Hamid Ravaghi is currently working as Regional Advisor for Hospital care and management in WHO/ Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office. Hamid has a PhD degree in Health Policy and management from University of York, UK. He has worked as an international consultant in the area of hospital care and management. He is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and management in Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Prior to this he has served as hospital director, policy maker and advisor for hospital sector since 20 years ago.
Hamid has also been Director of the Supreme research institute of Iranian Social Security Organization. He has published several articles in international journals and spoken in various national and international conferences. He has facilitated health policy and hospital care and management training programs in different countries. He has supervised several postgraduate students in the fields of health services management and health policy since 10 years ago.