Position: Director of Iraqi Pharmacovigilance Center based in MOH - Iraq
Categories: Speakers 2023

Dr Manal Younus is an ISoP Fellow and is currently the Director of Iraqi Pharmacovigilance Center based in MOH. Manal is a pharmacist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Pharmacy.

She led the creation and the expansion of the Iraqi pharmacovigilance system. Currently, she is an Advisory Board member of the International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) and working with students to increase the awareness regarding pharmacovigilance. She is an Executive Committee member of the Council of International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).

Manal is co-founder of the ISoP Patient Engagement SIG, the vice president of the ISoP Middle East chapter, and ISoP Pharmacovigilance Professional Qualification Framework SIG member. She had authored more than 30 articles in different drug safety related subjects.

She is a WHO benchmarking assessor. Finally, a member of the International Academy of Public Health (IAPH) Scientific Council and Antimicrobial Resistance Specialty committee member.