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Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

Najeeb Al-Shorbaji been working as a volunteer and consultant in eHealth (digital health), knowledge management and medical librarianship since March 2017.

He worked as Director of Knowledge, Ethics and Research Department at the World Health Organization (WHO/HQ) between September 2008 and August 2015.

Between February 1988 and August 2008, he worked as Coordinator for Knowledge Management and Sharing, Regional Advisor for Health and Information and Telecommunication and Information Scientist at the WHO Regional Office in Amman, Alexandria, and Cairo.

He holds a PhD in Information Science since 1986 from UK. He has published over 215research papers, book chapters and presentations and attended, presented at, and delivered keynote addresses in over 175 professional conferences and seminars. He is advisor to eMarefa project.

He is the President of the Jordan eHealth Development Association, President of the Jordan Library and Information Association, President of the Middle East and North Africa Health Informatics Association, a part-time lecturer at the PLRI Institute of Medical Informatics at TUB, Germany, Visiting Professor at Ain Shams University, Egypt, Emeritus Fellow, AHRO University, Glasgow UK and is a Fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics. Until July 2023, he acted asthe Vice-President of the International Medical Informatics Association.

He is a member of several national, regional, and international scientific associations and committees.

He is editor and peer reviewer of several specialized scientific journals. His ORCID ID is 0000-0003-3843-8430.

Najeeb Al-Shorbaji
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