Dr. Foad is currently the Director of the Southern Negev Administration at Clalit Health Services. He received his medical degree at the Technion in Haifa. Dr. Foad is a pediatrician and undertook a fellowship in child development at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, through the Goshen program.
He is a Member of the Board of the Switch Center for the Promotion of Training and Employment among Women and Mothers in the Bedouin Population in the Negev. He is also the chair of the Al-Bakhur Association, which aims to raise access to and awareness of the importance of reading among children and mothers in Bedouin society in the south, by opening libraries at maternal and child health centers.
Dr. Foad believes that every person deserves an opportunity to maximize their potential, and that only if we work to strengthen the weaker elements in society can we be a better society, and cultivate a generation that accepts the ‘other’ and lives with themselves and others in peace and wellbeing.