Khalid Atef Abdul Ghaffar (Arabic: خالد عاطف عبد الغفار; born 24 November 1962) is the former Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and the current Minister of Health and Population in Egypt.[1][2] He was appointed Acting Minister of Health and Population in October 2021.

Khaled Abdel Ghaffar
خالد عبد الغفار
Ministry of Health and Population
Assumed office
30 October 2021
Acting: 30 October 2021 – 14 August 2022
PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime MinisterMostafa Madbouly
Preceded byHala Zayed
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
In office
16 February 2017 – 13 August 2022
PresidentAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime MinisterSherif Ismail
Mostafa Madbouly
Preceded byAshraf El-Shihy
Succeeded byMohamed Ayman Ashour
Personal details
Born (1962-11-24) 24 November 1962 (age 61)
Alma materCairo University

Career edit

He headed the Department of Oral Medicine, Periodontology, Diagnosis and Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, from 2009 to November 2015. He was appointed Dean of Dentistry in Ain Shams in 2014, contributing to the introduction of state-of-the-art dental equipment. He was appointed Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and was awarded the State Encouragement Prize in Medical Sciences and published 20 research papers in international journals and magazines.[3][4]

References edit

  1. ^ "PROFILE: Egypt's new Minister of Higher Education Mohamed Ayman Ashour". EgyptToday. 2022-08-13. Retrieved 2022-09-23.
  2. ^ "Cabinet Reshuffle: New minister announced for Education portfolio". EgyptToday. 2022-08-13. Retrieved 2022-09-23.
  3. ^ "5 معلومات عن وزير التعليم العالى والبحث العلمى الجديد.. عميد كلية طب الأسنان بجامعة عين شمس - برلمانى". برلمانى (in Arabic). 2017-02-14. Archived from the original on 2017-02-18. Retrieved 2018-01-10.
  4. ^ "بروفايل| خالد عبدالغفار.. طبيب الأسنان لتقويم "التعليم العالي"". 2017-02-14. Retrieved 2018-01-10.

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