Ola Ghaleb Al Ahdab, PhD
Pharmaceutical Advisor, Drug Department & CPD-Pharma Founder & Program Manager
Ministry of Health and Prevention

Dr. Al Ahdab is a UAE national working as a Pharmaceutical Advisor at drug department, Ministry of Health and Prevention, Abu Dhabi, UAE. In addition to her regulatory experience, she has held several key positions across the MOHAP since 1990; including material management, drug formulary manager, deputy head of medical procurement, head of the quality and control section, head of inspection and compliance, and head of pharmaceutical care dept. Dr. Al Ahdab is an active member on several committees at national, regional and international levels, including GCC Group Purchase Tendering.

Dr. Al Ahdab has been working in academia since 2009 as assistant clinical professor of pharmacy practice (adjunct faculty) for both post graduates and undergraduates, in pharmacy colleges and universities in the UAE.

Dr. Al Ahdab’s post-graduate studies were completed at Queens University of Belfast, UK, School of Pharmacy, where she was awarded a PhD in Pharmacoeconomics and Medicine Management in 2008 as a full time study, and Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy in 2003 as part time study. Her undergraduate studies were completed at the Damascus University, School of Pharmacy in 1980.