Abdalla Abotaleb

Abdalla Abotaleb

  • Expert
  • World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • Egypt

Abdalla Abotaleb is one of the most profound experts in healthcare policy and regulations in the MENA region His expertise extends from HTA & Reimbursement policies to regulatory and supply chain strategies in the public sector. He has been involved in the fields of health economics, outcomes research, Health policy reforming, and reimbursement policies within the healthcare industry for 15 years, with experience across the pharmaceutical, biologicals, and vaccines. And now works for WHO as a project manager at health care reforming area.

Abdalla Abotaleb graduated in faculty of pharmacy then obtained a post-graduate in health economics followed by a Ph.D. in Health Economics & Policy from York University. He also has a degree in Project Management Professional (PMP), Pharm. D certificate and a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

He, in addition to being a committee member and project manager in a number of national projects in many countries including Germany. United Kingdom, Egypt, Algeria, Sudan, Russia, UAE, Morocco, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey, KSA, GULF, USA and Poland. He is a very active researcher with tens of publication across different well-recognized organizing including ISPOR, ESMO, ASCO, ECCO, iHEA. HTAI and EuHEA. He has been a true contributor to several public and industrial projects in Egypt and the MENA region his homeland. He committedly changed the landscape of the healthcare policy there. A few examples to mention are his contributions to the establishment of the NORCB (national organization for control and research of biologics), Egyptian Biosimilars guidelines cancer and MS registry & guidelines. Establishing stroke units & guidelines, hospital-based HTA and Health economic unit at the ministry of health in Egypt’s different sectors.

Multiple engagement efforts are well recognized in his research by introducing concepts of stakeholder engagement. He also does that by being an active member of many research organizations internationally and locally like the ISPOR and its local chapter.

Abdalla Abotaleb remains a very rich source of developmental initiatives having been a hands-on expert across different sectors of the healthcare systems and a visionary for healthcare reform.

Research Interest
Health Economics, Breast Cancer, Drug Effectiveness

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