Interprofessional.Global welcomes new members from Qatar University and Zurich University of Applied Sciences to its Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting
Interprofessional.Global, the Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice, recently announced that Dr. Alla El-Awaisi, Director of Clinical Operations and Engagement at Qatar University and Professor Marion Huber, Head of the Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice at Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland have been nominated and duly appointed to serve as members of the Interprofessional.Global Board of Directors. This noteworthy achievement reflects their dedication to the global promotion of collaboration and excellence in the field. The announcement follows the successful General Meeting of Interprofessional.Global convened recently in Doha, Qatar. As Board Members, Dr. Alla and Prof. Marion will play pivotal roles in shaping the strategic direction and engagement of Interprofessional.Global joining Dr Champion Nyoni (South Africa), Dr. Jan-Jaap Reinders (Netherlands), Prof. Freek Bronda (Netherlands) and Prof. Loes van Amsterdam (Netherlands).
“As we welcome Dr. Alla and Professor Marion to our Board of Directors, we are confident that their wealth of experience and passion for interprofessional collaboration will significantly contribute to the success of our Confederation,” said Dr Champion Nyoni, Chair of Interprofessional.Global.
Dr. Alla expressed her excitement about joining the Board, stating, “I am honored to be appointed to the Board of Directors of Interprofessional.Global. I am passionate about advancing interprofessional education and practice, and I look forward to working collaboratively with my fellow board members to contribute to the confederation’s mission on a global scale. Together, we aspire to shape a future where interprofessional collaboration fosters excellence in global healthcare and education, driving positive impact and transformative change.”
Professor Marion added: I feel very honoured to have been elected to the board of Interprofessional.Global. Interprofessional education, research and collaboration must also be considered on a global level, especially as many challenges exist worldwide. As a member of the board, I hope to be able to make a contribution to better healthcare. I am very much looking forward to a fruitful collaborative relationship with my colleagues on the Board, but also with all partners acting at national level.
Interprofessional.Global, a registered Dutch association, facilitates support and exchange between regional interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) networks, establishes relationships with other like-minded organisations and welcomes and supports new networks sharing the same aims and values.
WRITING CREDIT: Qatar University