Date：22 July (Thursday)
Time: 09:00 – 10:30 (GMT+8)
Head, Department of International Relations
Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Asher Yeshaihu Salmon currently serves as the Head of the Department of International Relations at the Israeli Ministry of Health. He is also a member of the OECD Health Bureau and of the Israeli National Health Council, and is a Focal Point for the WHO. His previous roles include Deputy Director of the Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, Deputy CEO and Medical Director of the Barzilai Medical Center, and Head of the Oncology Inpatient Ward at the Sharett Institute of Oncology. After studying medicine at the Israel Institute of Technology, Salmon went on to complete a PhD in molecular biology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Salmon also completed his MA in Health Administration summa cum laude in 2010. His key fields of interest include breast cancer, endocrine tumors, cancer genetics, and health economy, and he continues to publish extensively on these topics.