Webinar: Medical Supply Chain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Date: 11 June 2020 I Time: 01:00 PM (UAE Time)

Medical supply chains have been severely affected by the ongoing pandemic. Healthcare workers fear they will not get enough necessary items as efficiently and rapidly as possible. Now, more than ever, governments must act quickly to boost supply, optimize scarce resources and alleviate shortages.

In this webinar, Mr. Ebrahim Al Nawakhtha, Secretary General of the Bahrain Supreme Council of Health discussed how you can establish a safe and secure supply chain network for the much-needed pharmaceutical and medical essentials in the current difficult times.

About the Speaker

Ebrahim Al Nawakhtha
Secretary General, Bahrain Supreme Council of Health

Ebrahim Al-Nawakhtha has assumed the position of Secretary-General, Supreme Council of Health since May 2014. The responsibilities include management and execution of the council’s national health policies and strategies for the health sector in Bahrain. One of his key roles is acting as an Executive Director for “National Social Health Insurance program” which is the main government initiative for health sector reform in the kingdom. He served as a member of the national task force to combat covid-19 (February 2020).

During 25 years’ experience in the public health sector, he has acquired a wealth of health management experience as he assumed various executive management position including a Consultant of health programs management to Minister of Health advising on various national health project. Also, as a Director of Health Information in the ministry, Mr. Al-Nawakhtha, has been very instrumental in designing and implementing various national Information technology project including National Health Information system whereby, setting-up a well-integrated information technology infrastructure for implementing “one electronic medical record” for the public hospitals and Health Centers.