We Serve with Love and Passion
We invest our time in transferring knowledge into solutions. YAD presents itself as a think tank working with the government and the development partners in health systems strengthening towards fulfilling its components. YAD supports evidence-based interventions through applying the best practices in health, nutrition and social protection.
Epidemiology and research
Through basic, intermediate and advanced trainings, YAD's capacity building program provides enhanced health workforce capabilities in applied epidemiology. Additionally, our approach in field studies supports conveying scientific observations into clinical reasoning that supports the results-based management and data analysis for informed decisions.
Through applying the rights-based approach, YAD has been among the first responders to health emergencies. This includes the Cholera outbreak, COVID-19 Pandemic and disease control activities all over Yemen. Our contribution to humanitarian action remains a responsibility and part of our mission to serve Yemeni people especially in hard-to-reach areas.
Chief Executive Officer
Al- Mudhwahi, MD-MPH, is a Public Health and Communications Advisor involved in working with and supporting different teams in relation to public health programs with emphasis of disease surveillance and routine immunization. Dr. Ali lead the health emergency response activities in Yemen with WHO since the start of the humanitarian crises in the country in 2015. He has over seventeen years of professional experience in the field of primary health care, emergency and health systems strengthening. He also has extensive experience in health promotion and communications and is highly skilled in managing PHC programs and working with the local communities in Yemen and other EMR countries. Recently, and before becoming YAD’s CEO, Dr. Al-Mudhwahi worked as senior health officer with Global Health Development in Jordan, Before that, he served as a Public Health Officer as well as a Spokesperson and Regional Advisor with WHO/EMRO, Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank and Director General of Family Health Programs including EPI in Yemeni Ministry of Public Health & Population. He also worked as a Health Education and Communication Advisor at the National Center of Health Education in Yemen.
Over 20 years of professional experience in business management and financial auditing. Mr. Al Emad has a Master Degree in Economics and has been extensively engaged in government and private sector senior level management. Recently, Mr. Khaled led the financial operations of the voucher program in Yemen concerning maternal and newborn health in relation to claiming and verification. Moreover, Mr. Khaled is highly talented in automated electronic financial management and developing monitoring and evaluation tools
Senior Health Specialist
A Professor in Public Health graduated from UK, Master in Reproduction Health and M.B.BS from Sana’a University. She has long term experience in the field of teaching, as visiting, associate and assistant professor. She worked as matorral and New born health specialist with UNICEF, Yemen. She has developed wide skills in many fields. She has wonderful experience of working as National program officer with WHO, Yemen. As well, she has good communication skills and capacity to work within a team. Her expertise are Gender issues, Reproductive Health, Health Services research and project design and management. She has an extensive list of different conference, workshops and short courses that she has attended, in addition to being very competent and likes to seek new challenges.
Senior Communication and Social Marketing Specialist
She has over 12 years of professional experience in the field of communication, teaching, translation, editing, administration, and public relations. Ms. Taha’s background in business administration, with specialization in marketing, enriched her national and international experience in health and nutrition development and emergency response. She is experienced in developing risk communication modules, teaching and coaching, performance-based management, marketing, resource mobilization and supervising evidence-based interventions in the areas of communication and social marketing.
Senior ICT Specialist
An experienced business and data analyst who is able to translate business requirements into system specifications that is well detailed and easily understood by IT developers and business users. He is experienced in IT projects’ management involving various tasks including data migration, software development, integration, user-training and go-live support with a track record of successful, end to end software product builds and releases High level of problem solving, communication and stakeholder engagement skills with a solid business and an IT background evolved over more than 12 years of experience working as an IT business analyst in multinationals companies. An MBA and MBA-IT holder and a certified project manager with a continues researching & learning attitude.
Over 10 years of professional experience as ICT specialist providing technical support in hardware and software and managing data. Ahmed is specialized in Information and Communication technologies and has been focusing on new technological options, media, and health management information system. Through the years he has developed wide skills in many fields such as data management, logistics, creating printable booklets, and creating maps. He is a technically competent person, quick learner and likes to seek new challenges. He also works well under pressure and completes his tasks in a very satisfactory way.
Rami Al Maktari
Senior Medical Officer
A Medical doctor with a degree in community medicine and more than 20 years of professional experience in Family and Community Health and Nutrition. Dr Rami served as an instructor for field epidemiology short training and participated in humanitarian response during the cholera outbreak in Yemen. Currently, he has been intensively engaged in health and nutrition programs at governorates and districts levels including training, service provision and monitoring and evaluation. Additionally, Dr Al Maktrai worked with YAD as a National expert assistant to prepare the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN)-Yemen Multi sectoral national advocacy plan (MSNAP). During the past five years, Dr Rami contributed to the development of maternal, children, adolescents and youth strategies.
Lina Al Fareh
Executive Assistant with 15+ years of experience. Possess bachelor’s degree of English Literature and Diploma of Health Management. Lina worked in different sectors including government and CSOs. She served as executive secretary to the Minister of Public Health and Population as well as senior office manager with the private sector represented by one of leading companies in Yemen. Ms. Al Fareh worked with UN as business support assistant at World Food Program. She is well experienced in leadership and management and serves as a governance focal point for Yemen Association for Development.
Mohammed Al Mamari
Senior Finance Officer
Mohammed Al Mamari is a Bachelor’s Degree holder in the Business Administration. He has a long- term experience in the field of administrative and financial work. He’s been a volunteer in establishing a non- profit civil service institution. He has an experience of working as General Manager and owner of the office (Yemen Consulting Services). He was also appointed as a Department Manager of Yemen Cement Co. based on proposal consulting firm (Delta) and the rehabilitation corporation Cement for the certificate of ISO 9002 till present.
Senior Finance Officer
Well experienced accountant with 15 years of professional financial experience working with the government, private sector, INGOs and CSOs. Adel practice included various financial positions including tax specialist, treasurer, accountant and finance senior officer. He had several hands-on trainings on using and managing accounting software. Mr Alsanabani is always eager to learn new things and works well in teams or individually. For his hobbies, he likes drawing and calligraphy.
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Hadda Street, Water Factory street, Hadda Medical Tower