EMPHNET (The Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network) (EMR)
Dr. Mohannad Al-Nsour is an internationally recognized expert in field epidemiology, operational research, and public health systems. Dr. Al-Nsour assumed several positions such as a notable researcher, advisor, and director during his path career. He also served as a consultant on several assignments with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization and the American University of Beirut. Dr. Al-Nsour has been leading the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) since 2009, by providing strategic assistance and operational solutions, and guiding the enrichment of Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) and public health initiatives in the region. Under Dr. Al-Nsourâ€™s leadership, EMPHNET emerged as a prominent collaborative platform to serve the region and support national efforts to promote public health policies, applied epidemiology, surveillance, International Health Regulations (IHR), resource mobilization, and public health program development among others. Dr. Al-Nsour is a lecturer and speaker at regional and international levels covering public health topics such as leadership, field epidemiology, delivering evidence-based recommendations, creating new opportunities, and being a catalyst for change. Some of his areas of expertise are infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases (NCD), and global health. Dr. Al-Nsour serves on several regional and global initiatives, association and networks as he is a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET), International Epidemiological Association, and more. He is currently leading the establishment of the Public Health Forum and the NCD Alliance in Jordan.