Organizing Committee

Prof. Je Kan Adler-Collins
Editor in chief to the International Journal of Nursing and Healthcare Sciences
University of Human Environments in Ehime Prefecture

Dr. Je Kan Adler-Collins was born in the United Kingdom and entered the British Military at the age of 17 where he trained as a Registered Nurse in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Medically discharge in 1990 he developed an interest in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and how they could relate to nursing practice and education.  He served on a Government Steering Group which started him on his life work of researching standards and teaching in Complementary Alternative Medicine and healing. His studies have taken to many different cultures and countries and in 1995 he became ordained as a Japanese Buddhist priest of Shingon Shu ( Koyasan) and brought his Buddhist research into his practice of a nurse in terminal care. He took his PGCE at Bath University College in 1997 and Masters in Education in 2000 at Bath University in Education with a focus of educational curriculum design and moved to Japan in 2000 where he build his own temple and healing centre in the mountains of Kyushu, South Japan. He worked with living action research approach to education and life enquires and completed his PhD at Bath (Education) university in 2007. Working as an associate professor of nursing at Fukuoka Prefectural University he introduced the first healing curriculum for Japanese nursing using safe touch, and body work. In 2007 he moved to the Associate professor position of a health promotion centre at Fukuoka Prefectural University, Japan with a focus on developing community training and course in health care and CAM resulting in opening the first end of life care centre ran by community therapists for their own community. His nursing CAM curriculum was approved for Master of Science award in 2008. He was appointed Director of Education for the Holistic Nursing Association in 2010. In August of 2010 formed a Non-Profit Organization, Integrative, Care, Education and Research Association with a focus on hospice and palliative care in the community. In 2015 he worked as senior consultant for the Ministry of Health in Oman, In 2017 He was appointed as Professor Of Global Health and Nursing at The University of Human Environments in Ehime Prefecture ,Japan. He travels the world lecturing on creating healing and therapeutic spaces both in the classroom and in nursing practices with a particular interest in energy healing research, curriculum development, e-learning, blended learning and MOOC design within China, Tibet, Indonesia and Thailand using living action research accounts of practice as evidence of learning. He is a master scuba diver , active environmentalist and organic farmer breeding ducks and growing rice . Researching hydroponics and companion growing

Prof. Azizollah Arbabisarjou RN,MSN, PhD
University:Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
Department:Department of Nursing Education


Prof. Azizollah  Arbabisarjou, RN,MSN, PhD, obtained his first academic degree in 1997 in the Nursing management field. He joined as faculty member to Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, IRAN. He received his doctorate from University of Isfahan in field of Educational Administration in 2011.Currently, Serves School of Nursing and Midwifery and the manager of Curriculum development in EDC. He has published numerous referred papers about patient teaching, knowledge management, management and so on in ISI, Non-ISI and Scientific-professional journals. Dr. Arbabisarjou is teaching for Master students of Information Technology management, MBA and Educational Administration. Also, he has conducted numerous consulting and research works for masters’ student and colleagues.

Prof. Jasmine B. Caradja
Manager, Scientific researcher, Teacher
Medical University - Pleven, Bulgaria

Public Health consultant
Consulting and research functions
Reviewer at APHEA (Agency For Public Health Education Accreditation) ; Specialized hospital for rehabilitation “Pancharevo”, Balkan Medical Union, free practice
Consulting and research position
Since April 2017  associate professor in Faculty of Public Health, Medical University- Pleven

2009 – 30.11.2012
Vice Dean in the field of scientific research and projects
Leadership, management, research and teaching functions
Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia, 8, Bialo more str., fl. 5
Leading position

Associate professor
Teaching and research functions
Department of Health Economics, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia, 8, Bialo more str., fl. 5
Teaching and research position

2003 – 2009
Financial Controller of the Faculty of Public Health
Control functions.
Faculty of Public Health, Medical University – Sofia, 8, Bialo more str., fl. 5
Financial and economic

Cairo, Post No 11371,17 Ahmed Hosni street.

  • Doctor of public health (phd), minor; administration and health planning, high insititute of public health, alxeandria university, 2012.
  • Master of public health (mph), minor ; health management, college of public health, alquds university, palestine, 2003.
  • Diploma of business administration (dba), minor; management, faculty of finence & bussiness, hebron university, palestine, 2000.
  • Diploma in business adminstration (dba), minor; hspital adminstration, faculty of commrece & business adminstration, helwan university, 1996.
  • Diploma of ultrasound in clinical medicine, school of medicine, university of zagreb, coroatia, 1990.
  • Basic medical degree; m.b.,, faculty of medicine, ain shams university, egypt, 1979.

CBAHI (KSA) , Head of Accreditation Division
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Dr Majdah Shugdar is the Director for Healthcare Accreditation Department at CBAHI. Dr Majdah has an outstanding expertise in all aspects of healthcare and quality assurance, with 18 years of experience in the field. She is capable of achieving maximum profits by applying creative problem solving techniques and management skills. 

Dr Majdah Shugdar is responsible to develop the CBAHI standards through developing performance indicators based on hospital structure. She is leading the office of Policy & Procedure Management. She is managing both mock and real surveys for approximately (30) governmental hospitals.

Dr Majdah Shugdar has a direct involvement in setting the surveyor training program for Planning training programs for (900) employees amongst other hospitals to comply with the CBAHI Standards and improve the Surveyor Application System as well. Dr Majdah Shugdar has successfully established the Policies and Procedures system for KFH. She provided training to Quality Improvement employees within 23 departments including quality concepts dimensions tool, quality improvement tools, and performance improvement projects. She has initiated the Staff Awareness and Committee Team “SACT” enforcing quality education & culture and created the Patient Safety Goal Program Team and developed a FOCUS PDCA program.

Dr Majdah Shugdar represented IMC and conducted corrective actions based on site visits reports from JCI. She established a thorough Commission Committee and developed IMC‘s TQM and Patient Safety Plan in coordination with Cleveland Clinic. She has contributed to the standard guidelines for writing the Administrative and Internal Policies & Procedures System: Template, Policy on Policies & Procedures, Approval Process, Frame of Reference of the Hospital Policies & Procedures Committee. She has established the Risk Management structure including Sentinel Event, Root Cause Analysis, and the Occurrence Variance Report System

Prof. Sedigheh Pakseresht, PhD
Associate Professor at Department of Obstetric
Women Health Promotion, Community Health (PhD), Obstetrics (MSc) Reproductive Health Research Center Guilan University of Medical Sciences
Rasht, Iran

Sedigheh Pakseresht was born in 1960 and she is currently an Associate Professor at Guilan University of Medical Sciences. She was into the Obstetric department of faculty of Shahed Beheshti of Nursing and Midwifery in Rasht, Iran. She has 23 years of experience in this field and acts as an editor in chief for Holistic Nursing and Midwifery Journal. She was also a registered member in Reproductive Health Research Center, and Holistic Factor on Health Research Center. She participated in several conferences conducted in Iran, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, china, Italy.

Dr. Wen Zhang
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai,

Dr. Zhang, PhD, is a research scientist in Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His researches focus on computational genetics, bioinformatics,software engineering and optimal control problems as well as algorithm developments. He dedicated on applying software engineering, mathematics, computational statistics and related methods for solving problems such as those raised in bioinformatics,  medical caring, bioengineering, medical genetics and genomics. He has published peer-reviewed papers in international journals and conferences. He also wrote book chapters. He is currently on the editorial board of several journals, such as Human Genetics & Embryology, Journal of bioinformatics and genomics, Journal of Genetics and Genetic Engineering etc. He also reviewed papers for many conferences and journals such as Optimal control, applications and methods, Differential equations and dynamical systems, Oncotarget, WSEAS Transactions on Communications, International journal of robust and nonlinear control, and so on, and is regular reviewer of  International journal of computer and electrical engineering, Computational biology and bioinformatics, Open access medical statistics, etc.

Mr. Danish Khilani RN, BCOM. MBA (HCM)
Quality Manager
Arryan Hospital
Saudi Arabia

Mr. Danish Khilani is the Quality Manager in Dr Sulaiman AL Habib Medical group (Arryan Hospital) in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Danish is highly qualified and experience fellow in healthcare quality and nursing, with 10 years of experience in the field.

He prepared several healthcare facilities for national and international healthcare accreditation and lead as a chapter owner for leadership, Quality and patient safety. He worked with several healthcare stake holders for quality and process improvement.

He has experience for healthcare setups by commissioning role and pre operational license preparation in Saudi Arabia and Dubai. He worked for several quality improvement projects to improve clinical efficiency and minimize medical errors by system improvement.

He is registered Healthcare Consultant in Pakistan in government agency (SMEDA) which helps healthcare industries to provide business management consultancy include, project management, utilization, Organizational development, project expansion and international accreditation.

He worked in clinical informatics to support IT with creative ideas for clinical process integration with information technology and digitalize nursing practice with art of technology in the healthcare.

Mr. Danish is energetic, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic healthcare professional who brought advancement in healthcare settings and applied Lean Management project for efficiency in the healthcare services.

Dr. Augusta Waller Dorning
47 Gainsford Place, La Lucia, Umhlanga, 4051
South Africa

Dr Augusta Dorning isHead:Africa Business for Lenmed Healthand serves as an executive coach and consultant working with individuals and teams across diverse professional environments.

Internationally published authorAugusta Dorning is an academic and philanthropist whohas served on the Board of MANCOSA and also served as a chairperson of the Jes Foord Foundation. She achieved her doctorate in business leadership  (executive coaching) from the University of South Africa (UNISA) in 2010 and was awarded best student of her MBA class in 1994.

Augusta was a finalist in the 2013 and 2015 Most Influential Women in Business and Government Awards (Healthcare) South Africa and was a nominee for the same Award in 2014. She was also nominated for the Businesswoman’s Association of South Africa (Healthcare) Award in 2014 and the Businesswoman’s Association of South Africa (Corporate) Award in 2017.

A seasoned healthcare executive, Augusta has some33years of experience in the public and private healthcare sectors where she hasbeen active in strategic human resource management, general management, business development and project management, policy design and business process re-engineering.She is registered with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as an Executive Coach. A practising academic, Augusta lectures in the subjects of leadership, healthcare management, marketing, operations management, and executive development at local Durban universities by invitation.

She is renowned for combining strong leadership abilities with exceptional inter-personal skillsadopting a project-based, client and outcomes focused approach. She has extensive experience in facilitation and negotiation both at corporate and national levels and is a skilled businesswoman having profitably run her own consultancy as a personal development venture for more than a decade.

Having managed teams ranging in size from five to 1200 professionals,Augusta has refined the art of aligning financial and human resources with strategic and operational plans to ensure premier outcomes. She has the ability to reinvent, restructure, create and develop business processes with limited resources whilemanaging complex projects.

She provides pro bono advice on human resource and business development matters to a wide range of non-profit organisations in South Africa. A former Trustee of St Mary’s Catholic Mission Hospital, the last remaining Catholic Hospital in South Africa,Augusta nowadays provides pro bono advice to the Hospital.

Augusta has facilitated and directed more than 46 corporate social responsibility projects as well as numerous requests for medical assistance from individualswho did not have the financial means to access education and much needed medical care.

As Head: Africa Business for Lenmed Health in South Africa, Augustais responsible for the overall execution of the Group’s African growth strategy, identifying and exploring potential business opportunities in Africa, conducting research to inform strategic plans, creating awareness of the Lenmed Brand on the continent, growing medical tourism referrals from the Continent to the Group’s existing hospital base, forging strong relationships with key stakeholders, and concluding negotiations, due diligence and legal processes

Dr. Obeid Al-Rashoud

Senior professional

Nursing patients relations, ancillary & support services

As an accomplished and successful Nursing Services professional with 35 years of rich experience including senior leadership roles with world-class medical facilities, I can bring substantial value addition as a key member of your esteemed organization. Currently I am associated with King Fahd Medical City the largest and most advanced tertiary care medical complex in the Middle East. Since 2012 as Director Nursing I have provided comprehensive direction to the operation of hospitals/units in delivering patient and family centred nursing services of the highest standards. At present I am the Director of Nursing, Nursing Patients Relations, Ancillary & Support Services covering the entire KFMC complex. I have also led as Directed of Nursing in Children’s Specialty Hospital, Ambulatory Centre & Emergency and Operating Rooms. As a member of the Senior Nursing Leadership team of KFMC, I am contributing to the implementation of strategic plans to achieve goals and objectives aligned to overall organizational vision, objectives and values. I have also worked as Nurse Manager in charge of Operating Rooms in 2012 before being elevated to the position of Director of Nursing. During 2006 – 2007, I was Nurse Manager of the Main Hospital. In between, I acquired higher qualifications in nursing from reputable universities in Australia – Bachelor’s Degree from Griffith University, Master’s Degree from Queensland University of Technology and PhD from University of New England. 
Earlier from 1996 to October 2004, I worked as Charge Nurse & Staff Nurse in the Operating Theatres of Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre in Riyadh. I received my professional training under the Riyadh Al Kharj Hospital Program at Al Kharj Hospital Riyadh KSA and Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow UK as Operating Theatre Technician. 
Confident of leveraging my extensive subject matter expertise and sound management, leadership, communication, influencing and problem solving skills in delivering outstanding results, I enclose my resume. I look forward to a discussion on how I can contribute to the achievement of organizational goals and objectives.