MD’s Profile

Dr Jalal Saleh, is the Medical Director/CEO of PM Weekend Clinic. He’s a specialist in Internal Medicine and Public Health and based in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria.
He received his training at the University of Maiduguri Nigeria, Imperial College London and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and holds fellowships and memberships of several professional bodies which include the following:
• Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH) UK,
• Royal Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FRSTMH) UK,
• Institute for Human and Natural Resources (FIHNR) Nig,
• Institute for Management Consultants (MIMC) Nig,
• Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) Nig.
He is also an individual partner with Collaborative on health and the environment (CHE) of the United Kingdom.
The author has published several articles and some few are out for review:
1. Concurrent therapy in asthma (Nigerian Journal of Medicine, vol. 15, no. 4, pp359-363)
2. Acute pulmonary embolism (Nigerian Journal of Medicine, vol. 16, no. 1, pp11-17)
3. Pharmacotherapy for chronic heart failure (Nigerian Journal of Medicine, vol. 16, no. 2, pp102-106)
4. The role of Bosentan in pulmonary arterial hypertension (Nigerian Medical Practitioner, vol. 51n no. 4, pp64-70)
5. Role of Iloprost and Bosentan in pulmonary arterial hypertension (Nigerian Journal of Medicine, vol. 17, no. 1, pp13-19)
6. Combination therapy in asthma (Nigerian Journal of Medicine, vol. 17, no. 3, pp238-243)
7. Combination therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus (Nigerian Hospital Practice, vol. 3, no. 3-4, pp25-29)
8. Prevention of diabetic nephropathy (Nigerian Medical Practitioner, vol. 53, no. 3, pp28-33)
9. Malaria vaccine: the pros and cons (Nigeria Journal of Medicine, vol. 19, no. 1, pp8-13).
Other papers out for review:
1. Globalisation and the spread of MDR-TB
2. HIV/AIDS: when do we treat
3. PCBs and farmed salmon: is there need for risk assessment?
4. Role of HPV vaccine in the prevention of cancer of the cervix
5. TB in HIV patients: strengthening control measures.

Professional & Working Experience:
The MD of PM Weekend Clinic spent his first 11 years of practice as a specialist clinician (GP). In the 5th year of his clinical practice in civil service, he rose to occupy the position of Chief Physician to a Military Administrator and subsequently Executive Governor of Adamawa State. In the 12th year of his medical career, he decided to register a significant milestone during which he switched over to Public Health.

In addition to being in the civil service of Adamawa state government, he also operates a private firm (Ajadeen Investment Nigeria Ltd) serving the community and business class as Public health consultants amongst other things. The firm also trains local health care personnel on programs and ensure they can communicate effectively and proficiently with personnel from all sectors and underscores the importance of maintaining good public relations and stake holder participation in all programs. The firm instill the idea of groups working as a team and offers professional advice on health economics, planning and financing.

His experience in the field of Public health includes: planning, implementation and evaluation of health programs and developing criteria for these programs; meeting with public and private organizations in reference to programs; organizing, training, preparing educational and newsletter materials. Dr Jalal Saleh is exceptionally good at formulating policies, preparing rules and procedures of health care programs, handling of reports and records for consultation plans, reviewing, analysing and developing health programs and services in the field of environmental health, maternal and child health, health education and primary health care, infectious diseases (HIV/AIDs, malaria, TB, hospital infection control, communicable diseases etc). In addition to creating good working relationships between the state, local and public health departments, Dr Jalal Saleh also possess adequate knowledge of the local public health delivery services.


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