Dr. Manal Younus is currently the head of the Iraqi Pharmacovigilance Center based in MOH. Manal is a pharmacist with a Ph.D. in clinical pharmacy. She led the creation and expansion of the Iraqi pharmacovigilance system. Currently, she is an International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP) fellow and ISoP Advisory Board member, working with students to increase awareness regarding pharmacovigilance. She is an Executive Committee member of the Council of International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). Manal is the co-founder of the ISoP Patient Engagement SIG, the vice president of the ISoP Middle East chapter, and an ISoP Pharmacovigilance Professional Qualification Framework SIG member. She had authored more than 40 articles on different drug safety-related subjects. She is a WHO benchmarking assessor. Finally, a member of the International Academy of Public Health's (IAPH) Scientific Council and Antimicrobial Resistance Specialty Committee.