“What drives me is the desire to create and deliver a system that allows everyone to have 24/7 medical support from the first moment of onboarding a patient until their next visit to be easy, convenient, and efficient.”
Sara Asal, Founder and CEO
Redefining the Way
Sara Asal, CEO at Shawerna Web-Design, is a Computer Engineer with over 15 years of experience in research, data science, web design, teaching, project management, marketing management, and consultancy. Healthcare has been a great part of her life being born to a family of front-liners as well as having dealt with the loss of family members including her younger brother, grandmother, aunt, and uncle to health challenges. With her extensive background and experiences, she is inspired and devoted to creating a better, more efficient online support systems for healthcare industry stakeholders.
With her Master of Science in Computer Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the American University of Sharjah (AUS), she has developed proficiency in data mining of brain Electroencephalography (EEG) and IoT technologies. Soon after she has received her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification with an Above Target evaluation. She also continues to dive into her career tracks of Business Analyst, Data Analyst, and Data Scientist.
Sara is now enjoying being a new mom on a quest for discovery with an avid interest in digital healthcare twinning, virtual education, system design, computer vision, and genomic analytics.
Meet the Team
Discover the harmony behind the journey
ICU, Anesthesia, Pain Medicine, and Pulmonology Advisor
Dr. Mohamed Fizou
Dr. Mohamed Fizou is a highly experienced medical professional specializing in anesthesia, ICU, pain medicine, and pulmonology. Throughout his career, he excelled in providing comprehensive care to patients in various medical settings as well as virtually with Shawerna. In their roles as an Anesthesia Specialist at AlMariee Private Hospital and the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE, Dr. Mohamed delivered direct and immediate care to emergency room patients, performed endotracheal intubations for trauma patients, and prescribed pain medications for post-operative clients.
Dr. Mohamed's commitment to patient well-being extends beyond anesthesia. During their tenure at the Ministry of Health Oman, he provided anesthesia for surgical patients, consulted with pre-operative patients regarding pain management plans, and monitored the conditions of patients in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit. His expertise also included prescribing pain treatments for cancer patients and counseling individuals with chronic pain conditions.
Furthermore, Dr. Fizou gained valuable experience as a Visitor Resident in Pain Therapy at Cairo University National Cancer Institute. He worked closely with veteran anesthesiologists and pain consultants, conducting research, prescribing pain medications for post-operative patients, and piloting studies on pain relief for patients with advanced cancer.
Dr. Mohamed began their medical career as a House Officer, performing medical examinations, assisting in procedures, and participating in preventative medicine programs. This foundational experience laid the groundwork for their subsequent specialization in anesthesiology, ICU, and pain medicine.
Overall, Dr. Mohamed brings a wealth of expertise and a compassionate approach to patient care in the fields of anesthesia, ICU, pain medicine, and pulmonology. His diverse experience, research contributions, and commitment to improving patient outcomes make him a highly respected and valued medical professional.
Family Medicine and Pediatrics Advisor
Dr. Souad Amin
Dr. Souad Amin is a highly dedicated medical professional specializing in family medicine, pediatrics, and ultrasound. With expertise in pediatrics, women's health, and chronic disease management, Dr. Souad provides comprehensive care and guidance to patients of all ages. Through medical education, research, and awareness initiatives, she promotes preventive healthcare practices and strives to improve the well-being of individuals and communities with Shawerna.
In pediatrics, Dr. Souad ensures the proper growth and development of children by conducting thorough examinations and follow-ups. This includes monitoring vaccinations, tracking growth milestones, and offering guidance to parents on diet, activity, hygiene, and illness prevention.
Dr. Souad also plays a crucial role in women's health, offering comprehensive antenatal and premarital care services. By providing support throughout the journey of pregnancy, she prioritizes the well-being of both mother and baby. Additionally, Dr. Souad is well-versed in cervical cancer screenings, such as PAP smears, to detect and prevent the onset of this disease.
In adult medicine, Dr. Souad specializes in managing chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension. By estimating cardiovascular risk and adhering to medical standards, she develops personalized treatment plans to improve patient's overall health and well-being. as well as engages in research and development to enhance medical procedures and ensure the highest quality of care. She also actively contributes to medical education and awareness initiatives, serving as a lecturer in schools and educational institutions as well as aiding the increase of public knowledge and promoting preventive healthcare practices.
With a patient-centered approach, Dr. Souad maintains detailed records, customizes treatments based on individual medical histories, and communicates clearly with patients and their families. Dr. Souad also takes on a leadership role, coordinating with medical staff and activities as well as providing valuable insights through reports for governmental organizations and NGOs.
Healthcare Executive, Quality Management, Clinical Nursing, and Strategic Operations Consultant
Nada Ghaziri is a seasoned healthcare executive with a strong background in clinical nursing, quality management, and strategic operations. With a wealth of experience and leadership abilities, we are proud to have her at Shawerna as she consistently delivers results and makes significant contributions to the organizations she serves.
Throughout her career, and having graduated from the American University of Beirut, Dr. Nada boasts over 38 years of experience in enhancing clinical and administrative qualifications and has demonstrated strategic leadership in healthcare administration, spearheading hospital-wide initiatives in quality improvement, risk management, and patient safety. Her notable achievements include obtaining JCIA and Magnet accreditation for prestigious medical centers in Lebanon, Jeddah (KSA), and Kuwait.
By leveraging international guidelines and best practices, Dr. Nada successfully implemented transformative projects, resulting in the highest scores among hospitals in the region. With expertise in nursing administration, financial and human resource management, and healthcare system operations, she has played a pivotal role in driving organizational success. She has held key advisory positions, including Advisor to the CEO at Makassed General Hospital and Advisor to the COO of the Mother Association in Lebanon. Dr. Nada further served as the Clinical Education Director and Director of the Clinical and Professional Development Center at the American Hospital of Dubai, UAE. Her skill set thus includes strategic management development, education and professional staff development, personnel management, quality control, and service excellence. She is also certified in various leadership and management skills and has a proven ability to thrive in front-line, middle, and senior management roles.
As a proactive and respected professional, Dr. Ghaziri is known for her initiative, team-player mentality, and passion for staff development. They have a deep appreciation for the cultural dimension and unique challenges facing the healthcare industry worldwide. She emphasizes the importance of the basic fundamentals of clinical practice and strives to ensure healthcare professionals deliver safe, compassionate, and evidence-based care to enhance patient outcomes and overall hospital performance.
With a track record of leading start-ups and turning around underperforming hospitals, Dr. Nada has excelled in achieving high levels of quality care and clinical performance. They have successfully guided organizations towards Joint Commission and Magnet accreditation and have received recognition for organizational development and operational efficiency. Additionally, she has actively contributed to professional nursing associations and accreditation committees, further highlighting their dedication to advancing the healthcare field.
Dr. Eman Helmy
Eman Helmy is a dedicated pharmacist with a strong commitment to quality patient care proving value to our team at Shawerna. Holding a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Assiut University and is now a licensed pharmacist in the UAE. With a passion for ensuring safe and effective pharmaceutical services, She had achieved certification from the American Board in Quality. This certification demonstrates her expertise in quality improvement methodologies and their ability to implement best practices in healthcare settings.
Having served as the In-Charge Pharmacist at Medicina Pharmacy, she plays a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of pharmacy operations with attention to details on pharmaceutical regulations, standards, and best practices. With a focus on patient well-being, Eman Helmy excels in medication counseling and patient education. She collaborate closely with healthcare professionals to develop and implement medication therapy management programs that meet individual patient needs for better precision medicine.
Her strong knowledge of pharmaceutical regulations, standards, and best practices allows us to optimize medication management and patient outcomes as well as pharmacist consultation to consistently deliver high-quality pharmacy services which support the health and well-being of the community.
Life Sciences and Entomology Consultant
Dr. Aya Mahmoud
Aya Mahmoud is a highly skilled Life Sciences specialist with a strong background in Chemistry and Entomology. She holds a degree in Sciences from the University of Ain Shams, where she specialized in these fields.
With 7 years of clinical experience, Aya has gained extensive expertise in various areas, including hematology, chemistry, bara, and microbiology. Her proficiency encompasses a wide range of tests, such as CBC, BTT, Coagulation tests, and blood draw techniques for patients of all ages. She is well-versed in analyzing iron profiles, WBC analytics, platelet counts, and associated reporting, as well as monitoring indicators like Creatin, Alkaline Phosphatase, and Minerals. Aya also excels in conducting Pre-Diabetic and Diabetic case assessments, exploring correlations between Arthritis and Uric Acid tests, as well as performing Liver Function tests (GPT, GOT, and Albumin), particularly for burn cases. Additionally, she is skilled in evaluating Lipid profiles (Tri-glycerides, HDL, LDL) and contributing to the monitoring of ICU cases, including ABG tests and their interpretation.
Furthermore, Aya has been involved in diverse testing procedures, ranging from Urea Assay, fecal occult blood test, and Fertility Testing (e.g., Semen Analysis) to IVF cases, UTI diagnosis, bacterial cultures, stool tests, oncology tests, colon cancer-related diagnostics, regulatory tests, and timed tests like semen analysis. She has also provided valuable support in the classification of pathological and physiological cases, such as neonatal Jaundice (Hyper-bilirubinemia), and collaborated closely with medical specialists to facilitate breastfeeding recovery. Aya's expertise extends to nutrition-related tests, pregnancy monitoring, gynecological tests, and viral tests, including antigen and antibody results for HCV, HBS, HIV, PCR, and Helicobacter Pillori.
Aya's professional journey includes working at various healthcare institutions, including Zera'een Hospital in Dokki for two years, Al-Radwa in Bulaq for four years, Envoys Hospital in Amer for two years, Al-Mustafa Factory in Faisal for two years, Al-Busailiah Factory in Bulaq a few months ago, and Al-Kawkab Hospital in Dokki for a month.
Through her dedication and expertise, she has made significant contributions with Shawerna to the field of Life Sciences, demonstrating her commitment to supporting medical providers and professionals in providing quality healthcare and patient well-being.
Architecture and Civil Engineering Advisor
Eng. Sherif Youssef
Eng. Sherif is an accomplished architectural engineer at Shawerna with extensive expertise in hospital project management, green buildings, Lean construction, and civil work regulations. Holding his degree from Al-Azhar University he continued to attain certifications in CDM Regulations, Building Information Modelling, Lean Construction Management, Green Building Principles, LEED v4 Core Concepts, and a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the PMI organization, he brings a comprehensive skill set to his work.
His career spans civil engineering projects across Egypt, Qatar, and the UK, showcasing his versatility and proficiency. As a senior technical engineer at CRC Dorra Group, Eng. Sherif played a pivotal role in completing notable projects. Notably, he contributed to the successful completion of the prestigious Place of VENDOME project at Lusail City, which included a multi-level mall, three 5-star hotels, a multi-story car park, a skating hall, a food court, and a cinema hall. He also made significant contributions as the Technical Manager and Assistant Project Manager for Pearl City's MONACO Tower in Porto Arabia, overseeing the construction of residential buildings and a podium.
Eng. Sherif's expertise further extends to Egyptian renovation projects, such as the United Bank Al-Menia branch, where he served as the project manager. He also played a key role as the Finishing Executive Engineer for the renovation of the Dar Al-Maghraby Dokki Tower, overseeing the internal and facade finishing. In addition, he supported the Raouf Hotels International project in Sharm-Al-Sheikh as the Technical Manager and Assistant Project Manager, involving the construction of luxury 5-star hotels, a lake, restaurants, and a retail complex.
With a keen eye for architectural coordination, Eng. Sherif demonstrated his talent during his service at the Steigenberger Nile Palace project for the Le Merdian Luxur 5-star hotel in Luxor City, Egypt. Working alongside renowned architect Dr. Salah Zaki's United Consultant office, he ensured seamless integration and synchronization of architectural elements.
Eng. Sherif's wealth of experience, coupled with his strong project management skills and in-depth knowledge of green building practices, positions him as a valuable asset in the architectural engineering field. His commitment to excellence and his ability to deliver successful projects make him a trusted professional supporting our virtual hospital modeling and civil construction in the healthcare industry.
Communications & Editorial Consultant
Lujein Farhat, Communications Advisor at Shawerna, is a Chemical Engineer with over 10 years of combined experience in the fields of teaching, journalism, and content creation. An unflagging enthusiasm for all manner of aesthetic and artistic endeavors has led her down myriad paths of self-expression as well as a variety of introspective pursuits. Whimsy aside, dealing with personal health issues has brought her to the realization that empowering others with viable access to healthcare and knowledge is key to sustaining a rich and vigorous lifestyle.
As a Bachelor of Science holder in Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Engineering Management from the American University of Sharjah she discovered a passion for orchestrating large-scale projects and mind-bending problem-solving. Her climate-consciousness spurred her into testing environmentally friendly corrosion inhibitors such as Azadirachta Indica (ie Neem Tree) for her final project.
Her interests are varied as she dabbled in multiple graduate-level programs including a Masters in Chemical Engineering, Tesol (Teaching English as a Second Langauge), and Organizational Psychology respectively. After interning with the Emirates Gold factory for a time, she went on to pursue a career in journalism and translation in The Gulf Today and Dubai-based Khaleej Times newspapers. A serendipitous opportunity to explore the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces soon followed thereafter in an up-and-coming initiative by Dubai Economy and Tourism, DubaiStore, as a Content Specialist.
Mariam Ghazi is a seasoned corporate marketing and communications professional with over 10+ years of experience. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications (Advertising) from The American University of Sharjah and a Master's Degree in MBA (Marketing) from Middlesex University Dubai.
With expertise in branding, public relations, content creation, digital marketing, and event management, Mariam continues to support Shawerna and has worked across diverse industries including agencies, real estate, conglomerates, retail, and oil & gas (upstream and downstream). Her skills encompass marketing research, online and offline marketing strategy, planning, content creation, paid ads, execution, branding, design, media buying, and events.
Mariam is known for her ability to develop and execute integrated marketing strategies that drive business objectives. She excels at crafting key brand messaging that resonates with target audiences and effectively leveraging traditional and digital media to engage stakeholders. Her strong analytical skills allow her to use data and insights to inform strategies and measure impact.
Currently, Mariam serves as a consultant for Shawna Web-Design and is excited to utilize her strong background in marketing to shed light on Shawna Web-Design's innovative services and elevate their brand. With her expertise and strategic thinking, Mariam aims to drive growth and success for Shawerna, positioning them as a leader in the industry.
NFT Marketing Support
Tobi Erinle is a versatile and passionate creative professional who highly functions at the intersection of art, design, marketing strategy, and digital expertise at Shawerna. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, specializing in Graphic Design with a demonstrated history of diverse projects, he curiously explores AR/VR, AI, Web3, NFTs, Blockchain, and the Metaverse as they relate to communication and experiences.
Tobi helps individuals, entrepreneurs, and organizations create captivating visuals, strategies, and experiences. His expertise spans print, digital, and multimedia design, and he continuously stays updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.
Driven by a strong work ethic and a thirst for knowledge, Tobi actively seeks discussions, connections, and collaborations in these fields to learn, experiment, and shape the future of creativity. In the ever-evolving landscape of art and technology, Tobi is a dynamic force, breaking boundaries, and creating meaningful experiences.
Finance and Accounting Advisor
Tamer AbuHijleh, our Financial Advisor at Shawerna holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and Finance from Girne American University and a Master's degree in Banking, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law from the University of Wollongong, he has developed a strong foundation in entrepreneurship, finance, business administration, and accounting.
Throughout his career, Tamer AbuHijleh has held key responsibilities in prominent organizations, showcasing his expertise in financial management. At Pharmacy One, he excelled in vendor account management, diligently tracking payments and recording outstanding balances. he also played a vital role in tax obligation updates, ensuring clients were informed about annual tax payments. With a deep understanding of local and national tax regulations, he AbuHijleh effectively managed tax liabilities for pharmacies, preventing penalties. he was instrumental in formulating business plans, leveraging his expertise to increase annual profits and reduce operating costs. Additionally, Tamer demonstrated proficiency in bookkeeping, insurance accounting, and inventory management, making them a valuable asset to pharmacy operations.
During his tenure at Caterpillar Inc., Tamer showcased his prowess in accounting and financial responsibilities. he was responsible for maintaining and reconciling the company's financial obligations, tracking amounts owed to vendors, and recording outstanding balances on customer accounts. his expertise extended to payroll management, routine bookkeeping, and ensuring accurate financial records. With his strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and competency with large ERP systems, he efficiently managed complex financial tasks while effectively collaborating with stakeholders.
As a Credit Controller at Future Pipe Industries, Tamer also made significant contributions to the organization's financial operations. he successfully implemented procedures and policies to ensure timely payments while maintaining high customer retention. he excelled in reconciling complex accounts and monitoring debtor balances to reduce debtors' DSO. He also played a crucial role in enforcing credit and collection policies, fostering effective communication with customers and internal personnel, including the sales team.
With a reputation for being detail-oriented, possessing strong analytical skills, and demonstrating excellent time management, Tamer has consistently delivered exceptional results in finance and accounting roles and has also successfully founded his own sports matching platform, uDare. His entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen contributed to his success as our financial advisor at Shawerna, where he applies his financial expertise to drive growth and success.
Executive & Sales Support
Having completed marketing courses such as e-commerce, introduction to marketing, and mass communication during his Bachelor's degree from the Abu Dhabi University in Business Administration for Digital Marketing and Mass Communication; Mostafa Helmy is keenly interested in the field and is under guidance to contribute his growing skillsets at Shawerna. He acquired a comprehensive understanding of digital marketing principles and techniques during his studies. He gained practical experience through an internship at Mercedes Benz, where he supported the execution of digital marketing campaigns, strategies, and tactics. Additionally, he had the opportunity to work at Expo 2020 Dubai for four months, contributing to the marketing team in various capacities.
Equipped with a robust skill set, Mostafa Helmy excels in utilizing digital marketing tools and platforms to drive results. he possesses expertise in areas such as search engine optimization (SEO), social media management, and email marketing. His creative mindset enables him to develop innovative marketing approaches, while his analytical skills allow him to evaluate campaign performance and make data-driven decisions.
Mostafa's strong communication and interpersonal skills enable him to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders, ensuring the successful implementation of marketing strategies.
Our Journey So Far
SHAWERNA WEB-DESIGN IS FOUNDED
Shawerna Web-Design (previously Shawerny Web-Design) is virtually founded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Shawerna sets and achieves goals of supporting hospitals and clinics with online scheduling, improved AI process workflows, data analytics for patient satisfaction, and the career development of healthcare professionals with research.
Shawerna continues COVID-19 research with Emirates Health Services (EHS) doctors, previously the Ministry of Health (MOH).
SHAWERNA WEB-DESIGN EXPANDED TO SURGICAL SUPPORT
Shawerna extends its support to surgical liability and develops the Keeperectomy surgical AI prototype for Laparoscopic surgery and Robotic surgery.
And there's more!
Here's what others have to say about our work.
Your service turned my life around! I just received recognition for having over 50% of outpatient encounters monthly and over a 95% adoption score on ICD-10 diagnosis, Mpages utilization, and medication reconciliation. Your AI support on the COVID-19 patient satisfaction research at our centers helped us pinpoint performance bottlenecks and to improve our services and workload.
Dr. Souad Amin
(Ministry of Health, Emirates Health Service, UAE)
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