Dr Abdul Rahman Al-Awadi

Executive Secretary

Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Awadi was born on December 18, 1936 in Kuwait.  He received his professional degrees i.e. BSc at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in 1958, MD at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland in 1963 and MPH at the Harvard University of Boston, USA in 1965.

He has served as the Minister of Public Health, Minister of Planning and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs for the State of Kuwait during different terms.

He has founded many NGO’s in Kuwait and has been active in various International Health and Environment Affairs at Regional and International levels.

He is an Honorary Fellow at the Royal College of Medicine, Ireland and at the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow.

He has also many publications to his credit. At present he is the Executive Secretary of ROPME (Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment).

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