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تحميل الدليل التدريبي

أسئلة شائعة

Coordinator of:


  • Community acquired pneumonia guidelines in Saudi Arabia (2000-2002) published in International Journal of anti-microbial agents


  • Hospital acquired Pneumonia (Nosocomial) guideline in the Gulf (2005-2007), will be published in Journal Chemotherapy, 2007.


  • Surveillance study carried out in Cairo on MRSA in 1997.


  • National project on surveillance of antibiotic resistance in the Kingdom (25 Hospital around the Kingdom) sponsored by King Abdulaziz City for Sciences and Technology (KACST) from 2000 to 2005 costing (US $ 200,000).


  • Surveillance of antibiotic resistance of respiratory isolates within the Kingdom (grant from GSK).


  • Surveillance of antibiotic resistance in ICU isolates from Hospital around the Kingdom (grant from MSD and Astra Zenica).



Administration activities


·        Vice –President, Arab Society of Chemotherapy, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ASCMID) (2000-2005).

·        In charge of Microbiology section, Central Laboratory for drugs and food   analysis, Ministry of Health 1991-1995.

·        Head of Microbiology lab., research center,college of  pharmacy,1998-todate


Industrial relationship

        I worked as part time consultant or as advisor for a number of    industrial pharmaceutical companies to  

       established and organizing laboratories investigation studies and clinical trial and also discussing issues  

        related to manufacturing and quality  Control and participating in the developments of strategies for the   




Other Activities:



  • Academic Advisor, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1978-todate).


  • Supervisor of the senior pharmacy students research projects, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1978-1980).


  • Member of various committees in the College and University.


  • Consultant, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia (1988-todate).




         -    Registration of Pharmaceutical drugs.


        -     Review of Pharmaceutical files and clinical trials.


        -     Investigation of activities of antibiotics, antifungal   drugs in drug analysis lab.


  • Member, Committee to set up rules and regulation for drug registration.




    -   Setting up antibiotic policies for Ministry of Health hospitals.

    -   Carry out surveillance studies.

    -   Participation in the committee to set up antibiotic formulary for the Ministry of Health.





Grants and Awards


·        Grant from the Scottish Research Council for Ph.D. Studies (1973-1977).


·        Two Merit Awards awarded by King Saud University as honorarium of two months salary (1980 & 1981).


·        Grant from the Ministry of Health, Riyadh to investigate the problem of meningococcal meningitis during Hajj to recommend the possible ways to reduce the epidemic in future 1989-1991 (costing US$ 20,000)


·        Grant from Arab Co. for Drug Industries and Medical Appliances (ACDIMA), Amman, Jordan to study  justification of antibiotic combinations manufactured by some Arab Pharmaceutical Companies (1992-1995 (costing US $ 40,000)


·        Grant from Saudi Pharmaceutical Industry and Medical Appliances (SPIMACO) to student formulation and evaluation of an alcohol free mouthwash (available in the market) (2000 – 2001(costing US $ 20,000).


·        Participated as an Investigator for the Lomofloxacin International Surveillance Trials. 1997-2000.


·        Member of the Investigators group of the International Committee to test the susceptibility of clinical isolates against various antibiotics supported by WHO (Chairman, Professor J. Lacy, Leeds, U.K.) (1988)


·        Grant from KACST to study the Microbial contamination of paper   money 2004-2005 (US $ 20,000).




Membership of professional organizations


·        British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.


·        Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland.


·        American Society of Microbiology.

·        European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

·        Infectious Diseases Society of America.

·        International Society of Infectious Diseases.

·        Mediterranean Society of Chemotherapy.


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