Dr. Riyadh Alhilfi is M.B.Ch.B. MSc Pharmacology Ph.D. public health. He was born in Basra-Iraq.
Dr. Alhilfi posts held since graduation in 1988:
- Manager of Primary Health Centers from December 1997 to June 2001.
- Manager of Technical Department in Basra Health Directorate from March 2005-November 2005.
- Deputy of Director General in Basra Health Directorate November 2005 to September 2007.
- Director-General of Basra Health Directorate from September 2007 to October 2018.
- Director-General of Public Health Directorate in the ministry of health and environment since October 2018 till now.
- Member of the High National Advisory Committee for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 pandemic.