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Dr Farida Al Hosani

Executive director - Communicable Diseases, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center

Origin: UAE

Residence: UAE

Sector: Science and Technology

During the pandemic, Dr Farida Al Hosani, one of the region’s leading experts on communicable diseases, was pushed into the public eye, finding herself at the front and centre of the UAE’s response to Covid-19. She handled the pressure with strength, poise and professionalism, as the official spokesperson for the UAE’s health sector.

Dr Hosani has worked and participated in creating the policies and standards related to infectious diseases and public health in the UAE. In March, she became the first Emirati woman to join the World Health Organization’s Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework Advisory Group.


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