Jumana Odeh

Personal information

Title: 
Doctor of Medicine
Birthyear: 
1956

Contact information (private)

postbox: 
54963 Jerusalem
Address: 
Jerusalem
City: 
Jerusalem
Country: 
Palestine
Phone: 
0097022956865
Fax: 
0097022964482
Mobile phone: 
00972546227887
Personal email address: 
phcc99@palnet.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Palestinian Happy Child Center
Address: 
Ramallah
City: 
Ramallah
Country: 
Palestine
Work email address: 
phcc99@palnet.com

Education

Master in Community Health in Developing Countries, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,1988, London University - London UK.
Doctor of Medicine, Leningrad Pediatric Medical School,1981, Leningrad, The Soviet Union.

Competences

Community Health in Developing Countries, Pace Maker, Teaching child Health, Medical Releif
Languages: 
Arabic mother tongue
English - Fluent
Russian - Fluent
Hebrew - good

Jobs

Work history: 
Director of the Palestinian Happy Child Center,Jerusalem.1994-till now
Senior Child Health Advisor – Price water house Coopers (PwC) Maram Project (USAID Funded)2001-2005
Faculty of Medical school & School of Public Health – Al-Quds University- Jerusalem,2000-till now
Consultant & Child Health Advisor for the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health – London- UK,2004-till now.
Consultant for PaceMaker in Global Health – The Netherlands & Morocco,2006- till now
Honarary office and memberships: 
Served as president of Physicians for Human Right (PHR), Palestine.
Founding member & executive committee member of IFHHRO “International Federation for Health & Human Rights – Amsterdam – The Netherlands.
Founding member & executive committee member of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UPMRC), established in 1979- West Bank & Gaza Strip.
Founding member & executive committee member of the Palestinian Emergency Medical Services Council (PEMSC), Jerusalem.
Served as a board member of Tamer Institute for community education, Ramallah
Serves as a founding member: -of the International People’s Health Council (IPHC) – Managua – Nicaragua. -Euro-Arab Dialogue from Below (EAD), Holland. -Palestinian Child Association. -of Atta Services -aid to the aged, Beit Hanina, Jerusalem. -of Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Palestine.
Productions and works: 
PUBLICATIONS : Strait Talk, A Debate between Israeli and Palestinian Doctors. BMJ, vol.341, p. 278-281 (August 7th,2010)
Teaching child Health in the occupied Palestinian territory. The Lancet, vol.373, p.878-880 (March 14th ,2009)
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) Study amongst Palestinian Children and Adolescents in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, unpublished research but in the process of analyzing the data.

Awards

Awards and Distinctions: 
Recipient of “Nobel Prize For Children” – 2008, from World of Children USA, to be the first Arab in receiving such an important Health Award.
Assisstant Producer and Participant in two Documentary Films 1-A letter from Palestine, Subject: Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees “ UPMRC” activities during Intifada - USA - Steve York - 1989. 2-Veiled Hope, (Subject: Palestinian women) France – Norma Markos – 1994.