Dr. Manal Bouhaimed

consultant Ophthalmologist and clinical assistant professor

Kuwait Universty, Kuwait

Dr. Manal Bouhaimed is a consultant Ophthalmologist and clinical assistant professor of ethics at the Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University. She is the first Kuwaiti woman qualifying as a consultant Vitreoretinal Ophthalmologist and the first clinical ethicist in Kuwait. Dr. Bouhaimed served at many national and international academic, professional, UN, and non-governmental organizations:
-Expert member (2011-2019) and vice-chair (2015-2016) of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC)-UNESCO
-Chairperson of the ethics committee at the Middle East/Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO)
-Vice-chair of Bioethics Network on Women's Issues in the Arab Region (BiNWIAR)-UNESCO
-Chairperson of Women in Ophthalmology in MEACO
-Member of the advisory board of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)
-Member in the American Academy of Ophthalmology “Ophthalmic News and Education Network”
-Member of the board of directors of the Kuwait Society for Human Rights
-Member of the Advisory Committee of the Supreme Council for the Environment
-Member of the “Organ Donation Committee” in the Ministry of Health in Kuwait
-Member of the Institutional Review Board at the Health Sciences Center and Ministry of Health in Kuwait.


Fateh Al Khair

Friday, November 10, 2023

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM