Dr. Mohammed Rasoul Tarawneh
Secretary-General, High Health Council, Amman
Dr. Tarawneh is currently the Secretary General of High Health Council. Prior to this, he was director of Primary Health Care Administration , Planning Administration, NCD Directorate, Cancer Prevention Directorate, Medical Training and Education, Chief of Family Physicians and FPTP.
Dr. Tarawneh earned his MD from Leningrad Medical Institute in 1985. He was certified by the Jordan Medical Board in Family Medicine in 1994 and received a high Diploma in Community Medicine – Epidemiology from Jordan University in 1997. In 2001 he received his post graduate Diploma in Diabetes from Cardiff University, Wales.
He has led various major projects within the Ministry of Health, including; National Nutritional survey, National Newborn Screening Program, community-Based diabetic clinics. Dr.Tarawneh also established and worked for the National Breast Cancer Screening Programme and the national Non-Communicable Diseases strategic plan.
Dr. Tarawneh is the author of over 35 peer-reviewed publications and has delivered numerous scientific presentations at notable national and international conferences. Currently, he is the President of both the Jordan Society of Family Medicine and the Jordan Society of Health Care Staff Protection. He is also a member of the Jordanian Society for the Care of Diabetes, the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), and the Editorial Board MEJ Medical Journals. Dr. Tarawneh has received several awards of recognition throughout his career.