Wolters Kluwer Appoints New Middle East and Africa Country Manager
Alaa Darwish to further company’s expansion efforts in MEA
Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the appointment of Alaa Darwish as Middle East and Africa (MEA) country manager based in the UAE. His selection comes as part of the company’s continuing efforts to champion evidence-based medicine and help healthcare organizations achieve optimum patient outcomes and clinical effectiveness.
Darwish commented, “I am pleased to join Wolters Kluwer and lead the Middle East and Africa teams in helping our customers address the global problem of variability in care with our expert solutions.”
Most countries have anywhere from a two-to-twenty-fold variation in quality of care for the same condition. Evidence-based medicine continues to gain global attention as an effective means of reducing variability in patient care and helping healthcare organizations improve health outcomes.
“Our solutions add huge value to the region’s healthcare sector by leveraging insights from thousands of world-renowned experts, authors, editors and peer reviewers to align care teams and the clinical decisions they make in daily practice,” Darwish finished.
With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector in the UAE and the region, Darwish has been instrumental in executing initiatives aimed at strengthening healthcare standards. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Darwish was the Commercial Leader, Middle East, North and West Africa, Turkey at Danaher for four years. He also held key positions at Philips Healthcare Middle East & Turkey, Fujifilm SonoSite, Mediclinic Middle East, and Dubai Healthcare City.
Darwish completed CoRE courses at Harvard Business School in September 2017 and has earned his Diploma in Marketing Management from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in 2006. He completed his Bachelors of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Alexandria University in Egypt in 1998.
To learn more about how our solutions help to reduce variability in care and improve clinical effectiveness, visit http://healthclarity.wolterskluwer.com/hc.html.