Conference Speakers

First Day

Oncology and Hematology

Pro.Dr. Magda Mohamed Sultan

Magda Mohamed Sultan has completed her MD in clinical pathology and laboratory oncology from National Cancer Institute Cairo University.

(1992) She was the Head of the hematology department of Medical Research Institute, Alexandria University, Egypt for 8 Years (2007-2015).

She is now an emeritus professor in the institute, sharing in teaching for doctor and master degrees and she is the head of hematology department of Alborg Lab and EL Mokhtabar Lab in Alexandria since 1996 until now.

She has published more than 25 papers and she is arbitrator for many thesis and many published papers in the permanent committee for scientific promotions.

External Speaker, (Alexandria/Egypt).

Subject matter: Diagnosis of chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms and related conditions.

Dr. Saleh Abohadi

Establisher of Leukemia diagnosis at national oncology center, Sana’a and flow cytometry service in Yemen.

Bachelor of Science in Medical laboratories from Sana’a University and Master of Science in Medical laboratory Science with specializing in Hematology and Blood Banking from University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.

Interested in the field of development (scientific, practical and administrative) and continuous education and practical training in the field of hematology laboratory, in general, and in leukemia biology, in particular.

Making all efforts to obtain various experiences in the same field, and to continuously develop the experiences he obtains.

Searching for everything new in the world of advanced leukemia diagnosis technology.

External Speaker, (Germany).

Subject matter: Leukemia immunophenotyping in Yemen.

Dr. Indu Thakur

Dr. Indu Thakur [MBBS, MD (Paeds), DNB (Paeds), MRCPCH, FRCPath] is a Consultant Paediatric Haematologist at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales since 2013.

Her scope of work includes malignant and non-malignant haematological disorders in children ranging from leukaemia, bone marrow failure syndromes to haemoglobinopathies, ITP and inherited red cell disorders like hereditary spherocytosis.

She is the Lead for Intrathecal chemotherapy in children as well as Lead for red cell disorders in the department of Pediatric Haematology Oncology at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales.

Her other interests include clinical research, undergraduate and postgraduate education and working as an examiner for Cardiff University (undergraduate exams) and Royal College of Pathology (postgraduate Hematology exams). She is an expert member of the Wales Research Ethics Committee 1 which reviews phase 1 & 2 trials in addition to other research projects. She has secured Specialised Services Commissioning to improve services for haemoglobinopathies in Wales to bring them in line with recognized centres in England.

External Speaker, (Britain).

Subject matter: Clinical, diagnosis, conventional treatment and prevention of sickle cell disorders.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Maqrami

Senior Consultant in Pediatric and Neonatal Medicine at the 70th Maternity and Childhood Hospital.

President of the Yemeni Association of Thalassemia and Hereditary Blood Patients.

Internal Speaker, (Yemen)

Subject matter: Hemoglobinopathies in Yemen: Challenges and Solutions.

Dr. Salah AL-AGhbari

Professional Master in Laboratory Hematology and Blood Bank.





[email protected]

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter: Obtaining Accurate Automated CBC Results.

Asso.Pro.Dr. Jamil Obaid

Jamil M.A.S. Obaid is an Associated professor of immunology (immunohematology).


Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs and Head of Medical Laboratory Sciences Department at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ibb University since 2016.

He is lecturer at the Medical Microbiology department at the Faculty of Science and many private universities for medical and health sciences students in the field of immunology, immunohematology, hematology, vaccinology and Clinical Laboratory science courses.

He is lecturer for Master degree students, examiner and supervise. He has 11 research articles and some studies under publication.

Internal Speaker, (Yemen)

Subject matter: Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Test as a Candidate Hemostatic Monitor for Clotting Propensity for Hypertension Patients in Low Income Countries.

Second Day

Modern techniques in laboratory medicine

Dr. Walid Saeed Abdo Hebat Allah

(Ph.D. in clinical biochemistry)

Training and Research in NCPHL.

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter: The dawn phenomenon and the asmogy effect.

Dr. Al-Hareth Mahdi

Al-Hareth Mahdi (HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist, UK)

MSc. Medical Biosciences

Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine (Liverpool site)

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

External Speaker, (Britain).

Subject matter: Most Important Genetic Techniques and Their Diagnostic Value.

Dr. Murad Al-Ahdal

Murad Alahdal, Ph, D
Research associate professor of Cell Biology and Immunology.

Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow at the School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University

United States

Dr. Murad Alahdal finished his Ph.D. in Basic Medicine in 2018 at China Pharmaceutical University and joined the School of Medicine at Zhejiang University for postdoctoral studies in basic and translational medicine research. He was working on immunotherapeutic strategies to treat chronic diseases such as solid tumors and osteoarthritis.

He has received and contributed to several successful grants in China, Guangdong Province, and Shenzhen City.

In 2020, he relocated to Shenzhen Second People’s Hospital at Shenzhen University as a research assistant professor and continued his career and discovered a new function for IDO1 in osteoarthritis disease.

He has registered two patents as the main inventor of new therapeutic methods of osteoarthritis and two patents are still under review, but it was accepted for public release.

Dr. Murad Alahdal published tens of SCI papers in high-prestige indexed journals such as Clinical Immunology, Clinical and Translational Medicine, Frontiers of Immunology, Cancer Science, Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, Bioengineered, Rheumatology, Scientific Reports, Aging and Disease, and other high impact journals publishing at Springer Nature, The Cell, Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc.

In addition to that, he serves as a reviewer reference for many SCI-indexed Journals.

In 2022, he was promoted to research associate professor in Cell Biology and Immunology for his contribution to this field. Recently, he got a postdoctoral research fellow position at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine which is one of the top 15 universities in the world.

He is working on the RNA-driven immunomodulation and immunotherapy of solid tumors.


External Speaker, (USA).

Subject matter: Bioinformatics Becoming an Essential Tool for Clinical Research and Therapy.

Dr. Mohammad Emara

Bachelor and Master Degree in Pharmaceutical science from Ain Shams University.

15 years of medical experience in the pharma and diagnostic industry.

6 years of experience as a medical and marketing liaison at Centogene GMBH.

External Speaker, (Egyptian).

Subject matter:

Clinical utility of Whole exome and Whole Genome diagnostic services.

Dr. Abedul Fattah Al Rawwas

Bachelor degree in Pharmacy from Beirut Arab university / MBA business school from American university of Beirut.

22 years of sales and marketing experience in the Pharma and diagnostic industry.

7 years of experience as a General manager for Centogene GMBH for Middle East and Africa region.

External Speaker, (Lebanon).

Subject matter:

Clinical utility of Whole exome and Whole Genome diagnostic services.

Sustainability in the application of internal and external quality control programs in medical laboratories

Prof. Dr. Lutfi Abdulsalam Al-Maktari

Chairman of Scientific Committee of 4th Conference of Laboratory Medicine

Professor of Hematology and Quality Assurance Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences -University of Sana’a

[email protected]

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter: The Quality and Efficiency of Medical Laboratory Results: Challenges and Solutions.

Dr. Fa 'id Al-Mohammadi

High diploma in medical laboratories after bachelor’s degree specializing in biochemistry.

Certified certifier and certified internal auditor in ISO 9001 quality management system

Quality Assurance Officer (QA) at Al Awlaki Laboratories.

Former coordinator of the external quality program, EQAS RIQAS

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter: Internal and External quality control in medical laboratories.

Dr. Salah Bohisi


Mr. Salah started his career
as a application specialist, but his real passion was always clinical laboratory practice.

Therefore an essential shift in his career path took place early on his practical life as he went on to be a laboratory technologist while perusing higher educational degrees.

He supervised two of the largest privet blood bank facilities in Jordan and he was a Manager of the two laboratory departments at king Hussein Cancer Center. He is HCQP certified and was a full time member in KHCC lab QI/safety committee. He conducted many (local
and external) QM training sessions that covered many aspects and principles of modern clinical lab quality management, assurance and control as well as accreditation education. He contributes in tens inspection for laboratories and hospitals with HCAC and CAP in Jordan and neighbor countries also he contributes as voluntary
membership in the Jordanian ASCPi advisory board, his work as a CAP inspectors for the following sections: blood bank, general lab
(QA), hematology, pathology, chemistry & toxicology, immunology,
molecular biology, position him as an expert consultant in
Laboratory Medicine related quality management.
Now he is a manager partner and QM consultant at one of the most active
Jordanian companies dedicated for training and consolations.

External Speaker, (Jordan).

Subject matter:

The Jordanian Experience in Applying the Quality System and Obtaining Accreditation in Medical Laboratories.

Antimicrobial resistance (post-microbial age)

Assoc.Pro.Dr.Huda Zaid Al-Shami

  • PhD. In Laboratory Medicine
  • Associate professor in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
  • National Centre of public health Laboratories
  • Sana’a University-Faculty of Medicine – Laboratory
  • [email protected]
  • Internal Speaker, (Yemen).Subject matter: Nosocomial Infections in Six Major Hospitals in Sana’a Capital City and in Some Governorates in Yemen.

Ass.Pro.Dr. Ali Alyahawi

Assistant Professor in Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.


Dean of the Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy of the University of 21 September for Medical and Applied Sciences

Head of Pharmacy Department, University of Saba

Internal Speaker, (

Subject matter: The Post-Antibiotic Era.

Dr. Muhanna Alshaibani

Postdoctoral researcher in the field of environmental microbiology.
– Holds a PhD in medical laboratories from the National University of Malaysia.

– Master’s degree in the field of autoimmunity (University of Malaysia Sciences).
– Bachelor of Microbiology from Ain Shams University (Egypt).
– He worked in the field of medical laboratories at Al-Thawra General Hospital, Sana’a.
– He has many scientific researches published in high impact international journals.
– He has two books published on websites.

External Speaker, (Netherlands).

Subject matter: Identification of Bioactive Compounds from SUK 25 against MRSA.

Dr. Suleiman Al-Hussam

Ph.D. Specialists in Clinical Laboratories
Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratories University of Dhamar 2008

Master’s Degree Clinical Laboratories 2013 State of India
Ph.D. Clinical Laboratories 2020 State of India
Faculty Member, University of Dhamar, Course Teaching in the Department of Laboratories at a Number of Private Universities
Teacher of a number of master’s courses for the Department of Microbiology at El Bayda University, Head of the Department of Laboratories of Taiba Hospital (Private) one of the largest hospitals in Dhamar governorate.

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter:

Molecular Epidemiology of metallo beta-lactamases in Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Gujarat state-India.

Third Day

Complementarity between laboratory medicine and pathology

Dr. Sami Sultan A. Aldobai

MSc Microbiology

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Sana’a University

Head manager of Aulaqi Specialized Med.Labs

Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter:

Importance of integration between laboratory medicine and clinical medicine.

Dr. Shatha Al-Khuleidy

BSc. General Medicine and Surgery.



Internal Speaker, (Yemen).

Subject matter: Thyroid Cancer and Associated Factors among Patients Attending the Nuclear Medicine Center, Sana’a -Yemen.

Infertility and laboratory tests

Pro.Dr. Ahmed Kaid Allow

  • Professor Representative Medicine

Sana’a University

         [email protected]

  • Internal Speaker, (Yemen).Subject matter:
    • How to boost male and female fertility or Premarital test where we are

Pro.Dr. Hamida Begum

Currently serving at Widad University College, Kuantan, and Pahang as Professor (Obstetrician & Gynecologist), in the Faculty of Medicine.

Graduated (MBBS) from Dhaka Medical College.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynecology (DGO) from Dhaka University

Fellowship in Obstetrics & Gynecology (FCPS) from Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons (BCPS).

Served in both Govt & Non-Govt hospitals in different training posts as Assistant Registrar, Registrar, Assistant Professor, Associate Prof & Professor.

Has publications of more than 50, both in local & international journals.

Regularly write articles in daily newspapers both home country & int’l newspapers on women’s health.

An active member of BM & DC, MMC, LM& DC.

Love to teach students in the clinical field.

  • External Speaker, (Malaysia).Subject matter: Adolescence health issues including Precocious Puberty after COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Najat Almalas

Ph.D. in Microbiology.

Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology

Specialist in IVF and Laparoscopic Surge.

  • Internal Speaker, (Yemen).Subject matter:
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) and Laboratory Tests.