Samia al-Amoudi

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Samia al-Amoudi in 2007

Samia al-Amoudi (Arabic: سامية العمودي‎) is a Saudi Arabian doctor. In 2007 she received the International Women of Courage Award.[1]

Life[change | change source]

In 2006 al-Amoudi learned she had breast cancer. She fought the cancer and broke the silence about this women's health problem.[2]

Work[change | change source]

Al-Amoudi is an Associate Professor at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah and a consultant obstetrician gynecologist. She is also the head of the Women's Health Empowerment Scientific chair for women's health rights. [2]

In 2013 King Abdullah named al-Amouid to the board of directors of the Union for International Cancer Control in Geneva, Switzerland.

Awards[change | change source]

Books[change | change source]

Al-Amoudi wrote several books.[4][5]

  • My Daughter-My Best Friend 1st Edition (Arabic) 2011
  • Islamic Guidelines for Sensitive Issues in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2003
  • I.V.F. and Islamic Guidelines, 2003
  • Breast Cancer Patients’ Health Rights, 1st Edition (Arabic/English) 2011
  • Saudi Women’s Health Rights 1st Edition, (English), 2011
  • Breast Cancer in Sign Language for Deaf and Mute (English), 2011 1st Edition
  • Breast Cancer Researches in KSA Vol. 2, 2011

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Honorees".
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Meet Samia Al-Amoudi, #GetFit Saudi Arabia Ambassador". 11 September 2012.
  3. "King backs nomination of Al-Amoudi to UICC board". 23 January 2013.
  4. Karen. "Samia Mohammed Abdulrahman Al-Amoudi - WISE Muslim Women".
  5. http://alamoudi-breastcenter.kau.edu.sa/Pages-library-Ar.aspx