Organization

The MENA HPF is a membership driven organization with the following bodies:

 

  • The General Meeting
  • The Board of Trustees
  • The Advisory Committee
  • The Auditors

 

The Executive Operations of the MENA HPF are managed by the Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for the prosecution of the Forum’s mission and for the application of this Charter. Assisted by officers and staff, he/she is responsible for all executive functions of the Forum: activities, fund-raising, administrative and financial management, selection and appointment of officers and staff, etc.

Executive Director

Dr. Maha El Rabbat

Dr. Maha El-Rabbat is a public health professor and X-minister of Health and Population for the government of Egypt. She obtained her medical degree from Cairo University, after which she pursued her postgraduate education in public health at the same institution and also abroad in the United States and United Kingdom in the fields of health sector reform, health systems strengthening and population studies. She has held high academic and technical positions in public health and worked closely with national and international organizations on national and regional programs and global studies supporting health system strengthening, community development, population issues and non-communicable diseases. She has wide experience in conducting system-wide assessments and strategic planning with an understanding of the region’s challenges and opportunities that contributed to health development efforts. She currently serves as the executive director of the Middle East and North Africa Health Policy Forum (MENA HPF).

MENA HPF is governed by a Board of Trustees whose membership includes academics, practitioners, senior executives and experts in various fields of knowledge relevant to health policy research as well as representatives of key donor organizations.
The Board of Trustees comprises a maximum of thirteen Trustees, seven of which shall be drawn from the Members of the Forum.
The Board is currently chaired and presided over by Dr. Ahmed Galal
The Board of Directors is entitled to take all and any decisions to ensure the good operations of the organization and oversee and enforce the application of MENA HPF Charter. The Board is also entrusted with the admission of members to the Forum and the renewal of the membership thereof.

The current members of Board of Trustees of the MENA HPF :

The MENA HPF Advisory Committee is one of the main bodies of the Forum. The Advisory Committee is appointed by the Board of Trustees and is comprised of up to seven members including the Advisory Committee Chairperson. Members of the Advisory Committee are Members of the Forum or of other independent qualified persons whom are experienced, knowledgeable professionals committed to the advancement of the mission of the MENA Forum.

The duties of the Advisory Committee are:

  • To review and to propose nominations for Membership of the Forum.
  • To advise the Board of Trustees on technical matters related to the selection of health policy themes and issues worthy of focus.
  • To advise the Board of Trustees on the criteria and processes required to assure the quality of the Forum’s output.
  • To recommend actions by the Board of Trustees in furtherance of the Forum’s mission.
  • Carry out other assignments that may be decided by the Board of Trustees.

Current Advisory Committee Composition and Membership:

MENA HPF is governed by a Board of Trustees whose membership includes academics, practitioners, senior executives and experts in various fields of knowledge relevant to health policy research as well as representatives of key donor organizations.
The Board of Trustees comprises a maximum of thirteen Trustees, seven of which shall be drawn from the Members of the Forum.
The Board is currently chaired and presided over by Dr. Ahmed Galal
The Board of Directors is entitled to take all and any decisions to ensure the good operations of the organization and oversee and enforce the application of MENA HPF Charter. The Board is also entrusted with the admission of members to the Forum and the renewal of the membership thereof.


MENA HPF Documents

Name
Size
Date
Middle East and North Africa Health Policy Forum Charter
65.88 KB
Aug 07, 2017
About MENAHPF
360.71 KB
Aug 07, 2017