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Ossama Salamah

Founder & Board Member

As the founder and CEO of the Human Health Education and Research Foundation (HHERF), Dr. Salamah leads a global effort to achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) through multi-sectoral collaboration. He and his team at HHERF are working tirelessly to ensure equitable access to quality healthcare while reducing the financial burden that often accompanies health expenditures. With his deep knowledge of the healthcare industry and his innovative mindset, Dr. Salamah is dedicated to transforming health and care into a human right, rather than an industry.

Driven by his deep passion for humanity and his innovative mindset, Dr. Salamah has become a highly respected figure in the international healthcare community. With over two decades of experience across various sectors, including public health, quality, accreditation, pharma, medical devices, and health financing, Dr. Salamah is one of the few global leaders who bring such vast and diverse expertise to the table.

Recognized as an expert in health excellence, Dr. Salamah has played an instrumental role in building, managing, sustaining, and improving health systems, quality, and patient safety. As the International Manager of the Joint Commission International (JCI), he oversaw 74 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and Asia, working closely with healthcare organizations, governments, and international aid agencies to develop resilient health and care systems.

Throughout his career, Dr. Salamah has shown an unwavering commitment to creating a better future for all. His dedication and leadership have been instrumental in reforming healthcare systems and improving patient care and safety. He has made significant contributions to healthcare business development, having worked with multinational corporations like Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly Suisse, and Johnson & Johnson across five continents. His expertise has helped countless healthcare organizations achieve their goals and improve patient outcomes, cementing his position as a leading global figure in the healthcare industry.