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Al-Kufahi is a Member of the WHO Advisory Panel of Experts
Date 25-06-2019


 جامعة الزرقاء - الكوفحي عضواً في هيئة الخبراء الاستشاريين بمنظمة الصحة العالمية

Dr. Ahmed Al-Kufahi, an international expert and a member of the WHO Advisory Panel for the fourth meeting in the field of Traditional Medicine and Alternative Medicine until 20/7/2023. Dr. Al-Kufahi was appointed Professor of Pharmacology and Medical Plants at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Zarqa University since 2017. He is an advisor to the University president. He was the only international expert from the Eastern Mediterranean countries selected for the first, second and third meetings.

Dr. Al-Kufahi started as a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) in medicinal plants and natural medicines in 1998. He was appointed international expert and a member of the WHO Advisory Panel in 2007. He was reappointed for a second term in 2012. He has participated in several scientific publications issued by the World Health Organization On natural plants and medicines, and was one of the international experts selected by FAO to participate in a workshop to prepare a guide in Geneva in 2002 under the title "WHO Guidelines on Agricultural Practices and Good Aggregation of Medicinal Plants" 2003.

He was selected by the organization to participate in several workshops to develop a guide under the title "Preserving Medicinal Plants" held in Japan in 2011, the guide titled "Strategy of Traditional and Supplementary Medicine 2014-2023" was held in Hong Kong China 2012. A guide entitled "Selection of Herbal Medicines Origin for Quality Control of Herbal Medicines "held in Hong Kong China 2014, the guide under the title" Quality Control of Herbal Medicines" held in Hong Kong - China 2017.