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Dr. Dalia Samhouri

Regional Manager, Emergency Preparedness and IHR, EMRO, WHO

Dr. Dalia Samhouri is a public health professional with about two decades of experience in health emergency preparedness and response at the scientific, policy, managerial and academic levels.

Currently, she is the Regional Manager of Emergency Preparedness and IHR at the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean. Collaborating with many humanitarian and development partners, Dr Samhouri is taking the lead role in the design and implementation of WHO region-wide health security preparedness strategies with focus on all-hazard preparedness and disaster risk reduction, emergency care system, mass gatherings, One Health, points of entry and population movements, risk communication and community engagement and strengthening operational readiness for health emergencies. Dr Samhouri received her PhD degree in Biomedical Science (Global Health) from the University of Geneva, Switzerland and a Master’s degree of Public Health (Epidemiology/Biostatistics) from Tulane University in the United States.

All Sessions by Dr. Dalia Samhouri

LEGACY IN GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY | 29 - 31 October, 2023