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Physicians smoke as much as their patients in Turkey

Basic Nutrition: What Patients Know and Don’t Know

The survey of effective factors on different practical failure methods of family planning in women referred to health centers

The evaluation of quantitative heel ultrasound measurements in hemodialysis and continuous peritoneal dialysis patients

Disability & Rehabilitation Conference (PDF)

EGPRN International Course on Research in Primary Health Care (PDF)


Dr Abdulrazak Abyad
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Curriculum Vitae - Ahmed S. Al-Mandhari


Personal Data

Name: Ahmed S. Al-Mandhari
Age: 36
Marital Status: married
Position: Senior Registrar at FAMCO Dep., Sultan Qaboos University Hospital
Address: Family and Community Medicine Department, College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, P.O.Box: 38 P.C: 123, Alkhoud, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
E-mail: manar96@yahoo.com
Mobile Tel: +968 99234951


  1. 2003: MRCGP (International); Postdoctoral. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Tropical Medicine department.
  2. 2002: PhD (University of Liverpool).
  3. 1996: DTMH (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine).
  4. 1993: MD (SQU).


  1. 1994-1998: Worked as a senior house officer in all the departments that were included in the FAMCO residency.
  2. 1998-2003: Registrar at FAMCO department, SQUH.
  3. 2003: Senior Registrar at FAMCO department, SQUH.

Oral presentations

I have made several presentations at different places of various topics. Below is an example of the presentations I have made:

  1. 2004: Presentation at Ibri regional hospital (in Arabic) for the medical orderlies, nurses and administrative personnel. 28/4/2004. Quality of health care: one term and different definitions.
  2. 2004: Presentation for the CME session at the FAMCO department, 23/3/2004. Quality of health care (session 1): one term and different definitions.
  3. 2004: Presentation at Muscat Health Institute. Muscat Health Festival, 29/2/2004. Why don't physicians follow clinical guidelines? Framework for improvement.


  1. WONCA Europe. Quality in Practice: 1-4/6/2004, Amsterdam.
  2. Third Cardiovascular symposium- 1-4 December 1997.
  3. Child Health Conference- March 1996.
  4. Second GCC Primary Health Care Conference- March 1995
  5. Symposium of chest disease- Royal Hospital (November 1994).


Family Practice (international):
Association between perceived health status and satisfaction with quality of care: evidence from users of primary health care in Oman. Family Practice. 2004; Vol 21 (5): 519-527.
Oman Medical Journal

Quality assessment and assurance of health care services: fundamental need. Oman Medical Journal; 2004 April; Vol. 19 (2): 3-5.
International Journal for Quality of Health

Association between the perceived health status of primary health care (PHC) users and their satisfaction with the quality of health care: evidence from community respondents in Oman. Accepted for publication and still under editing.
In addition, I have written several articles in the official local newspaper related to various issues such as globalisation and health of the individual and community, and health care quality.


I have attended and arranged several workshops at national and international levels. For example I recently attended a workshop on Academic Advising for Students in the COM&HS arranged by Sultan Qaboos University; 2/1/2005 and workshop on competency Based Training (CBT) arranged by SQUH; 1/12/2004.


  1. Community perception of medical errors (submitted to ISQUA Conference)
  2. Doctors' perception about clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital

Other international activities

Reviewer for the BMJ 2003.