H.E. Hala Zayed

Minister of Health,

Egypt

Hala Zayed was appointed Minister of Health in June 2018, when she became the second woman to have held the post. Prior to her appointment she was CEO of the Health Sciences Academy of Egypt’s prominent charity cancer Hospital 57357. She held several positions in the Ministry from 2006 to 2016, including aide to the Minister and Head of the Ministry’s Strategic Planning Unit, as well as chairing the Ministry’s supervisory department and its anti-corruption committee. She also headed the Ministry’s National Training Institute.