Dr Aalaa A. Sayed

Consultant on Quality and Patient Safety WHO EMRO

Dr Alaa A. Sayed serves as a consultant on quality and patient safety at the department of Universal Health Coverage - Health systems at the Eastern-Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organization.

She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University in Egypt, where she served as a primary care physician and an assistant lecturer, with close focus on developing patient safety program and improving access to healthcare services for underserved communities.

Before Dr Sayed Joined the WHO, She completed her Masters of Science at the national heart and lung institute at Imperial college London with a focus on developing new therapeutics.

Dr Sayed also is serving as a clinical research fellow at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the USA working on research projects concerning quality improvement and artificial intelligence.