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Message of Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2015
1 December 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the Second round of the Leadership for Health programme
Oman, 15–27 November 2015

Video message of Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the first international conference of primary care and public health at Imperial College, London
29–31 October 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the Annual intercountry meeting on the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC)
Cairo, Egypt, 26–28 October 2015

Introduction of the Annual Report Dr Ala Alwan WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean to the Sixty-second Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean
Kuwait, 6 October 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean to the Sixty-second Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean
Kuwait, 5 October 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the launch ceremony of recognition of Sharjah as a healthy city
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 30 September 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the neglected tropical disease network annual meeting
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15–16 September 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the open forum on addressing unopposed marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children
Amman, Jordan, 13–14 September 2015  

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the technical consultation on all hazard emergency preparedness in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 8–10 September 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the sixteenth meeting of national tuberculosis programme managers in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 6–8 September 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the regional meeting on expanding universal health coverage to the informal sector and vulnerable groups in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 1–3 September 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, joint WHO and League of Arab States meeting to enhance the role of civil society organizations in health and the sustainable development goals agenda in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 23–24 August 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the capacity-building workshop on the role of the private sector in moving towards universal health coverage in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Cairo, Egypt, 9–12 August 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the first meeting of the national focal points for hepatitis
Cairo, Egypt, 8–10 June 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the intercountry meeting on nutrition
Amman, Jordan, 7–9 June 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day
31 May 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the second Islamic Advisory Group for Polio Eradication (IAG) meeting
Cairo, Egypt, 6 May 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the international scientific meeting on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV)
Cairo, Egypt, 5–6 May 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the fourth seminar on health diplomacy
Cairo, Egypt, 2–4 May 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the third annual regional meeting to scale up the implementation of the United Nations Political Declaration on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases
Cairo, Egypt, 27–29 April 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the meeting of the regional antimicrobial resistance steering committee and taskforce
Cairo, Egypt, 26–28 April 2015 

Video message of Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, on the occasion of World Immunization Week 2015 | Arabic | French
24–30 April 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, on the occasion of World Health Day
7 April 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region on the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day
24 March 2015

Keynote speech by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, at the Seventh International Conference on Health Issues in Arab Communities. Community health: challenges for the Arab world
2 March 2015 

Address by Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the launch of the final report on gaps and challenges related to women’s health: prospects and aspirations in Jordan
Amman, Jordan, 24 February 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the regional nursing forum: the future of nursing and midwifery in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
Amman, Jordan, 22–23 February 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan Regional Director WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region to the course on health financing for universal health coverage in Yemen
Cairo, Egypt, 11–14 January 2015

Address by Dr Ala Alwan, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to the third regional stakeholders’ meeting on implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) with focus on Ebola
Arabic | French
Cairo, Egypt, 11–13 January 2015