Pre-conference Workshops on Day 1 - Conference Sessions on Days 2,3&4

Dr. Khalid Elawad

Dr. Khalid Elawad

Manager, Health Protection, Primary Health Care Corporation - Qatar

Dr Khalid Elawad have (20) years of international experience in the field of public health, worked in developed and developing countries.

Currently working as health protection manager in primary health care corporation (PHCC) – Qatar. play a key role in developing, shaping and assuring the health protection function, which include managing individuals and teams, working closely with partners, and ensuring delivery of high-quality surveillance, response and support systems.  He has responsibility for developing and maintaining close working relationships both internally and with partner organisations. In addition, contribute and lead on local and national priorities, including contribution to wider public health initiatives consistent with the centre delivery model and integrated working. He mange to enhance the profile of Health Protection significantly in PHCC corporation with issues such as immunisation, food borne infections, pandemic flu, healthcare associated infection and communicable diseases control. Recently he has been appointed as chairperson for PHCC Antimicrobial Resistance stewardship committee to execute national action plan to control antimicrobial resistance which introduces the key components of the strategy (infection prevention and control, optimising prescribing, engagement and training, surveillance, development of new diagnostics, research and international collaboration). In addition, chairperson for infection prevention and control (IPC) committee which oversees IPC program in 27 health centres (with 7000 employee) across Qatar.  


Day 3 Immunisation as strategic preventive priority for PHCC 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM Al Majlis Hall