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Dr. Madiha Khatab

Chairman of Afripharma

Dr Khattab is the chairman of Afripharma (shareholding pharmaceutical company with a capital of 80 million L.E targeting health care and pharmaceutical industry development for Africa). The  first woman dean  of the Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University as well as the chair of  the Board of the University hospitals (5200 beds) ;  the first woman director of the New Kasr Alainy Teaching Hospital, (1200 beds)
Dr. Khattab is a Professor of Internal Medicine at Cairo University. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh,UK and is the first Egyptian   federation lead of the royal colleges of physicians of the united Kingdome .
She is a health-policy expert chaired health committee of the national council of women and the parliament and delivered policy papers on health development and universal national health insurance. She coauthored the health chapter on the Egypt second national communication for climate change (2010 ) and the third African outlook express for environmental changes (2012).
She was the leading person to start liver transplantation at kasr al Aini, and is the chair of the liver transplant center and as well one of the founding members of the Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt.
Dr. Khattab has been and still on board of many important organizations ACDIMA,VACSERA, National Council for Women, Al Gouna Institute of Nursing, Holding Company of Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals, Souad Kafafy University Hospital, Misr University for Science and Technology, as well as the board of trustees of the Egyptian Radio and Television Union and Al Nahda university.