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1 February 2019
Agenda item 7.7
Award of the Dr A.T. Shousha
Foundation Prize and Fellowship
The Executive Board, having considered the report of the Dr A.T. Shousha Foundation
Committee,1 awarded the Dr A.T. Shousha Foundation Prize for 2019 to Dr Radi Hammad,
Director-General of the Viral Hepatitis Control Department at the Ministry of Health and Population of
Egypt, for his significant contribution to public health in Egypt. The laureate will receive the equivalent
of 2500 Swiss francs in United States dollars.
The Executive Board, awarded the Dr A.T. Shousha Fellowship for 2019 to Ms Golaleh Asghari
to enable her to study for a PhD in nutrition sciences. Ms Asghari has demonstrated a desire to make a
significant original contribution to research in nutrition and to find new methods for translating research
and evidence into policy, programmes and practice, pursuant to her long-term goal of a career in teaching
and research. The laureate will receive US$ 15 000.
Seventeenth meeting, 1 February 2019
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1 Document EB144/40, section 1.