Member of Libyan plastic surgery committee. Member at and one of the founders of Libyan medical students and young. Doctors association. Member at IMCAS academy. Member at ispres International Society of aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

  • Dr. JUMA ELAMRANI, Graduated M.B.B.ch 1988 Tripoli University, 1994-2000 johanniter hospital Bonn Germany, Facharzt 2000 Bonn Germany. 2001-2019 head of oculoplastic department Tripoli eye hospital. 2019-2023 head of vitreoretinal department in Tripoli eye hospital. Member of teaching staff in Tripoli University. Founding member of African oculoplastic society. 30 years experience in performing most ophthalmic surgeries (vitreoretinal, oculoplastic, strabismus, glaucoma, cornea and refractive).

  • Dr. Fouzi Chebbout is the French Speaking Africa Medical Head in Sanofi vaccines. With a decade of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he spent six years out of it driving the medical strategy to help healthcare professionals provide the most innovative solutions for their patients. Originally from Algeria, Fouzi moved to Morocco, a beloved country, to join Sanofi vaccines. He aims to provide the best support to his collaborators and help countries in Africa protect their population against harmful diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, and influenza. Prior to joining Sanofi, Fouzi held several medical positions at Abbott, MS Pharma, Pfizer, and Roche. He and the respective teams have established successful collaborations that have recently resulted in the improvement of the breast cancer patient care and the optimization of the molecular testing in Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Fouzi holds an M.D degree from the medical university of Constantine in Algeria, passionate about marketing; he also holds international certifications in this field. Outside of his work, you can find him hunting nature and street photography, playing music, and dreaming of a continent where children can grow up healthy and happy.

  • Amel Lassoued Marcos, a Spanish-Tunisian physiotherapist specialised in oncology and specifically in post-mastectomy and hysterectomy rehabilitation, is currently practicing in Tunisia in her own office. She treated a large number of patients who had breast or uterine cancer surgery. Throughout her career, she worked on both preventive and curative purposes of the physiotherapy: Prevention aim at making patients aware of the lymphedema risks and ways to avoid them; Curative aim at treating the occurrence and the development of such disabling complications. Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive, disabling complication in the long term. It often follows the treatment for breast or uterine cancer. Over years, Amel has noted the lack of information on the prevention and therapeutic management of lymphedema in upper or lower limb. It would be very costly for the State and particularly for the health insurance system, if it were not taken in consideration early. This led Amel to attend several courses and training sessions in Europe, such as; Preventive treatment of lymphedema (Marie Curie Institute, Paris-Frnace); The physio-therapeutic strategy of lymphedemas (under the direction of Mrs. Maryvonne Chardon-Bras, CHU of Montpellier- Hôpital Saint Eloi, Expert in lymphatic and venous pathologies and in medical compression, Montpellier-France) Post-surgical breast cancer devices: prostheses and support systems (Anita Care, Munich-Germany). To share her expertise, Amel presented papers on new preventive and curative physiotherapy approaches, including awareness and training aspects. In addition, she published in 2012 an important scientific paper: Lymphedema of the arm after surgery for breast cancer: New physiotherapy January 2012 Amel L Marcos et.al Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology 39 (4): 483-8.

  • Originally having studied Public Management and Administration and Post School Education, Advocate Sharon Henkel has a long-standing experience in assisted reproduction working under the guidance of the renowned Professor Daniel Franken at the South African Medical Research Council from 1993 to 1996, where she assisted with the initiation of a novel research initiative, funded through international sources. Since she is also passionate about the Law, she then studied Law at the University of South Africa, obtained her LLB in 2011, is member of the National Bar Council of South Africa and was admitted as Practicing Advocate of the High Court of South Africa in the Western Cape in 2012. Her specialist field is Criminal, Commercial, and Medical Law where she has extensive experience in litigation at various courts in South Africa. With her background in assisted reproduction, she has also successfully completed Medical Law training in South Africa in 2020. Sharon also taught Commercial Law at the University of the Western Cape, and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Bellville, South Africa. After relocating to the United Kingdom in 2021, Sharon was called as a Barrister and member of The Honorable Society of the Middle Temple in the United Kingdom. Sharon underwent training in Healthcare Regulation in the UK and is currently investigating Medical Law and Ethical Principles on Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) in the UK and other jurisdictions. She is doing a master’s degree in Medical Law and Ethics with the University of Law, United Kingdom. She is also a National Bar Council of South Africa Pupillage Master.

  • Dr. abubaker elfaghih, Orthopaedic consultant karlove university czech republic 1986, First part Orthopaedic 1990, Second part Orthopaedic 1998, Diploma of screening DDH ultrasound 2003, Diploma of orthotic prosthetic Otto bock czeck republic 2005, Head of orthopedic department Tripoli medical center from 2013 to 2019, Head of unit A tell now, Experience long time for total hip replacement and total knee replacement and arthrocsop surgery, Faculty Member Tripoli university medicine school, Disability program coordinator at the WHO in Libya.

  • Dr. Abdurrazag Nami, assistance professor of Medical Microbiology at School of Medical Science, Libyan Academy, Tripoli. Abdurrazag Nami is a leading researcher in the field of genomic Characterization diagnostics of Helicobacter pylori infection associated gastrointestinal diseases. He published extensively as author and coauthor of over 25 article papers in highly regarded peer reviewed Journals. He was a founder and a patron of the Libyan Helicobacter Research Laboratory, and is the Libyan member representative on the African Helicobacter and Macrobiotic study group.

  • Prof. Soad Otman is a distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Libya, currently serving as a faculty member at the Masara Clinic in Tripoli. With over 40 years of experience in the field, Prof. Otman has become a well-regarded expert, with a particular focus on high-risk obstetrics and reproductive medicine. Prof. Otman earned her medical degree from Garyones University in Benghazi, Libya, in 1976. Subsequently, she pursued post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, before returning to Libya to pursue her successful career. Throughout her career, Prof. Otman is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of obstetricians and gynecologists. She is an advocate for promoting female training in obstetrics and Gynaecology and has been instrumental in driving change and inspiring young women to pursue careers in medicine. Prof. Otman currently holds the position of training and development director at Masara Training Centre, where she has overseen the successful delivery of various courses and workshops, including but not limited to, USS in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, hands-on Laparoscopic skills, advanced life support in obstetrics, and basic surgical skills. Prof. Otman remains an examiner for both the Libyan and Arab Boards, having previously served as the Arab Board representative for Libya and as the President of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Board in the Libyan Board. Beyond her clinical and teaching responsibilities, Prof. Otman is a passionate advocate for women’s health. She has received numerous accolades for her efforts in raising awareness for breast cancer and cervical cancer and continues to be a prominent national figure in Libya, promoting equality and female postgraduate training. Prof. Otman’s significant contributions to the field of obstetrics and gynaecology and her passion for women’s health make her a distinguished figure in the medical community, and we are honoured to have her as a delegate at this conference.

  • Prof. Ehab Heikal, obtained his DBA (CWR 2008), MBA (Graduate School of Business/AAST), DIM (Diploma of Intl Marketing/Toronto), DF Demand forecasting (AUC), Bachelor degree of Oral and Dental Surgery 1986, Former Lecturer of P. M., School of Dent., MSA University as well as Former Lecturer of P. M., School of Dent., Delta University. Prof. Ehab Heikal, is Lecturer of marketing, Cambridge Institute of Business (2004-2005 ALEX). Also Prof. Ehab Heikal Conducted several CME accredited courses of Practice management for DENTISIS. Prof. Ehab Heikal, Presented numerous practice management lectures during congresses in several Mid-Eastern countries. Prof. Ehab Heikal, author of the book (Business administration for the Dental profession) and anther book (Think outside the BO2; practice management tips). Prof. Ehab Heikal, has several publication in different dental journals, journal of dental Ideology, dental news, dental world (DONIA AL SANAN), dental tribune, smile magazine and dental practice. Prof. Ehab Heikal, President of MEMA and President Egyptian dental syndicate. Prof. Ehab Heikal, Board member, Alexandria oral IMPLANTOLOGY ASSOC and CEO, BEU CONSULATION FIRM, also Morita Area Manager, EMA. 

  • ‏Prof. Aisha Hadoud; Consultant of obstetrics and gynecology and infertility. Obtained the Arab fellowship in 2009 and a diploma in fetal abnormalities detection in 2016. A former faculty teaching staff and member of the national program for early detection of breast and cervical cancer and a member of the Health System Development Authority in Libya. 

  • Dr. Leila Haddar has studied Endocrinology in the Medicine University of Sfax; she has
    obtained her PhD in 2008 on “Predictive Factors of Weight Loss in Obese Adult: About
    200 cases “. Currently exercising her speciality in a private surgery & active member in
    the Diabetes House of Sfax, occupying the position of a treasurer in the AEDS “
    Association of Endrocronlogist-Diabetologists of Sfax”. She has participated in national
    & international congresses (SFD 2019 and 2022) & has obtained training-sessions
    attendance certificates from :Steno-Education Center, Danemark (2012); Havard
    Medical School, Boston (2014); Endocrinology, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases Unity
    in Sainte Marguerite Hospital in Marseille (2015); Endocrinology, Nutrition and
    Metabolic Diseases Unity in Jean Verdier Hospital in Paris -Pr Paul Valensi (2019)

  • Prof. Samira Merai Friaa, processor of medicine and Tunisian politician, She began her studies at the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, and became a specialist in pneumology in 1992, then associate professor in 2003. She also obtained an inter-university diploma in sleep physiology and pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Lyon in 2008. From 1993, she practiced at the Abderrahmen-Mami hospital in Ariana, where she spent a large part of her career as a doctor, being in particular a member of various medical learned societies, such as the Tunisian Society for Respiratory Diseases, the European Respiratory Society, the American. Thoracic Society and the French-speaking Pneumology Society. She is also an active member of the scientific council of the Association of Myopaths of Tunisia since 2005. From 2011, she became involved in the country’s political life. She was elected member of the Constituent Assembly on October 23, 2011. Following her election, she became president on February 1, 2012. Vice President of the Assembly in charge of legislation, relations with the Government and the Presidency of the Republic, and president of the women’s rights commission at the national assembly union for the Mediterranean. In February 2015, she was appointed Minister of Women, Family and Children in the government of Habib Essid, until August 2016 when she was entrusted with the portfolio of Health. At the end of her mandate, in September 2017, she resumed her activity as Professor of Medicine, And since then, he has directed the pneumology department of La Rabta Hospital in Tunis, where she is created a research laboratory with other professors from different (LR 18SP02) specialties entitled: Respiratory pathologies, sleep disorders, obesity, impact on public health. During 2020, she is particularly distinguished, in the first-line care of Covid 19, in particular by taking the initiative to adapt its service with the COVID circuit and hospitalization according to the strictest safety and health standards. It is also shared that in 2020 she joins the Board of Directors “Union for Global Health”, an organization, made up of current or past health ministers, from the European and African continents. UGH aims, in a context of epidemiological evolution associated with the probable risk of new pandemics, to put in place united and sustainable health responses beyond national issues. She joined the private sector in February 2023 to conclude, Samira Merai Friaa is the author of numerous publications in the medical field.

  • Dr. Ferial Khomaise, General Surgery Specialist، Experienced General Surgeon with 13+ years of experience in diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of disorders in diverse patient populations. Experienced in performing preoperative assessments and post-operative follow-up care. Proficient in providing preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care or general surgical patients, Adept at performing a variety of minor and major surgical procedures such as laparoscopy. Work Experience, Tripoli university hospital, Tripoli, 2009 – Present, Successfully performed over 500 surgeries in the General Surgery department of a leading hospital. Experienced in providing a variety of advanced surgical procedures such as hernia, colorectal and open abdominal surgery. Skilled in laparoscopic surgeries including gallbladder surgeries, appendectomies, also breast surgeries and anorectal surgeries, Courses, Lap.hernial repair, Medtronic February 2021 – February 2021. Lap. Redo Bariatric surgery, Medtronic

  • Dr. Fozia Kemishi Family Medicine Consultant & Clinical Laboratory Medicine (blood transfusion Medicine) Consultant, Head of Family Medicine Department – Primary Health Care Institute MOH –Libya، she is a qualified medical professional with extensive expertise in family medicine, general practice, and laboratory medicine with a wealth of experience in medical education and training, having served as a trainer and facilitator for multiple professional medical courses and workshops for primary healthcare doctors, nurses, and health workers. Dr. Kemishi has made significant contributions to the development of several national guidelines and strategies related to primary healthcare services and family medicine, including developing a national care pathway and guideline for Non-Communicable Diseases, national strategy for reproductive health and maternal, child, and adolescent health. She has also participated in the development of national quality indicators and tools for measuring the quality of primary care services in Libya. As the head of the Family Medicine department in Primary Healthcare Institute (PHCI) – Ministry of Health (MOH), Dr. Kemishi has played a crucial role in improving the accessibility and quality of healthcare services in Libya. She is committed to ensuring that all individuals and families have access to high quality, comprehensive, and coordinated care.

Prof. Ralf Henkel
LHE2023 Reproductive Medicine Keynote

Ralf Henkel studied Biology and Chemistry at the University of Marburg, Germany, and obtained his PhD in 1990 on investigating the protein secretion of rabbit blastocysts during early pregnancy. Subsequently, he commenced working in Andrology in Giessen and Jena, Germany. Thus far, Ralf published 225 research papers and review articles, 50 book chapters as well as 4 books; his h-index is 50. He is Chief Scientific Advisor at LogixX Pharma, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. He also holds positions as Visiting Reader at the Department of Metabolism, Digestion & Reproduction at Imperial College London, London, UK, Extraordinary Professor at the Department of Medical Bioscience, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, and Honorary Professor at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru. Furthermore, he is Editor in Chief of Andrologia and Associate Editor of Reproductive Science. His special research interests are sperm functions, impact of oxidative stress on male fertility, sperm DNA fragmentation as well the effects of Traditional Medicine on male reproductive functions and the prostate.

Prof. Ehab Abu-Marar
LHE2023 Medical Surgery Keynote

Dr. Ehab Abu Marar, Jordanian board certified Ob/Gyn Arab board certified Ob/Gyn German Facharzt Ob/Gyn IVF, MIS Subspecialty Germany Assistant professor Ob/Gyn, Alyarmouk university, Jordan Lecturer at UKS-H university, Germany Published many research, talks and book chapters Reviewer in many prestigious journals like JARG Now Senior consultant in Repro Med, Galway, Ireland.

Dr. Farzana Moosajee MBChB
LHE2023 Rheumatology Keynote

Dr. Farzana Moosajee has been diligent and compassionate both as a doctor and previously as a student when starting her undergraduate training in 2000. She received the top student class medal award in Medical Physiology in 2000 and the class medal for Virology in 2002 during her undergraduate years. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Cape Town (UCT) in 2005 obtaining her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree with honours and distinction in the pre-clinical examinations. She completed her internship at Helen Joseph and Coronation Hospital (Rahima Moosa Mother and Child Hospital) in her hometown of Johannesburg. She returned to Cape Town and completed her community service in 2007 working as a medical officer in the South African Military Health Services and was based at the Institute for Maritime Medicine.

In 2008, Dr Moosajee joined the Department of Medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital where her passion and love for internal medicine and rheumatology blossomed. After working as a medical officer for 2 years, she joined the medical registrar rotation at her Alma Mata, UCT in 2010 and successfully completed the Fellowship of the College of Physicians examination in 2014. She then completed the Certificate of rheumatology examination for physicians in 2016 through her Alma Mata, UCT.

Dr Moosajee worked as a consultant specialist physician for 2 years in C15 Emergency unit at Groote Schuur hospital and subsequently spent a year as a specialist physician in the Department of Medicine at Khayelitsha District Hospital. In 2019 she took up a position as a consultant rheumatologist and specialist physician in the Division of Rheumatology at Tygerberg Academic Hospital. She still maintains close links with and does outreach to Khayelitsha District Hospital.

Dr Moosajee is currently working towards completing her Master’s in philosophy in Health Professionals Education (MPhil HPE) at Stellenbosch University. She is involved in clinical and academic medicine as well as training undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is also an examiner at the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa examinations. Dr Moosajee is skilled at managing the spectrum of both medical and rheumatological diseases. Her interests include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, osteoporosis, pain amplification syndromes and connective tissue diseases.

Dr. Fathia Alfasal
LHE2023 Pediatrician Keynote

Dr. Fathia Alfasal, a leading Pediatrician from Alkhoms, Libya has completed her Medicine in 1998 from the Tripoli University, Libya. She has completed her Arab board from Council of Medical Specialties, Syria in 2006 and Libyan Board in in 2007 from Medical council Specialties, Libya. She has started her career in Health care at Tripoli Teaching Hospital, Libya. She learnt so many fields in Medicine to update her knowledge and techniques for the better diagnosis and treatment of cases. Dr. Fathia had an enormous experience as Physician in the Tripoli Teaching Hospital, Tripoli, Libya from 2006 and now works as Pediatric consultant in Tripoli Medical Center, Tripoli, Libya since 2022. She had immense experience in the international Clinical field at Hamad Hospital, Doha, Qatar in 2014 and Alwakra Hospital, Qatar, emergency department in 2019. Academic record of Dr. Fathia say that She is Head of the Department of Pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, Almergib university, Alkhoms, Libya since 2016 and now she took additional duty as the Vice Dean at the Faculty of Medicine, Almegib university, Alkhoms, Libya since 2022. From the next academic year of Tripoli university, Tripoli, Libya, Dr. Fasal will be a Course Instructor of new course called PFCCS. In research, she has an extraordinary and an innovative knowledge and we can call Dr. Fathia as “the Mother of Mechanical Ventilation in Pediatrics and Neonates”. She has published lot of research papers in national and International journals. Her research area includes: Mechanical ventilation, Bronchial Asthma and Consanguinity, Nephrotic syndrome in Pediatrics, PICU management, Invasive and noninvasive research, Mortality rate of NICU and Neonatal Jaundice. She conducted a workshop in “Different modes of Mechanical Ventilator and case scenario with ABG” at Al-Zawia hospital in March 2023. She is proud to say that she is preparing a Handbook on “”Mechanical ventilation in Pediatrics and Neonates”. From this committee, we congratulate her and wish her all success.

Dr. Abdulrahman Alkish
LHE2023 Neurosurgery Keynote

Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery and Function neurosurgery at Znata specialized hospital. Tripoli, Libya. He completed residency program and got his MD degree at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt on 2017. Dr. Alkish is interested in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, movement disorders and management of spastic cerebral palsy.

Dr. Lamia Kallel
LHE2023 Internal Medicine Keynote

Dr Lamia Kallel is Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Medical University of Tunis and Head of Medical Department of Gastroenterology at Mahmoud Matri Hospital of Ariana since 2017.She is also Member of National Medical Council of Tunisia and Past President and General Secretary of Regional Medical Council of Tunis.  So far Dr Kallel published more than 65 medical articles and is also reviewer in international journals. Dr. Kallel is also a Legal Medical Expert as well as an Expert for public and private insurance companies. 

Dr. Rowida Mahjob
LHE2023 Plastic surgery Keynote

Dr. Rowida mahjoub zawia. Board certified specialist of Libyan burn and plastic surgery. Graduation from Tripoli medical university in 2009. Burn and plastic surgeon and specialist، work at Tripoli, burn and plastic hospital، senior of the female plastic department and burn and plastic emergency department. Senior of male plastic department. Director manager at glam smile private cosmetic and dental clinic. Works at the national center of abosalem for children with special needs. Medical consultant at health shears healthcare international company for hospital management. Medical consultant at star smile medical company. Medical Consulate at Alnajeme for import of medical equipment and supplies. Medical Consulate at alsama medical company medical equipment and supplies. Work at al Zahra hospital in the burn and plastic department as first assistant. Member of the medical committee for social solidarity. Work as first surgical assistant for prof rida franka at massra clinic and at saint James hospital. Practicing emergency maxillofacial and hand surgery trauma. field experience in treatment of war  injuries and massive trauma, good experience in management of ICU burn injuries. Member of Libyan plastic surgery committee. Member at and one of the founders of Libyan medical students and young. Doctors association. Member at IMCAS academy. Member at ispres International Society of aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

Prof. Jumaa Omrani
LHE2023 Ophthalmology Keynote

Dr. JUMA ELAMRANI, Graduated M.B.B.ch 1988 Tripoli University, 1994-2000 johanniter hospital Bonn Germany, Facharzt 2000 Bonn Germany. 2001-2019 head of oculoplastic department Tripoli eye hospital. 2019-2023 head of vitreoretinal department in Tripoli eye hospital. Member of teaching staff in Tripoli University. Founding member of African oculoplastic society. 30 years experience in performing most ophthalmic surgeries (vitreoretinal, oculoplastic, strabismus, glaucoma, cornea and refractive).

Dr. Fouzi Chebbout
LHE2023 Sanofi Keynote

Dr. Fouzi Chebbout is the French Speaking Africa Medical Head in Sanofi vaccines. With a decade of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he spent six years out of it driving the medical strategy to help healthcare professionals provide the most innovative solutions for their patients. Originally from Algeria, Fouzi moved to Morocco, a beloved country, to join Sanofi vaccines. He aims to provide the best support to his collaborators and help countries in Africa protect their population against harmful diseases such as diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, and influenza. Prior to joining Sanofi, Fouzi held several medical positions at Abbott, MS Pharma, Pfizer, and Roche. He and the respective teams have established successful collaborations that have recently resulted in the improvement of the breast cancer patient care and the optimization of the molecular testing in Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya. Fouzi holds an M.D degree from the medical university of Constantine in Algeria, passionate about marketing; he also holds international certifications in this field. Outside of his work, you can find him hunting nature and street photography, playing music, and dreaming of a continent where children can grow up healthy and happy.

Dr. Amal Alaswed
LHE2023 Physiotherapy Keynote

Amel Lassoued Marcos, a Spanish-Tunisian physiotherapist specialised in oncology and specifically in post-mastectomy and hysterectomy rehabilitation, is currently practicing in Tunisia in her own office. She treated a large number of patients who had breast or uterine cancer surgery. Throughout her career, she worked on both preventive and curative purposes of the physiotherapy: Prevention aim at making patients aware of the lymphedema risks and ways to avoid them; Curative aim at treating the occurrence and the development of such disabling complications. Lymphedema is a chronic, progressive, disabling complication in the long term. It often follows the treatment for breast or uterine cancer. Over years, Amel has noted the lack of information on the prevention and therapeutic management of lymphedema in upper or lower limb. It would be very costly for the State and particularly for the health insurance system, if it were not taken in consideration early. This led Amel to attend several courses and training sessions in Europe, such as; Preventive treatment of lymphedema (Marie Curie Institute, Paris-Frnace); The physio-therapeutic strategy of lymphedemas (under the direction of Mrs. Maryvonne Chardon-Bras, CHU of Montpellier- Hôpital Saint Eloi, Expert in lymphatic and venous pathologies and in medical compression, Montpellier-France) Post-surgical breast cancer devices: prostheses and support systems (Anita Care, Munich-Germany). To share her expertise, Amel presented papers on new preventive and curative physiotherapy approaches, including awareness and training aspects. In addition, she published in 2012 an important scientific paper: Lymphedema of the arm after surgery for breast cancer: New physiotherapy January 2012 Amel L Marcos et.al Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology 39 (4): 483-8.

Adv. Sharon Henkel
LHE2023 Medical Ethics Keynote

Originally having studied Public Management and Administration and Post School Education, Advocate Sharon Henkel has a long-standing experience in assisted reproduction working under the guidance of the renowned Professor Daniel Franken at the South African Medical Research Council from 1993 to 1996, where she assisted with the initiation of a novel research initiative, funded through international sources. Since she is also passionate about the Law, she then studied Law at the University of South Africa, obtained her LLB in 2011, is member of the National Bar Council of South Africa and was admitted as Practicing Advocate of the High Court of South Africa in the Western Cape in 2012. Her specialist field is Criminal, Commercial, and Medical Law where she has extensive experience in litigation at various courts in South Africa. With her background in assisted reproduction, she has also successfully completed Medical Law training in South Africa in 2020. Sharon also taught Commercial Law at the University of the Western Cape, and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Bellville, South Africa. After relocating to the United Kingdom in 2021, Sharon was called as a Barrister and member of The Honorable Society of the Middle Temple in the United Kingdom. Sharon underwent training in Healthcare Regulation in the UK and is currently investigating Medical Law and Ethical Principles on Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) in the UK and other jurisdictions. She is doing a master’s degree in Medical Law and Ethics with the University of Law, United Kingdom. She is also a National Bar Council of South Africa Pupillage Master.

Dr. Abubaker Elfaghih
LHE2023 Prosthetics Keynote

Dr. abubaker elfaghih, Orthopaedic consultant karlove university czech republic 1986, First part Orthopaedic 1990, Second part Orthopaedic 1998, Diploma of screening DDH ultrasound 2003, Diploma of orthotic prosthetic Otto bock czeck republic 2005, Head of orthopedic department Tripoli medical center from 2013 to 2019, Head of unit A tell now, Experience long time for total hip replacement and total knee replacement and arthrocsop surgery, Faculty Member Tripoli university medicine school, Disability program coordinator at the WHO in Libya.

Dr. Abdurrazag Nami
LHE2023 Infection Disease Keynote

Dr. Abdurrazag Nami, assistance professor of Medical Microbiology at School of Medical Science, Libyan Academy, Tripoli. Abdurrazag Nami is a leading researcher in the field of genomic Characterization diagnostics of Helicobacter pylori infection associated gastrointestinal diseases. He published extensively as author and coauthor of over 25 article papers in highly regarded peer reviewed Journals. He was a founder and a patron of the Libyan Helicobacter Research Laboratory, and is the Libyan member representative on the African Helicobacter and Macrobiotic study group.

Prof. Soad Otman
LHE2023 Gynecology Keynote

Prof. Soad Otman is a distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Libya, currently serving as a faculty member at the Masara Clinic in Tripoli. With over 40 years of experience in the field, Prof. Otman has become a well-regarded expert, with a particular focus on high-risk obstetrics and reproductive medicine. Prof. Otman earned her medical degree from Garyones University in Benghazi, Libya, in 1976. Subsequently, she pursued post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, before returning to Libya to pursue her successful career. Throughout her career, Prof. Otman is passionate about teaching and mentoring the next generation of obstetricians and gynecologists. She is an advocate for promoting female training in obstetrics and Gynaecology and has been instrumental in driving change and inspiring young women to pursue careers in medicine. Prof. Otman currently holds the position of training and development director at Masara Training Centre, where she has overseen the successful delivery of various courses and workshops, including but not limited to, USS in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, hands-on Laparoscopic skills, advanced life support in obstetrics, and basic surgical skills. Prof. Otman remains an examiner for both the Libyan and Arab Boards, having previously served as the Arab Board representative for Libya and as the President of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Board in the Libyan Board. Beyond her clinical and teaching responsibilities, Prof. Otman is a passionate advocate for women’s health. She has received numerous accolades for her efforts in raising awareness for breast cancer and cervical cancer and continues to be a prominent national figure in Libya, promoting equality and female postgraduate training. Prof. Otman’s significant contributions to the field of obstetrics and gynaecology and her passion for women’s health make her a distinguished figure in the medical community, and we are honoured to have her as a delegate at this conference.

Prof. Ehab Heikal
LHE2023 (Oral and Dental surgery) Keynote

Prof. Ehab Heikal, obtained his DBA (CWR 2008), MBA (Graduate School of Business/AAST), DIM (Diploma of Intl Marketing/Toronto), DF Demand forecasting (AUC), Bachelor degree of Oral and Dental Surgery 1986, Former Lecturer of P. M., School of Dent., MSA University as well as Former Lecturer of P. M., School of Dent., Delta University. Prof. Ehab Heikal, is Lecturer of marketing, Cambridge Institute of Business (2004-2005 ALEX). Also Prof. Ehab Heikal Conducted several CME accredited courses of Practice management for DENTISIS. Prof. Ehab Heikal, Presented numerous practice management lectures during congresses in several Mid-Eastern countries. Prof. Ehab Heikal, author of the book (Business administration for the Dental profession) and anther book (Think outside the BO2; practice management tips). Prof. Ehab Heikal, has several publication in different dental journals, journal of dental Ideology, dental news, dental world (DONIA AL SANAN), dental tribune, smile magazine and dental practice. Prof. Ehab Heikal, President of MEMA and President Egyptian dental syndicate. Prof. Ehab Heikal, Board member, Alexandria oral IMPLANTOLOGY ASSOC and CEO, BEU CONSULATION FIRM, also Morita Area Manager, EMA. 

Prof. Aisha Hadoud
Workshop: Screening of cervical cancer and early detection by clinical examination and cervical smear and colposcopy

‏Prof. Aisha Hadoud; Consultant of obstetrics and gynecology and infertility. Obtained the Arab fellowship in 2009 and a diploma in fetal abnormalities detection in 2016. A former faculty teaching staff and member of the national program for early detection of breast and cervical cancer and a member of the Health System Development Authority in Libya. 

Dr. Leila Haddar
LHE2023 Diabetes Medicine Keynote

Dr. Leila Haddar has studied Endocrinology in the Medicine University of Sfax; she has
obtained her PhD in 2008 on “Predictive Factors of Weight Loss in Obese Adult: About
200 cases “. Currently exercising her speciality in a private surgery & active member in
the Diabetes House of Sfax, occupying the position of a treasurer in the AEDS “
Association of Endrocronlogist-Diabetologists of Sfax”. She has participated in national
& international congresses (SFD 2019 and 2022) & has obtained training-sessions
attendance certificates from :Steno-Education Center, Danemark (2012); Havard
Medical School, Boston (2014); Endocrinology, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases Unity
in Sainte Marguerite Hospital in Marseille (2015); Endocrinology, Nutrition and
Metabolic Diseases Unity in Jean Verdier Hospital in Paris -Pr Paul Valensi (2019)

Prof. Samira Fraiaa
LHE2023 Respiratory Medicine Keynote

Prof. Samira Merai Friaa, processor of medicine and Tunisian politician, She began her studies at the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, and became a specialist in pneumology in 1992, then associate professor in 2003. She also obtained an inter-university diploma in sleep physiology and pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy of Lyon in 2008. From 1993, she practiced at the Abderrahmen-Mami hospital in Ariana, where she spent a large part of her career as a doctor, being in particular a member of various medical learned societies, such as the Tunisian Society for Respiratory Diseases, the European Respiratory Society, the American. Thoracic Society and the French-speaking Pneumology Society. She is also an active member of the scientific council of the Association of Myopaths of Tunisia since 2005. From 2011, she became involved in the country’s political life. She was elected member of the Constituent Assembly on October 23, 2011. Following her election, she became president on February 1, 2012. Vice President of the Assembly in charge of legislation, relations with the Government and the Presidency of the Republic, and president of the women’s rights commission at the national assembly union for the Mediterranean. In February 2015, she was appointed Minister of Women, Family and Children in the government of Habib Essid, until August 2016 when she was entrusted with the portfolio of Health. At the end of her mandate, in September 2017, she resumed her activity as Professor of Medicine, And since then, he has directed the pneumology department of La Rabta Hospital in Tunis, where she is created a research laboratory with other professors from different (LR 18SP02) specialties entitled: Respiratory pathologies, sleep disorders, obesity, impact on public health. During 2020, she is particularly distinguished, in the first-line care of Covid 19, in particular by taking the initiative to adapt its service with the COVID circuit and hospitalization according to the strictest safety and health standards. It is also shared that in 2020 she joins the Board of Directors “Union for Global Health”, an organization, made up of current or past health ministers, from the European and African continents. UGH aims, in a context of epidemiological evolution associated with the probable risk of new pandemics, to put in place united and sustainable health responses beyond national issues. She joined the private sector in February 2023 to conclude, Samira Merai Friaa is the author of numerous publications in the medical field.

Dr. Ferial Khomaise
LHE2023 Surgery Keynote

Dr. Ferial Khomaise, General Surgery Specialist، Experienced General Surgeon with 13+ years of experience in diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of disorders in diverse patient populations. Experienced in performing preoperative assessments and post-operative follow-up care. Proficient in providing preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care or general surgical patients, Adept at performing a variety of minor and major surgical procedures such as laparoscopy. Work Experience, Tripoli university hospital, Tripoli, 2009 – Present, Successfully performed over 500 surgeries in the General Surgery department of a leading hospital. Experienced in providing a variety of advanced surgical procedures such as hernia, colorectal and open abdominal surgery. Skilled in laparoscopic surgeries including gallbladder surgeries, appendectomies, also breast surgeries and anorectal surgeries, Courses, Lap.hernial repair, Medtronic February 2021 – February 2021. Lap. Redo Bariatric surgery, Medtronic

Prof. Fozia Kemishi
LHE2023 Primary Health Care Keynote

Dr. Fozia Kemishi Family Medicine Consultant & Clinical Laboratory Medicine (blood transfusion Medicine) Consultant, Head of Family Medicine Department – Primary Health Care Institute MOH –Libya، she is a qualified medical professional with extensive expertise in family medicine, general practice, and laboratory medicine with a wealth of experience in medical education and training, having served as a trainer and facilitator for multiple professional medical courses and workshops for primary healthcare doctors, nurses, and health workers. Dr. Kemishi has made significant contributions to the development of several national guidelines and strategies related to primary healthcare services and family medicine, including developing a national care pathway and guideline for Non-Communicable Diseases, national strategy for reproductive health and maternal, child, and adolescent health. She has also participated in the development of national quality indicators and tools for measuring the quality of primary care services in Libya. As the head of the Family Medicine department in Primary Healthcare Institute (PHCI) – Ministry of Health (MOH), Dr. Kemishi has played a crucial role in improving the accessibility and quality of healthcare services in Libya. She is committed to ensuring that all individuals and families have access to high quality, comprehensive, and coordinated care.