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Rola Ghanem

Head of Central Public Health Laboratory

Jordan Ministry Of Health



Rola is the Head of Central Public Health Laboratory at Jordan MoH and National Glass AMR focal point. She holds M.Sc degree in Clinical Microbiology and Immunology. During the past 20 years Rola worked as Medical Lab specialist and senior lab manager in private and governmental medical laboratories.
She is responsible of managing CPHL activities by coordinating with different lab unites’ supervisors’ all public health related lab activities and tests, enforce and ensure adherence and application of international standard on all infectious diagnostic testing, oversee all confirmatory testing process in term of quality and safety measures.
As the Global Antimicrobial resistance surveillance System (GLASS) focal point; Rola coordinate surveillance activities; provide technical support to AMR surveillance sites. As Rola is Jordan GLASS focal point she is responsible for sharing the national AMR data on the WHO Global platform (GLASS) since 2017.
Rola coordinate with national and international partners (eg WHO, CDC, MediLabSecure,) multiple Laboratories capacity building activities and monitor the implementation of the decided ones.
Rola has been represented Jordan in many regional and international Public health related activities and participated in many international meetings held for strengthening labs capacities and strategic planning.

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