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15 Dec

Conferences. My participation in conferences

Ghaiath Hussein UNESCO COVID message

Regional & International Speaker: 

UNESCO video messages on “The Ethical Framework for COVID-19 response in the Arab region: views and recommendations from the experts” (May 2020).

        Talk at the Second International Bioethics Conference, entitled, “What Can Ethics Learn from Islamic Legislation? An Islamic Approach to Moral Analysis Based on the Purposes of Islamic Legislation (Maqsid Al-Shariya’a)”, Sultan Qaboos University, Feb. 2020.

        Accepted abstract entitled, “How many studies conducted in humanitarian settings mention obtaining consent or being ethically approved? Preliminary findings of a systematic review”, WADEM Congress 2019, Brisbane, 7 – 10 May 2019.

        Accepted abstract entitled, “The significance of age and how it affects the ageing Arab women: An Islamic approach”, at the Regional Conference Aging Arab Women, Tunisia (Feb. 67, 2018)

        Speaker at the 28th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Debrecen, Hungary (2730 Aug. 2014)  

        “The conduct of needs’ assessment surveys and their effect on the allocation of humanitarian aids and attention: Lessons from Darfur (2004-2012)” accepted abstract for the COST workshop on Disaster Justice (Copenhagen, 28 Feb. 2014) 

        “The ethical implications of the sociopolitical conditions in the Arab countries on the research involving Arab women” accepted abstract for the regional conference on the Bioethics Issues for Women: Ethics of Reproductive Health-Social and Political Conditions in Arab Countries (February 8, 2014, Beirut Lebanon) 

Arab Bioethics Network for Women Beirut

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        Third Regional Conference on \”Stem Cell Research: Current Controversies”, AUB

(September 14 – 15, 2012) Beirut, Lebanon. Title of the talk: \”An Islamic Approach to Ethical Analysis of Stem Cell Research\”  

        International Conference on Education in Ethics, held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA from 1-3 May 2012. Title of the talk: Democratization of medical education as a need to teach ethics.   

        The UNESCO Regional Conference on Women\’s Health and Research, Cairo University, Egypt (7-8 December, 2011). Title of the talk: Conceptual and practical challenges to the ethics of women\’s health care and medical research. 

        The 2nd Regional EMPHINET (East-Mediterranean Public Health Network) and 5th TEPHINET conference, Sharm Elsheikh, Egypt (5-6 December 2011). Title of the talk: “Introduction to ethical issues in public health with emphasis on Pandemic Preparedness 

        The Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program 2nd Annual Conference, Beirut, (September, 2011)\”Review of NonNational (International) Research conducted in Less Developed Countries:\”  

        Speaker at the Workshop on Ethics of Healthcare at ARAMCO Health Services, Dhahran, KSA (Nov. 2011) 

        Speaker in the Patients’ Rights Workshop, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (June 2011) 

        Medical Errors workshop, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (June 2011) 

        Ethical Issues in Research, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (March 2011) 

        Workshop on Research Ethics and International Epidemic Response, WHO, Geneva (2009) 

        Invited Speaker in the National Conference of the National Council on Ethics of Human Research (NCEHR), Ottawa 2008. 


As National Speaker:

        Invited panellist in the workshop entitled, “Bioethics in Medical School: A working perspective” organized by the UNESCO Bioethics Chair, Khartoum (Jan 2015)

        Developed and trainer of the course entitled, “Essential Skills in Health Research and Scientific Writing”, organized by Soba Teaching Hospital, Khartoum in collaboration with the Sudanese American Medical Association (SAMA), held in Khartoum (Jan 2015)

        Trainer, speaker at the SCOME – iMED project, Zaeem Azhary University Sudan (May 2014)

        Keynote speaker and panellist at the Conference on the Accreditation of Medical Education in Sudan, Ahfad university for Women, Sudan (May2014)

Ghaiath Hussein Self Accreditation workshop Sudan with Najaldeen and Dr Lubna Siddig

        Invited speaker on ethical issues in public health, Public Health Institute, Sudan (Jan. 2012)

        The National Public-Private Partnership Policy Workshop, FMOH, Sudan (June \’08- June 2009)

        Course on Disaster Management, Ahfad University for Women (Sudan), in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children\’s Hospital (Jan. 2009)

        Workshop on developing the role of scientific researchers, organized by the National Health Laboratory in collaboration with FMOH (2006)

        Proposal development workshop, FMOH, Khartoum 2004.

        Workshop on National Health Research Ethics, FMOH, 2004.

        Series of presentations and training sessions on management, FMOH (2004-2008)



        Member of the Saudi Health Council’s taskforce for allocation of scarce resources during pandemics and public health emergencies with focus on COVID-19, Riyadh (Mar. – Sep. 2020)

        Member of the National Bioethics Committee taskforce for ethical conduct of research during pandemics and public health emergencies with focus on COVID-19, Riyadh (Mar. – Sep. 2020)

        Invited for joint consultancy for WHO and UNESCO to train the Syrian Ministry of Health Staff on ethics of research conducted during armed conflicts, Damascus (2017)

        Consultant for the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for its first-ever Online Ethics Course (Nov. 2016 – Apr. 2017)

        Consultant for the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties on ethics and professionalism (since 2011)

        Head of the Scientific Committee for the Annual Conference of the Sudanese Medical Association in the UK & Ireland (SMAUK&I), Sep. Dec. 2015. 

        Consultant for the Public Health Institute (Sudan) on public health ethics (Jan 2015 – date) 

        Consultant for Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) on Public Health Ethics (February 2013-date) 

        Consultant for the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Bioethics curriculum for residents (2012date) 

        Visiting consultant for Saudi Aramco Company Health Services on bioethics, Dammam, KSA (Nov. 2011) 

        Consultant for the Research Directorate at the Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan to develop \”Criteria for Accreditation for the Research Ethics Review Bodies (ERBs) Working in Sudan\” (2011)  

        Consultant for WHO on “Research Ethics in International Epidemic Response”,Geneva, 2009. 

        Consultant for WHO on ethical issues in public health and disasters (2011- 2016)


Professional memberships:

Board Member of the Saudi Association of Healthcare Ethics (Apr. 19 – present)
Member of the Saudi Commission’s Patient Safety, Preventive Medicine, & Ethics subcommittee for SMLE
International Association for Ethics Education (Oct. 18 – present)
The American Public health Association (Aug. 2018- present)
The Royal Society of Public Health (UK), Sep. 2017 – present
The Sudanese Medical Association in the UK & Ireland (Aug. 2015 – present)
The European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (Aug. 2014 – present)
The European Cooperation for Science and Technology (COST),  Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health (ISCH) Action (Feb. 2013-2017)
Founding Member, Bioethics Network on Women\’s Issues in the Arab Region (BiNWIAR) (2012 – 2015)
The Clinical Ethics Committee, King Fahad Medical City, KSA (Sept. 2010 – Sep. 2012)
The Patients\’ and Family Rights Committee, King Fahad Medical City, KSA (April 2011 – Sep. 2012)
The Saudi Epidemiological Association (2009-2011)
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (individual membership; 2012-present)
The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Management Unit, Sudan (2008 – 2009)
The Public-Private Partnership Policy Taskforce, FMOH, Sudan (June \’08- June 2009)
The Sudanese ministerial delegation to the Global Forum for Health Research (Bamako, Mali, ’08)
The National Health Policy Forum, FMOH, Sudan (2008-2009)
Team leader of the National Research Ethics Training Core Group (Sudan, July 08-2012).
Assistant secretary of the National Research Ethical and Technical Review Committees, Sudan (June 2004-June 2009)
Founding Member of the Primary Scientific and Ethical Review Committee, Dept. of Research, Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan (July ‘08-June 2009)

Field Experiences:

  • Qualitative research (interviewer, focus groups’ facilitator, and trainer) on the ethical issues related to the conduct of research on humans during the armed conflict in Darfur, west Sudan (2014-2015) Member of the Government of Sudan-United Nations (GOS -UN) Joint Assessment Mission to assess the humanitarian gap in Darfur, West Darfur, 2009 
  • Primary Health Care Officer, WHO, Nyala Sub office, South Darfur State, Sudan (April-June 2006)
    Ghaiath Hussein Darfur with children national survey
  • Federal Supervisor and State Manager, Sudan Household Health Survey, South Darfur State (February – April 2006)
  • Field supervisor and data enterer (EPI info V.3.2 &V.6.1), Crude Mortality Survey (May-June 2005), World Health Organization (WHO), North Darfur State, West Sudan


Teaching & Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Faculty (pending approval), Public Health MSc at the University of Limerick, Ireland.
  •  Instructor at the Virtual Medical Academy (VMA) on topics related to ethics and health research.
  • Member of staff in the National Committee for the Training of Trainers in Research Ethics at the National Committee of Bioethics, King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), KSA (2017 – present)
  • Collaborating Lecturer on Public Health Ethics, Saudi Board for Community Medicine, Riyadh (Jan. 2017) 
  • Chairperson for the Students’ Right Committee in Alfarabi Medical Colleges, Riyadh (Oct. 2016- Apr. 2019)
  • Member of the Curriculum Management Committee, Alfarabi Medical Colleges, Riyadh (April 2016- April 2018)
  • Member of the College Council, Alfarabi Medical Colleges, Riyadh (April 2016- April 2019)
  • Course director and instructor of the following courses at Alfarabi Medical Colleges, Riyadh (Apr. 2016- Apr. 2019):

        Medical Ethics & Professionalism Course 
        Epidemiology and Community Medicine Course
        Research Methodology & Evidence-Based Medicine

  • Group facilitator, Practical Epidemiology and Statistics module on the master’s in public health (MPH), University of Birmingham, UK (Nov. 2015) 
  • Ghaiath Hussein EMPHNET Public health ethics course Amman Jordan

    Course developer and key instructor of the first online public health ethics course organized by EMPHNET in collaboration with the People’s Uni (  

  • Invited lecturer on Rural Health in Low-Middle Income Countries (LMICs) for the MPH students at the University of Birmingham, UK (April 2015). URL:
  • Visiting lecturer, MSc. Program in Molecular Biology, University of Khartoum, Sudan (April 2014)
  • Instructor, Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network ( (2011-date)
  • Assistant professor of bioethics, faculty of medicine – King Fahad Medical City, King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences (June 2010 – Sep. 2012)
  • Visiting Lecturer & Examiner on medical ethics for the Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia (October 2010 – Sep. 2012)
  • Visiting Lecturer & Examiner on medical ethics for the Faculty of Medicine, Tabuk University, Saudi Arabia (Feb. 2011 – Sep. 2012)
  • Course instructor of Ethical Issues in Community Medicine Practice, Joint Program for Community and Family Medicine, KSA (Dec. 2009)
  • Facilitator in the online Public Health Ethics Course with Prof. Dick Heller, People’s Uni
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  • Course Instructor and facilitator of the Course on Ethical Issues in Psychology and Counselling, delivered to the Students of master’s in psychology, Ahfad University for Women (Sudan, April-May 2009) Visiting lecturer on medical ethics and research ethics in the African International University (Sudan 2008)
  • Facilitator on ethical issues during disasters in the Course on Disaster Management (Ahfad University for Women, in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children\’s Hospital, (Sudan, Jan. 2009)
  • Member of the Research Ethics Review Board for Determinants of Health Course students\’ projects.
  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (Dec. 07-Feb. 08)
  • Facilitator in the Workshop on Developing Proposals for Research on Patients\’ Safety, Azhary Uni. (2008)
  • Tutor on ethical issues in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for University of Toronto medical students (Dec.’07)
  • Tutor in sessions on Breaking Bad News for University of Toronto medical students (April, 2008) National trainer/facilitator on Research Ethics (Sudan, June 2007 – present) 


Training and Capacity Building Experience

Trainer on research ethics, clinical ethics, and public health ethics at King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, KSA (2010 – present)

Facilitator on Knowledge Management cycle and Research Skills, FMOH & Soba Teaching Hospital (2015)

Facilitator on Evidence-Informed Policy Workshop, Policy Unit, FMOH, Sudan (2009)

Facilitator and co-instructor, Disaster Management with Focus on Family and Children, organized by Case

Western Hospital (US), held in Ahfad University for Women, Sudan (2009)

Presenter of a series of public sessions for medical students on medical ethics (Sudan, 2006- 2009)

National Trainer on Research Ethics, Research Dept., FMOH, Sudan (June \’08-present)

National trainer on health management for Directors General of State Ministries of Health. FMOH, (2004 – 2008) 

Training focal person, Directorate General of Health Planning and Development, FMOH (2004-2006) Technical and Capacity Building Advisor, Standing Committee on Public Health, Medical Students\’

International Network (MedSIN-Sudan, 2008-present)

Trainer on Dengue Fever, Dengue Fever Control Program, Jeddah, (Sep. 06-Sep. 07)

Research and Technical Advisor, Dengue Fever Control Program, Jeddah, KSA (Sep.’06 –May ’07)


Academic & Professional Achievements:  

        Awarded the Research Award by H.E., the President of King Saud University (Dec. 2018)

        Contributor to the question bank on ethics and professionalism of the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in collaboration with the late Professor James Ware (2015)

        Developing and facilitating the first online public health ethics course in the Middle East and North African region for EMPHNET, in collaboration with the People’s Uni (2015)

        Developer and instructor of the First Regional Public Health Ethics Training, organized by EMPHNET (2014)

        Establishing the Medical Ethics Department at King Fahad Medical City Medical College (2010)

        Developing the medical ethics curriculum for undergraduate medical students at King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2011 – 2012). 

        Developing the first Training of Training (TOT) program on teaching bioethics by nonspecialized faculty staff in Tayba University, Al-Medina Al-Monawara, Saudi Arabia (2011 and 2012)

        Producing the first national videotaped DVDs series on medical ethics funded and produced by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties on medical ethics for residents(2012)

Ghaiath Hussein Saudi Commission Bioethics Professionalism videos

        Co-founder of the first regional Arab professional body for bioethics – The Arab Bioethics Society

(to be hosted in The Salim ElHoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine (AUB FM)

        Developing the first national Criteria for Accreditation for the Research Ethics Review Bodies Working in Sudan (2011)

        Co-founding member and the first Senior Project Officer of the EUfunded Mapping African Review Capacity (MARC) project (2009)

        Developing the first national research ethics training manual in Sudan (2008)

        Developing the first online medical ethics course website for Saudi undergraduate students (, and the first Arab live broadcasting channel dedicated for medical ethics ( 


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    15 Dec

    Previous Employment and work experineces Previous Employment and work experineces

    Academic  Qualifications
    My doctoral studies were fully funded by Wellcome Trust grant no. 099385/Z/12/Z.
    MHSc. (Bioethics), Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto (Canada).
    part clinical MD in Community Medicine, Sudan Medical Specialization Board.
    MBBS, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Zaeem Al-Azhary University (Sudan).
    Current position
    Assistant Professor

    Employment Background:

    August 2020 – date: Assistant Professor of Bioethics and public health at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics at King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh. 

    April 2016-April 2019: Assistant professor of medical ethics and professionalism, Al-Farabi Medical Colleges, Riyadh. My tasks include the teaching of bioethics and public health to the undergraduate medical and dentistry students and helping in other academic and quality-related tasks. Other administrative and academic tasks include:
    1-     Vice Chair of the Research Unit
    2-     Head of the Students’ Rights & Discipline Committee
    3-     Member of the Curriculum Management Committee
    4-     Member of the College Council
    5-     Course director for these courses: Medical Ethics & Professionalism (MEP 351), Community Medicine & Epidemiology (EPCM 361), and Research Methods & Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC 481)

    Jan. 2013 – Jul. 2018:[1] Full-Time Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Birmingham. My PhD thesis is about the ethical issues related to the conduct of research in conflict-affected areas. My case study is in Darfur, west Sudan. It covers the research involving humans conducted by the international NGOs during the humanitarian crisis in Darfur from 2004 till the end of 2012 using mostly qualitative research methods.

    June 2010 – Nov. 2012: Assistant professor, Department of Bioethics, Faculty of Medicine – King Fahad Medical City, affiliated with King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Sciences. My tasks included teaching of bioethics to undergraduate medical students, assist in conducting and reviewing research, assist in developing ethical guidelines, provide ethics consultations, and assist in the organization and delivery of training activities for clinicians and faculty staff. I was also a member of the following Committees: Patients\’ Rights, Institutional Review Board, Clinical Ethics Committee
    June 2009 – June 2010: Epidemiology medical doctor and a technical & research consultant at Dengue Fever Control Program, Ministry of Health (Jeddah Province, Saudi Arabia). My tasks included periodic epidemiological reporting of dengue cases, training of staff, technical assistance to researchers, and to help in developing guidelines and protocols.
    July – September 2009: Senior Project Officer, Mapping African Review Capacity (MARC) Project, Council of Health Research and Development (COHRED). MARC is funded by EU grant and run jointly by Geneva-based COHRED and the University of Kuazulu Natal in South Africa. My main tasks included planning and initiation of MARC project activities, mainly to work with the project team to develop and update an African map of research and research ethics review capacity. The interactive map is available on (
    June 2008 – June 2009: Deputy Director, Research Directorate, a subdivision of the Planning Department in the Federal Ministry Of Health (Sudan); the department responsible for planning, policy formulation, health information, and health economics. My tasks included the representation of Sudan in national and international forums related to research, help in developing ethical and technical guidelines for research, provide technical assistance to researchers and policy makers, and to help in training staff on research ethics.

    Sep. 2007 – Jun. 2008: Fulltime master student at the University of Toronto, Canada.

    Sep. 2006 – Sep. 2007: Epidemiology medical doctor and technical & researcher consultant at Dengue Fever Control Program, Ministry of Health (Jeddah Province, Saudi Arabia). My tasks included periodic epidemiological reporting of dengue cases, training of staff, technical assistance to researchers, and to help in developing guidelines and protocols.
    April – June 2006: National Primary Health Care (PHC) Officer, World Health Organization (Nyala sub-office, South Darfur, Sudan). My main tasks included planning and monitoring the PHC activities in collaboration with the state ministry of health, international NGOs and other UN agencies, and the coordination and collaboration with the UN agencies providing humanitarian aid in south Darfur, especially for refugees and internally displaced persons. I was also responsible for the regular follow-up of the performance of PHC centres in South Darfur through auditory visits.
    June 2004- April 2006: Director of Researchers\’ Training and Capacity Building Unit at the Research Directorate, (Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan). My tasks included the design, implementation and follow-up of the training activities conducted by the department.
    January 2003- June 2004 Internship Clinical Training:
      Internship assignments-16 months, Jan 2003- June 2004 in Teaching & University hospitals in Khartoum

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    15 Dec

    Ghaiath Hussein Publications. Ghaiath Hussein PublicationsGrants, Abstracts and Publications:

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    Grant from Wellcome Trust for PhD Studentship in Humanities &Social Sciences (2012). Grant Ref. 099385/Z/12/Z  

    Conferences’ accepted abstracts

    1.      “What can ethics learn from Islamic legislation? An Islamic approach to moral analysis based on the Purposes of Islamic Legislation (Maqasid Al-Shariya’a)” accepted for the second International Bioethics Conference, Sultanate of Oman (Feb. 2020)
    2.      Research or not research? This is not the question for research ethics in public health emergencies. An accepted abstract to the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, San Diego, Nov. 2018.
    3.      The Significance of Age and How it Affects the Aging Arab Women: An Islamic Approach”, an accepted abstract to the UNESCO Regional Conference on “Aging Arab Women: Myths, Facts and Implications” (Tunisia, 2018).
    4.      The Ethical Duty of Evidence Based Decision Making in Clinical Practice. An accepted abstract for the 2011 Canadian Bioethics Society 22nd Annual Conference, Saint John, N.B., Canada.
    5.      Consent for research and research-like activities during human-made disasters: Ethical principles and practical challenges. Accepted abstract for the 18th World Congress for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Manchester, UK (2013).
    6.       “Ethico-metrics: A Scale-based Approach to Ethical Analysis and Decision Making”. Accepted abstract for the American Society of Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH) Annual Meeting as a poster presentation, Atlanta, GA (2013).
    8.      “ Democracy: the forgotten challenge for the development of bioethics in non-democratic countries”, presented at the 28th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Debrecen, Hungary (27-30 Aug. 2014)
    9.      Review of Non-National (International) Research Conducted in Less Developed Countries: Challenges and Opportunities. An accepted abstract for the 2nd Regional Conference for Research Ethics, Beirut, Lebanon (15-18 September 2011) 

    Peer-reviewed articles

    As a single/first author
    1.      Hussein G, Elmusharaf K. Mention of ethical review and informed consent in the reports of research undertaken during the armed conflict in Darfur (2004–2012): a systematic review. BMC Med Ethics. 2019;20:40. doi:10.1186/s12910-019-0377-7.
    2.      Hussein GM.  When Ethics Survive Where People Do Not. Public Health Ethics (2010) 3(1): 72-77, March 18, 2010 doi:10.1093/phe/phq00. URL: 
    3.      Hussein G.  The Sudan Experience, J Acad Ethics (2008) 6:289–293. DOI 10.1007/s10805-009-9077-0. Article URL: 
    4.      Hussein GMA.  Democracy: the forgotten challenge for bioethics in the developing countries, BMC Medical Ethics 10 (2009) 3. Doi: 10.1186/1472-6939-10-3. Article URL 
    5.      G.M.A. Hussein (2011). (A119) Ethical Issues in the Review and Conduct of Research during Active Conflicts: Reflections from Darfur, West Sudan. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 26 , pp s33-s34 doi:10.1017/S1049023X11001208

    As a co-author:

    6.      Al-Kaabba, A. F., Hussein, G. M., Al-Qumaizi, K. I., Al-Rashed, W., Kasule, O. H., Alosaimi, F. et al. (2016). Disclosing Medical Errors in Tertiary Hospitals in Saudi Arabia: Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study. IJASM, 3(2), 75-83
    7.      AlKabba, A., Hussein, G., Kasule, O., Jarallah, J., Alrukban, M., & Alrashid, A. 2013, \”Teaching and evaluation methods of medical ethics in the Saudi public medical colleges: cross-sectional questionnaire study\”, BMC Medical Education, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 122
    8.      AlKabba AF, Hussein GM, Albar AA, Bahnassy AA, Qadi M. The major medical ethical challenges facing the public and healthcare providers in Saudi Arabia. J Fam Community Med 2012; 19:1-6. URL:     
    9.      AlKabba A, Hussein GM. Democratization of medical education is needed to effective teaching of bioethics. J Med Liban 2011; 59 (1).

    Books and Manuals

    10.   Translator of the first-ever English translation of the Code of Ethics, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (2014)
    11.   Author of the EMPHNET Training Handbook of Public Health Ethics 
    13.   Medical Ethics for Undergraduate Medical Students: Curriculum Outline ( 
    14.   Co-author of the National Research Ethics Training Course Manual, January 09 (updated Sep. 2010)
    15.   Co-author of the managerial capacity building series for voluntary organization (in Arabic 2007). Available online: 
    16.   Basic epidemiology series for non-specialists (in Arabic). Epidemiology beyond figures.
    17.   Towards an Islamic approach to community-oriented medical education (in Arabic)

    Book Chapters

    19.   Chapter on \”Ethical challenges in global health research\”, in the Book entitled \”An Introduction to Global Health Ethics\”, edited by Ross E.G. Upshur and Andrew D. Pinto. Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group; 2012)
    20.   Chapter on \”Ethical review of non-national (international) research conducted in less developed countries\” to Fogarty International Center – supported curriculum developed by the Joint Center for Bioethics (Canada), by (Toronto, 2012)
    Co-editor and main contributor to “Professionalism & Ethics Education for Residents Handbook: A Practical Guide on Ethics for Residents” Eds. James Ware and G. M. Hussein. 1st edition ed. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 2014. Chapters entitled: 
    21.   Introduction to Medical Ethics
    22.   Principles of Western & Islamic Approaches to Bioethics
    23.   Doctor’s Professional Relationships and Duties
    24.   Truth Telling and Breaking Bad News
    25.   Privacy & Confidentiality
    26.   Allocation of Resources in Healthcare
    27.   How to resolve ethical issues in clinical practice?
    Contributor the following modules in the “WHO Training Manual on Ethical issues in Research and surveillance: Epidemics, Pandemics and Public Health Crisis”\’. Ed. Philippe Calain, WHO (Geneva); 2014.
    28.   Major issues in normative instruments research and surveillance in public health emergencies
    29.   Shortcomings of normative instruments in disasters
    30.   Privacy and confidentiality in public health surveillance


    32.   Co-author of the Private-Public Partnership Policy Report, FMOH-Sudan, 2009 (
    33.   Technical report on the Sudan Household Health Survey in south Darfur state, 2006. (awarded as the best technical report among the 25 states of Sudan (
    34.   Editor and Course Director of the National Research Ethics Curriculum (Sudan)

    Guidelines and Policies

    35.   Translator of the Saudi Code of Ethics for Healthcare Providers (2014)
    37.   The Strategic Document for the establishment of the Arab Bioethics Society, co-edited by Thalia Arawi (2011)
    39.   Co-editor and translator of the National Ethical Guidelines of Research Involving Humans. Research Directorate, Sudan (2006-2009)
    41.   Co-author of the Clinical Guidelines of Case-Management and Reporting of Dengue Fever (Jeddah, MOH – Saudi Arabia, 2007)
    42.   Dengue Notification and Sample Transport Guidelines for Hospitals in Jeddah (in Arabic, 2006)

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    I have peer reviewed manuscripts submitted for:
    Medicine, Law & Society Journal
    Journal of Religion and Health 
    Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
    WHO Bulletin
    BMC Medical Ethics
    Review of European Studies
    Journal of Family and Community Medicine 
    Journal of Public Health Ethics