It’s with nice disappointment that World ParaVolley notes the passing of Dr. Hanem Amir, a valued member of the World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Fee, who handed away on October 17, 2023.
Dr. Amir was a pharmacist by career, and appointed to the World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Fee in 2021, however had been actively aiding World ParaVolley with its Anti-Doping Program lengthy earlier than then.
Dr. Amir’s experience and work was additionally acknowledged internationally. She was a member of WADA’s Nationwide Anti-Doping Group (NADO) Skilled Advisory Group (EAG) and in that point made priceless contributions to additional the event of the anti-doping system in Africa. Dr. Amir was a fixture within the African anti-doping neighborhood, having been an integral member of the Egyptian NADO by way of the varied posts she held over the previous 13 years, together with the final three as Chief Government. She was elected Chair of the Africa Zone 5 RADO in 2019 and was just lately re-elected for a second four-year time period, demonstrating the respect her colleagues inside the RADO had for her dedication and management.
World ParaVolley Medical Director, Louise Ashcroft, mentioned: “I’ve identified Dr. Hanem Amir for a number of years, and regard her as a pal and colleague who has at all times been conscious of the wants of World ParaVolley and supplied her experience every time known as upon for recommendation or motion. She was a powerful chief, a sort and honest individual, and a credit score to the African anti-doping motion. She might be dearly missed”.
Dr. Jun Min Zhang, staff chief of the World ParaVolley Anti-Doping Fee, mentioned: “Dr. Hanem Amir was a very nice one that was a pleasure to work with. She has been a really priceless contributor to the World ParaVolley anti-doping program. A great pal to all, she might be drastically missed by buddies shut and worldwide. RIP Dr. Hanem.”
World ParaVolley expresses its honest condolences to the Egyptian anti-doping neighborhood and significantly to her buddies, household, and colleagues.
Hyperlink to WADA article HERE