Dr Hani Jokhdar

Dr. Hani Abdulaziz Jokhdar, MBBS, MSC, PhD
Deputy Minister for Public Health

Dr. Jokhdar has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Public Health in February 2017 who is responsible for; primary healthcare, preventive medicine, mass gathering center, International Health Regulation (IHR), The Healthy City Program and the Hajj and Umrah Programs

Prior to his current position, Hani occupied several leadership positions in different institutes:

  • Assistant Deputy Minister for Hospital Affairs
  • Medical Director for the Clinics and the Public Private Partnership: My Clinic & Nazer Group
  • CEO/CMO King Fahad Hospital Jeddah
  • Medical Director for Bupa Arabia
  • Assistant Professor and Chairman of the Community Medicine and Pilgrims Health Department,Medical School, UQU, Makkah
  • The Leader of the Infection Control Chapter (CBAHI)
  • Chief Operation Officer at Dr. Erfan and Bagedo General Hospital

Dr. Jokhdar is the Chairman of the Hajj and Umrah Preparatory Committee since Hajj 2018. He also Chairs the Command and Control Center for public health. Hani is a Board member in several entities; the Saudi CDC, Quality of Life Program, C1 health cluster in Riyadh, Nationla Committee for Tobacco Control and DARP
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While he was the assistant deputy minister for hospital affairs, Hani has started the MOH hospital performance “Ada’a” Program with 70 hospitals (General hospitals, maternity and children hospitals and psychiatry hospitals).