Dr. Khalifa Jeham Al-Kuwari
Dr. Khalifa Jeham Al-Kuwari is the Assistant Director General at Naufar. As a Senior Healthcare Management Executive and a practicing physician, he has undertaken many roles, internationally and nationally, in the field of healthcare.
Prior to working at Naufar, he was appointed as Chairman of the Medical Commission at the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (since 2016) and served as the Director General of Aspetar Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Hospital (2013-2016). His two decades worth of experience in the field have included working as a Specialist community Medicine Physician in Hamad Medical Corporation, and as the Chief Executive Office of Aspetar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital.
Dr. Al-Kuwari’s extensive experience with complex healthcare systems have led him to be an esteemed member of the Weill Cornell Medical College Continuous Professional Development Advisory Board, and of the National Continuing Care Design Oversight Committee for Qatar’s National Health Strategy - which looks into constructing a framework for continuing care in Qatar through connecting and integrating services for rehabilitation, intermediate and long-term care, home care and community support.
His various achievements include attaining F-MARC Accreditation for Aspetar Hospital as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence since 2009, the GCC accreditation of Aspetar as the first GCC reference Centre for Sports Medicine 2013, and as a regional centre for the “Exercise is Medicine” Initiative in 2015. He was also able to have Aspetar attain an accreditation as an International Olympic Committee Research Centre for the Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete in 2014.