Dr. Elias Saade
Medical Doctor at International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Elias holds a Medical Doctor degree from the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanese University, with a long-program training in General Emergency Medicine from Saint-George Hospital University in Lebanon. He also holds a Master in Business Administration MBA in the International Health Management from the Université Paris-Dauphine, France. He’s currently pursuing a MSc degree in Disaster Medicine with the Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy.

Throughout his work with the ICRC, he handled the health care in detention files in Algeria, Niger, Tunisia, Iraq and currently assigned to cover the NAME region where he supervises the implementation of Health Care in Detention programs in Syria, the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Yemen. He supports, delivers and coordinates training on Health Care in Detention at global and NAME regional levels.

Due to his background experience in humanitarian settings, with specific competencies and expertise in emergency medicine, public health and nutrition, working in refugee camps and places of detention, he is currently an Associate Member of the World Medical Association (WMA) since 2020.