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Nagwa Metwally - World Patients Alliance

Nagwa Metwally is a seasoned health professional with decades of experience in the public health sphere on both national and international levels. She was a founding partner of the Patient Safety Alliance in Egypt in 2005 and has been a WHO patient safety champion since the same year. She has a long history of active leadership in women’s organizations and was an elected president of African Women in the United Nations. She is a former member of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Red Crescent and was Chairman of the Red Crescent Committee in Ain Shams hospitals tasked with overseeing and improving the quality of medical services across the facilities. She is currently the Red Crescent representative to the Economic, Social & Cultural Council of the African Union. She is a member of the WHO Patients for Patient Safety Advisory Group and serves on the steering committee for preparation for the 2023 World Patient Safety Day. She holds a BA in Journalism from Cairo University and a MA in Mass Communication from the International Institute of Journalism India.