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Dr. Rayana Bou-Haka

Manager, Country Focus and Support (CFS)
- Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office/ World Health organization

About me

Education:
- Bachelor in Sciences-Biology from American University of Beirut -1983
- Medical Doctor – American University of Beirut -1987
- Specialty Diploma in Pediatrics –American University of Beirut-1991
- Masters in Public Health-American University of Beirut 1992

Current Post:
• Manager, Country Focus and Support (CFS) - Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office/ World Health organization , Cairo since August 2014 CFS is in charge of strategic planning in EMRO, focusing on the strategic planning processes in countries including Country cooperation strategies (CCS) and the support of WHO programs in countries and the WHO country offices. The unit is also the focal one for the WHO-EMRO regional coordination with UN agencies, including the support to the development and evaluation of UN Development Assistance or Strategic collaboration framework (previously called UNDAF).
• Desk officer UAE and Qatar: managing collaborative programs and liaising for technical support

Previous Posts:
1- WHO Representative (WR) Djibouti – February 2011-August 2014
2- Medical Officer in Emergency Humanitarian Action Unit(EHA) /EMRO and par time officer in Coordination and Resource Mobilization (COR) - Cairo from November 2008-February 2011
3- Chief of Emergency Operations and Health cluster coordination in WHO Pakistan -Islamabad from January 2006-November 2008
4- Medical Officer Emergency Humanitarian Action Unit(EHA) /EMRO – Cairo from July 2004- December 2005
5- Medical Officer Health Action in Crises (HAC) in WHO HQ- Geneva from October 2000-June 2004
6- Consultant to Ministry of Public Health( MOPH )Lebanon in Primary Health Care Pilot Project part of the World Bank funded project for Health Sector Rehabilitation project (HSRP) – Beirut from June 1998-August 2000
7- Emergency Unit Physician , American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) –Beirut from 1991-1997
8- Private practice (Pediatrics) – Beirut from 1990-2000