Organizing Committee

Quazi Monirul Islam

Quazi Monirul Islam

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Quazi Monirul Islam, 25 years working in WHO retired as WHO Country Representative (WR, 2014-2017) to Namibia, February 2017 and joined Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine responsible for multi-country implementation research programme. He is a public health specialist with extensive experience in Health System. He worked in a rural health complex in Bangladesh before moving to Botswana in 1981. In 1991 joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Netherlands as a Public Health Consultant. In 1992, he joined WHO. He was the Director of Maternal and Newborn health in WHO/HQ and Health System in Regional office. He was assigned as WR, Thailand and subsequently WR, Namibia in 2014. He closely worked with Bilateral Donors, Development Banks, UN agencies, GAVI and Global Fund. He has visited and provided policy and strategic support to over 90 countries in six continents.

Francisco Torrens

Francisco Torrens

University of Valencia, Spain

Francisco Torrens is lecturer in physical chemistry at the Universitat de València. After obtaining a PhD in molecular associations in azines and macrocycles from the Universitat de València, he undertook postdoctoral research with Professor Rivail at the Université de Nancy I. More recently, he  has collaborated on projects with Professors Tomás-Vert, Salgado and Castellano. Major research projects include prediction of the environmental impact of chemical substances using chemobioinformatics tools, discovery of new inhibitors of tyrosinase: computational design, synthesis, characterization and experimental corroboration, search for new antimicrobial agents that inhibit the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall, minimal active domains of proteins of the Bcl 2 family, development and application of quantum chemistry methods and techniques to studies of drugs, analysis of pores of BAX at nanometric scale and study of the in vivo antioxidant capacity of phenolic compounds through QSAR/QSPR modelling: crossing of the blood-brain barrier and interactions with cytochromes and drugs. His scientific accomplishments include the first implementation in a computer at the Universitat de València of a program for the elucidation of crystallographic structures and the construction of the first computational-chemistry program adapted to a vector-facility supercomputer in a Spanish university.

Leticia M Estevinho

Leticia M Estevinho

Minho University, Portugal

Leticia M Estevinho received the Zootechnical Engineering degree (summa cum laude) in 1985 and the M.S. degree in biotechnology (with merit) in 1989. In 1995, finished the PhD degree in Science given by Minho University, Braga, Portugal. In 2009, passed with merit the proofs of Agregação - the last step in the academic career in Portugal. Estevinho has worked in Agricultural College of Braganca, Braganca, Portugal, since 1986 and has great experience in students’ coordination (16 PhD students and three Postdoctoral researchers). Leticia M. Estevinho has published more than 120 articles in indexed international journals, written five book chapters and has presented more 160 oral and written communications. Was the principal investigator of more than 25 scientific projects, totally financed, and has published 4 patents. She is the Head of the Microbiology Laboratory since 1986. Was the editor-in-chief of three journals and currently belongs to the editorial board of 19 international journals; has revised more than 300 articles of indexed journals. Nowadays, Estevinho serves as a Coordinator Professor with Agregação in the Polytechnic Institute of Braganca, Portugal.

Ibrahim R Aly Shalash

Ibrahim R Aly Shalash

Cairo Univerisity, Egypt

Ibrahim R Aly Shalash holds a PhD in the Innovation and technology from Cairo Univerisity in Egypt. He has 27 years of practical experience in innovation and technology with a specific focus on  infectiuos diseases. In addition to his job he was Secretary general of Theodor Bilharz Research Institute. He headed the parasitology dept., from March 2018. He supervised Training and Scientific program for nanotechnology and evaluation methods since 2010. He supervised more than 35 master, MD and PhD Thesis. He publishes widely in the field of research and innovation. He is on the Editorial Boards in  many scientifc journals. He was a reviewer in many different scientific journals.He was the Leader from TBRI side in the international collaboration with American University in Cairo. He was publish more than 62 scientific articles in national and international journals with impact factor. He was selected as a board member of many Scientific Societies.

Suchi

Suchi

Cherie Hearts & Cambridge Pre Schools, Singapore

Suchi is an experienced International Pre School Principal/Manager who picked up  Laughter exercises from many coaches around the world. She then designed ‘Laughter Therapy' which is being used  in many places such as hospitals and Senior Activity Centres. She provides individual and group therapy in educational and home settings. A former Manager / Trainer is now engages in building social awareness about Holistic approach for recovery. Be it Depression,  Anxiety caused by physical or emotional pain,  Death  in the family  and the harm the unhappiness brings to people, families and communities. Her aim is to encourage people to seek help early and get on the path to recovery. Her works has been featured in local press, TV and Radio and has been an invited speaker at various community clubs and educational  Institutions.  She has also been awarded by MINDS and various community clubs  in recognition of her social work.

Abdelmonem Awad Hegazy

Abdelmonem Awad Hegazy

Zagazig University, Egypt

Abdelmonem Awad Hegazy is currently working as Professor of Human Anatomy and Embryology Department in Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University & College of Biotechnology, Misr University for Science & Technology (MUST), Egypt. He is also a Consultant of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility. He is the former chairman of the Anatomy and Embryology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University (Egypt); and Professor in King Saud and Majmaah Universities (KSA) 2009-2013 and Misurata, Faculty of Medicine (Libya) 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the following international journals: International Journal of Human Anatomy (USA); Journal of Experimental Medicine and Biology (Singapore) & Women Health and Complications (UK). He is the Former Editor-in-Chief of Zagazig University Medical Journal (Egypt). 

Abdolrasoul Aleezaadeh

Abdolrasoul Aleezaadeh

Brooklyn Central University, USA

Abdolrasoul Aleezaadeh completed his Post Doctorate in (Psychology) at Approach of Applied Clinical Cognitive Neuropsychology from the USA. He Completed his Ph.D. Degrees in Psychology in the USA. He completed his Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology at I. R. of the Iran, Bachelor's Degree in General Psychology at I. R. of the Iran, Bachelor's Degree in Homeopathic Medicine - I.R of Iran (Berkeley International University - the USA) and, Advanced Curriculum in Traditional Medicine at W.M.C - I.R of Iran (Tibbia College Gujranwala - Pakistan). Also, he has five Certificates/Documents in e-Marketing, Marketing, Marketing Management, Sales Management and, Sales Management (A Global Perspective) at Cavendish Caramad Institute - I.R of Iran (Cavendish College - the UK) and, Instructor of first aid (initial, complementary and specialized). He is Full Expert International Faculty Professorship Member in the Brooklyn Central University, the USA, Associate Expert International Faculty Professorship Member in the University of Pacific Albion, the USA and, Associate Expert International Faculty Professorship Member in Green Lake (Green Lake) University, the USA. Now he is working as an Assistant Professor at P.N.U and, U.A.S.T Universities; I.R. of Iran.

 

Baher Effat

Baher Effat

National Research Centre, Egypt

 Baher Effat is a Research Professor of Food and Dairy Microbiology, National Research Centre, Egypt. Over 36 years of experience in Food and Dairy Bacteriology, he shared and supervised over than 6 Master and Ph.D Thesis in Food and Dairy sciences and more than 62 scientific publications in food  and dairy microbiology, functional dairy products , probiotics and propionic acid bacteria and pathogenic bacteria and in Food and Dairy Products. He has shared in national and international programs and projects. He joined many international conferences and workshop, in addition to scientific activities. In addition, he awarded for CAS-TWAS Visiting Scholar Fellowship From 03 Aug., 2006 to 31 October 2006.Training of young researchers and lecturers on many science-related subjects; including courses for: Microbiological Analysis of Food, Control of Bacteria, Contamination during Food Process and Isolation and Identification of Microorganisms. He is a member of the Editorial Board of several international journals. He also served as a member of the Organizing Committee in International Congresses.

Manal Mohammed

Manal Mohammed

University of Liverpool, UK

Manal Mohammed obtained PhD in Medical Microbiology from University of Liverpool, UK. Her research interests include application of next generation sequencing technologies and associated bioinformatics analyses tools in investigating the molecular basis of virulence of non-typhoidal salmonellosis in humans and understanding the complex dynamics of bacteria-phage interaction.

Ivana Haluskova Balter

Ivana Haluskova Balter

French Society of Immunology, France

Ivana Haluskova Balter is a French medical professional specialized in infectious diseases, internal medicine covering various therapeutic axes, certified in Immunology and Pediatric, MBA vaccinology and years of active clinical practice. She has over 15 years of experience in pharmaceutical research and development for European and USA for various therapeutic areas for adults and children including infectious and tropical diseases, metabolic and CVS, neurodegenerative diseases and orphan indications. He is an active member of French immunology society (SFI) administrative board and several international academic societies focuses on innovation of R&D reflecting immunology and genetic variability, role of immunologic approach for treatment and diagnostic, tackle problem of resistance for antimicrobials, antimalarial and antivirals etc. using multilayer approach. She is a member of advisory health concern (India) and think tank group in order to attract attention to role of immunology, personalized and preventive medicine and accurate diagnostic and global cooperation in this area. She has several years of expertise to work globally within Europe, USA but recently more focused on BRICS - Asia (India in Particular) as a Medical advisor bringing new innovative concepts alive and getting them endorsed/partnered.