Chairperson of Cairo Doctors Syndicate Dr. Sherine Ghaleb - TV screenshot
CAIRO - 12 October 2019: For the first time in Egyptian syndicates’ history, a woman is elected chairperson of Cairo Doctors Syndicate. The winning of Dr. Sherine Ghaleb, forensic psychology professor at Cairo University, was announced on Saturday.
The midterm elections of Doctors Syndicate were held on Friday and supervised by 56 counsellors from the Administrative Prosecution Authority, as reported by Al Ahram Online. The purpose of those selections - held every two years - is the selection of a chairperson and half of board members (12 out of 24).
The number of candidates running for the chair position and board members are 16 and 49 distributed upon four electoral lists, respectively. The election supervisory committee will officially announce all results within two days.