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Dr. Omaima Idris

Professor of obstetrics & gynecology, Cairo University, Chairwoman of Rofayda Health park

With passion in healthcare management, Dr. Omaima Idris has been appointed as the Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital at Cairo University in 1997, as well as the head of the organizing committee of the Obstetrics and Gynecology conference at the Cairo University. Being the first woman to be appointed to this position, motivated to prove herself worthy by putting all her efforts in renovating the old hospital and improve the quality of care, Starting with refurbishing and mending the emergency department along with the outpatient clinics.
One of her notable works, working on a project to build a new modernized Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, after intensive efforts to solve the challenges raised from such a venture, the new hospital started its operations and was opened for the public in 2011. The hospital has become a landmark in Kasr El Ainy Hospital, with a state of art operating theaters, the largest premature center with 55 incubators, the first fetal medicine unit in Egypt and an IVF center that serve patients with a low cost..
Later on, she became the Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department, Dar El Fouad Hospital, Cairo, Egypt, one of the top ranked private hospitals in Africa. In 2012,
Dr. Idris was assigned as the General Secretary of the National population council in Egypt, were she addressed her first task, which is the overpopulation, through placing a strategy tried to be applied in the 27 Governorate of Egypt and establishing several projects to fight against female circumcision.
Dr. Idris has become a symbol in the medical world in Egypt, becoming an icon in the business side, becoming a board member of the Business Women Association (BWE) and board member of many Charity Organization like Maan, an organization targeting to improving the lives of the people of the slums.