Executive committee

Dr. Akram Al-Ibraheem

President of ARSNM

King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan

Dr. Mohamad Haider
Vice president

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Fairouz Mohamad


Althawra General Hospital, Yemen

Dr. Naima Albalushi

Chairperson of Scientific Committee

Royal Hospital, Oman

Dr. Amjad Albader

Board Member

Al Amal Cancer Center, Iraq

Dr. Batool AlBalooshi
Board Member

Dubai Hospital, UAE

Dr. Huda Al-Nuaime
Board member

Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar


Associations educational and mentorship  programs themselves. Usually they provide training sessions and workshops to update the qualifications of professionals already at work or to introduce new technologies and areas of practice.

Associations present thematic conferences for their membership, sometimes held jointly with other professions or with users to discuss advances, issues and problems current in their practice. They may prepare and disseminate brochures and mount exhibits that explain and promote to society at large the role and benefits of archives. Some associations designate a or week or month during which time special events are promoted to draw attention to the value of archival holdings and their usefulness.

represent the interests and needs of professional in lobbying governments and organizations for adequate support for specific programs. They promote the introduction of required legislation.

Most associations publish a newsletter to update members on issues and communicate the activities of the executive and committees of the association. Often they publish a journal that provides a forum for in-depth and intellectual treatment of aspects of archival work. Meetings are also an important means of enabling communication among members.

Associations can bring to bear the opinions of a large number of professionals that can be useful in various ways to the administration of different governing bodies.

Associations can contribute to development of profession as they the give individuals influence outside their own institutions permitting their participation in the and ensuring their voice in decisions affecting its future .

Associations can also be of help by offering professional alternatives for their reflection and providing them with professional guidelines on specific problems. They can be asked for advice by government.


Rationales of ARSNM

There was no body representing the Arab world in the NM field

There are many rooms for improvement in nuclear medicine profession in our area; starting from education, training, certifying, practicing communication,  awareness and advocacy.

This will eventually be reflected on the provided benefits to working staff & quality of service to patients.


The primary charter was drafted during the first meeting and it was developed later through discussion among the Executive committee.

Executive committee opted to adjourn the releasing of constitution to gain more consensus at wider level and to adopt all rational suggestions.

Will be revised or finalized during the general assembly within the first major conference.

ARSNM Qualifications

Based on Current work

  • Physicians
  • Radio Pharmacist
  • Technologists
  • Nurse
  • Medical Physics

Based on Nationality

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To establish co-operation between Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging professionals, groups and societies active in the field of nuclear medicine in the Arab world.

To cooperate and affiliate with the regional and international established nuclear medicine societies in the region and the world.

To organize whatever commissions and meetings are necessary to attain such objectives, in particular convening specialists in Nuclear Medicine.

To establish and operate a unified Nuclear Medicine Board Certification program in the Arab world.

To facilitate the exchange of scientists between the member groups, societies and associations.

To promote the development of Nuclear Medicine in the Arab World.


The primary role of the ARSNM is the progress and promotion of nuclear medicine throughout the Arab world

The ARSNM major Congress, will became a key regional forum for the presentation of all aspects of basic, applied and clinical nuclear medicine research, diagnosis and treatment of various disorders.

Executive Committee will strive to initiate consistent and systematic activities to promote and develop nuclear medicine practice


-Logistic & political issues

-Heterogeneity of current regulations & practices

-Financing regulations