Forbes Middle East has revealed its second annual ranking of the region’s top healthcare leaders, recognizing the most influential healthcare heavyweights across pharmaceuticals, medical facilities, technology, medical equipment, and healthcare investment in the Middle East.
To create this ranking, Forbes Middle East assessed the size of the business—including revenues, assets, and facilities—diversity of operations, ownership of assets, and the experience, impact, and achievements of the individual.
4 individuals from Qatar have made it to the list, with Hamad Medical Corporation's Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari taking the 3rd spot.
Hanan Al Kuwari started her journey with HMC in 1996 and was appointed Managing Director in 2007. HMC's latest achievements during her time include a partnership with Qatar BioBank to launch phase one of the Tissue Biobank Service to collect, process, and distribute human tissue samples for research purposes. It also signed an MoU with the Qatar Red Crescent Society to fund and support HMC’s future projects.
Khalid Al Al Emadi has been leading MCGS since 2013. MCGS, previously called Al-Ahli Hospital, has established special hospitals and outpatient clinics, including nutrition specialist Hemya, home nursing company Re’aya, physical therapy company Enaya, and the Wakra branch of the Al-Ahli Hospital Clinic. MCGS recorded $15.4 million in net profit during the first nine months of 2022, compared to $14.7 million in the same period of 2021.
Sidra Medicine was established by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. Iyabo Tinubu-Karch assumed her current role in December 2022. She is also the founder and CEO of 6M Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine. Sidra Medicine works closely with its academic partner Weill-Cornell Medicine in Qatar, and other health and research institutions like the Hamad Medical Corporation and Qatar Biobank to raise the standard of healthcare in the country and provide opportunities for research and learning.
Miandad has been leading Naseem Healthcare since 2011, which is a subsidiary of 33 Holdings. It provides medical services through seven medical centers and five pharmacies. In 2022, Naseem Healthcare launched its surgical center and announced the launch of Naseem Humans, the CSR arm of Naseem Healthcare. Miandad is also the chairman and managing director of 33 Holdings, which employs over 1,000 people.
Source and cover image credit: Forbes Middle East, Press release
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