She is graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt in December 1977. She obtained her training from several institutions in different countries (France, USA, Japan, Germany, Sweden, Canada and Finland). As a General Coordinator of Health System Improvement Programs, Ministry of Health, Egypt since 2014, she contributed in Drafting the Social Health Insurance Law (SHI), National Health Policy and Health component of the Sustainable Development Strategy 2030, which is a continuation of her contribution in Health Sector Reform Program in Egypt (1996-2002). She is the PI of several projects funded from different sources nationally and internationally. Internationally, she is a member of several Committee and Associations including Health Literacy Working Group, WHO Global Coordination Mechanism for The Prevention and Control of NCD (GCM/NCD), WHO since 2016, the Jury of the UNESCO – International Prize for Research in Life Sciences (Since 2009). Collegium Ramazini, Carpi, Italy since 2006. President, Pan African Environmental Mutagen Society. Nationally, she is a member of several Committee at the Ministry of Health, Academy of Science and Technology and the National Women Council. She is the President of the Specialized Federation for Health System Improvement NGOs, since 2014. Professor Anwar received a number of international prizes and awards including Marie Curie, FP7, EC, (2008), Dr. A. T. Shousha Foundation Prize (WHO) for 2001, Fogarty International Fellowship Award, (1986) and the CEES Award, France (1986). Nationally, she received Ain Shams University Honorary Award, 2017, Egyptian National Award of the Academy of Sciences, (1992) and several other awards.