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2018 Award winners

Egypt

Dr Hamdy El-Sayed
Professor of Cardiology and Former Head of the Health Committee in the Egyptian Parliament

Islamic Republic of Iran

Professor Mohammad Reza Masjedi
Secretary-General of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association and Tobacco Control Research

Kuwait

Dr Adel Mulla Husain Alturkait
Head of Health Promotion Committee, Head of Preventive Medicine Unit, Capital Region, Ministry of Health

Lebanon

Dr Fadlo R. Khuri
President of the American University of Beirut

Pakistan

Mr Muhammad Waqas Tarar
Director, Tobacco Control Cell

United Arab Emirates

Dr Wedad Alhaj Al-Maidoor
Consultant Family Physician, Director of PHC Dubai Health Centers, Head of Tobacco Control Team

  • Afghanistan

    1991 | Dr Sayed Hashim Katara
    2017 | Dr Bashir Sarwari

  • Bahrain

    1990 | Ministry of Health
    1993 | Ministry of Interior
    1994 | Gulf Air Company
    1995 | Ministry of Information
    1996 | Mr Mohamed Saleh Abdulrazzag
    1998 | Supreme Council for Youth and Sports
    2008 | Anti-smoking Society
    2011 | Dr Mariam Al Jalahma
    2012 | Dr Maha Al Kawari
    2014 | Tobacco Control Group, Ministry of Health
    2014 | Dr Miriam Abdel Rahim Genahy
    2014 | Dr Maha El Kawary

  • Djibouti

    2009 | Ms Samira Ali Higo

  • Egypt

    1988 | Mr Salah Montaser
    1989 | Mrs Samia Sadek
    1989 | Al Azhar University
    1990 | Mr M. K. Al Goggary
    1992 | Arab Region of the World Organization of Science
    1992 | Egypt Air
    1993 | Medical Syndicate
    1994 | Biala Scout Movement
    1995 | Ministry of Agriculture
    1997 | Dr Ahmed Sultan
    1998 | Central Association Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
    1999 | Dr Aly Zarzour
    1999 | Dr Nasr Farid Wassel
    2000 | H.E. Dr Nadia Makram Ebeid
    2002 | Mr Mahmoud El Khatib
    2003 | Dr Hamdy El Sayed
    2004 | Dr Hessein Hamouda
    2004 | Mr Amr Khaled
    2005 | Dr Ahmed Hamed Atteya
    2005 | Professor Dr Sherif Omar
    2006 | Dr Mostafa Kamal Eldin Mohamed
    2009 | Dr Nasr El Sayed
    2010 | H.E. Dr Moushira Khattab
    2011 | Dr Hamdy El Sayed
    2012 | Mr Mamdouh Sayed Omar
    2018 | Dr Hamdy El-Sayed, Professor of Cardiology and Former Head of the Health Committee in the Egyptian Parliament

  • Iraq

    1996 | Anti-smoking Committee
    1997 | Ministry of Health
    2013 | Multi-sectorial Smoking Control Committee
    2016 | Ministry of Health
    2016 | Health Committee in the Parliament

  • Islamic Repubic of Iran

    1991 | Dr Hussein Aly
    1993 | Dr Javad Fouladired
    1994 | Ministry of Health
    1999 | H.E. Dr Farhadi
    2003 | Dr Seyed Hassan Arefi
    2004 | Dr Mohammad Esmaeil Akbari
    2007 | Dr Seyed Moa Alavian
    2009 | Dr Mostafa Ghaffari
    2010 | Iranian Anti Tobacco Association
    2011 | Dr Alireza Mesdaghinia
    2012 | Dr Marziye Vahid Dastjerdi
    2013 | Ms Khadijeh Fereidoun Mohasseli
    2014 | Dr Kazem Naddafi 
    2016 | Dr Ali Akbar Sayyari
    2018 | Professor Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Secretary-General of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association and Tobacco Control Research

  • Jordan

    1990 | Dr Zohair Melhes
    1993 | Royal Jordanian Airlines
    1994 | Ministry of Health
    1999 | Jordanian Society for Tobacco Control
    2006 | Dr Bassam Al Hijawi
    2007 | Dr Malek Ayed Habashneh
    2010 | Dr Hiba Ayub
    2011 | Mrs Mawya Zawawi Hammad

  • Kuwait

    2010 | Dr Hamdeyah A. S. Al Fadli
    2012 | Dr Sami Al Nasser
    2018 | Dr Adel Mulla Husain Alturkait, Head of Health Promotion Committee, Head of Preventive Medicine Unit, Capital Region, Ministry of Health

  • Lebanon

    1994 | Ministry of Health
    1996 | Al Maqassad Islamic Scout Society
    1999 | Dr Youssef Bassim
    2003 | Mr George Kordahi
    2007 | Dr Kifah Al Kassar
    2008 | Mrs Nadine Kayrouz El Krab
    2010 | Roteract District 2450
    2012 | Mr Mutaa Majzoub
    2013 | Dr Atef Morched Majdalani
    2013 | Dr Rima Nakkash
    2014 | Dr Jamil Kasrine El Halabi
    2018 | Dr Fadlo R. Khuri, President of the American University of Beirut

  • Libya

    1991 | Public Scouts and Guide Movement of Libya
    1998 | National Health and Social Education Committee

  • Morocco

    1990 | Professor Mohamad Bartal
    1993 | Ministry of Public Health
    1995 | Moroccan Association for Education and Prevention
    1995 | ISESCO 1997 | National Moroccan Olympic Committee
    2005 | Professor Dr Mohamed Bartal
    2008 | Lalla Salma Association Against Cancer

  • Oman

    1991 | Dr Musalam Ben Seif Bualy
    1996 | Ministry of Health
    2011 | Dr Jawad Ahmed Al Lawati
    2013 | The Public Authority of Consumer Protection
    2016 | Ms Sabah Mohammed Al Bahlani
    2016 | Mr Issa Said Al Kiyomi
    2017 | The Secretariat General for Taxation, Ministry of Finance

  • Pakistan

    1990 | Dr Naim Aun Jafari
    1991 | Professor H. A. Kazi
    1994 | Cancer Society 1996 | Punjab Football Association
    1997 | Dr Suhaib Khan
    2000 | Mr Abdul Khalek Shaker
    2002 | Mr Imran Khan
    2007 | Pakistan International Airlines (under Mr Ahmed Saeed)
    2009 | Dr Javid Khan
    2015 | H.E. Ms Saira Afzal Tarar
    2018 | Mr Muhammad Waqas Tarar, Director, Tobacco Control Cell

  • Palestine

    2013 | Dr Asad Ramlawi

  • Qatar

    1992 | Dr Ahmed Hajar
    1999 | Ministry of Health
    2003 | H.E. Dr Hajar Ahmed Hajar Albenali
    2006 | Dr Ahmed Abdel Karim Al Mulla
    2017 | Dr Ahmad Mohamed Al Mulla

  • Saudi Arabia

    1989 | Saudi Airlines
    1992 | Dr Youssef Al Hamdan
    1993 | Ministry of Health
    1995 | Dr Aly Al Bar
    1997 | Saudi Sports Medicine Association
    1999 | Health Ministers Council States for Gulf Cooperation
    2003 | H.E. Dr Usama Bin Abdel Maguid Shobokshi
    2004 | Dr Tawfik Ahmed Khoja
    2005 | Mr Khalid Sibaithi
    2006 | Dr Abdullah Mohammed Nasser Al Bedah
    2007 | King Abdallah Ibn Abdel Aziz Al Saud
    2009 | Dr Tawfik Ahmed Khoja
    2012 | Dr Majed Al Munif
    2016 | Ministry of Health

  • Sudan

    1989 | Dr Mohamed M. Al Arabi
    2006 | Mr Ahmed Abdel Rahman Mohamed
    2008 | Dr Ahmed Abd El Rahman Mohame
    2011 | Dr Alaa Aldeen Abdalla Abo Zed

  • Syrian Arab Republic

    1991 | Syrian Society Against Tuberculosis
    1996 | Revolution Youths Union
    1998 | Healthy Village Programme
    2000 | Village of Akraba
    2006 | Dr Wasim Maziak

  • Tunisia

    1995 | Tunisian Scout Movement
    2005 | Professor Dr Ibrahim El Gharbi
    2008 | Mrs Raoudha Kaabi
    2009 | H.E. Mr Mondher Zenaidi
    2010 | Dr Mounira Nebli
    2012 | Professor Abdellatif Chabbou

  • United Arab Emirates

    2014 | H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
    2018 | Dr Wedad Alhaj Al-Maidoor, Consultant Family Physician, Director of PHC Dubai Health Centers, Head of Tobacco Control Team

  • Yemen

    1992 | Ministry of Public Health
    1997 | H.E. Dr Najeeb Saad Ghanem