International adviser – Oman
Dr Al-Abri is a consultant in infectious diseases, director general for disease surveillance and control at the Ministry of Health in Oman.
He is the national focal point of IHR and a member of the IHR review committee, convened by the WHO director general.
Seif has an interest in medical education and was lead examiner for the MRCP examination in Oman until 2015 and chairman of the governing council of Oman medical college for four years. Currently a member of the governing council of the National University of Science and Technology, he is an associate editor of medical journals.