Manal Tahtamouni, MD

Dr. Tahtamouni was chief of health at UNICEF-Jordan and a public health officer at WHO-EMRO. She also served as director of the Institute of Family Health-Noor Al Hussein Foundation for 12 years. 

She has more than 15 years of national and regional experience in the field of program development and management with a special focus on health programming, sexual and reproductive health,  rights and sexual and gender-based violence, and child protection. She has diverse technical experience, managing more than 200 staff; large-scale project management for major donors including the EU, UNHCR, UNFPA, and USAID, among others; advocacy and coordination; and national and regional consultancy and training experience with ability to develop training packages, manuals, standard operating procedures, and protocols of care.

Courses Taught

Crisis Management and Leadership in Humanitarian Response 


  • Certificate of Higher Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Jordan
  • MBBS in Medicine and Surgery, University of Jordan
Manal Tahtamouni, MD

SIT Graduate Institute

Affiliated Faculty

MA in Humanitarian Assistance and Crisis Management

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