Dr. Jihad. M. Taha Ali


§        P. O  Box 506 , Ramallh – West Bank – Palestine

§        Tel: 02- 2962712.  mobile number:0599307863

§        Email: Jtaha99@hotmail.com

Personal Information

§        Female, D.O.B:28/6/1957

§        Marital Status: Married with two children (2 5 y and 22 y)

§        Languages Written and spoken: Arabic, English, and Czech.

§        Nationality: Palestinian

§        Current Work: Pediatrician + Breast Feeding Counselor.

§        Private clinic in BIRZEIT- Ramallah



-         Charles University – school of pediatrics. Medicinae Doctris in pediatrics – Prague , Czech Republic- 1983.

-         IBCLC – International Board certified lactation consultant – London, UK-1994.

-         Master Degree in Public Health -MPH -Al- Quds University – 1999.


·        Maternal and child Nutrition. Training of Trainees -TOT Course. Held at and certificate awarded by MARAM project -Palestine 2005.

·        Practices and policies in Breast feeding course-Held at and Certificate awarded by: The child Health Institution - University of London , United Kingdom , 1994.

·        Health care in Developing Countries. Held at and certificate awarded by: Boston University School of Public Health. Boston , United States 1993.

·        Various courses completed in Breast feeding promotion and primary health care and public health held by UNICEF and WHO in Palestine.

Licensing and qualification:

1999- Master degree in Public Health (MPH), Al- Quds University .

1994- International Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

1985- Licensed by Jordanian Medical Association.

Work Experience:

§        2000-Present, Private clinic in Birzeit city, Palestine

§        1998-Present, Member of the National Committee for Breast Feeding Promotions

§        1994 – 1995(Red Crescent Hospital, Al-Bireh, Ramallah – West Bank )
Pediatrician and Breast Feeding Counselor under the UNICEF supervision purposely to implement the “Ten Steps to Successful Breast Feeding" and achieve long term goals of Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative.

§        1994-Present-Freelancer Trainer and Counselor in maternal and child nutrition specialized in breast feeding lectures and workshops held for various NGOs as well as Governmental Organizations’ health professionals.

§        1988-1994-Pediatrician in primary Health centers with MRC – Medical Relief Committees- NGOS in Jerusalem and Ramallah area.

§        1985 – 1987, Pediatric Residency in Al-Maqased Hospital , Jerusalem .





























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