Dr. Bashir Taha Salih was born in Omdurman. Sudan. qualified with a medical degree in Internal Medicine from Germany. After working as a Consultant Physician in Sudan. Dr. Salih joined Al Jazeera and Central Hospital as a General Physician. In March 1994. he was appointed Consultant and Chair of Obstetric Medicine in Corniche Hospital. where he established the first unit of Obstetric Medicine in the Middle East. He looks after patients with medical problems pre-dating. during or after pregnancy. holds several combined clinics with obstetricians and specialized physicians. He gained large experience in the management of medical complications in pregnancy in particular diabetes in pregnancy. Dr. Salih is the Middle East Representative of the International Society of Obstetric Medicine (ISOM) since November 2003 and member of other national and international societies. In March 2010. RCOG. UK recognized Obstetric Medicine Unit in Corniche Hospital as the first and only unit outside UK to train obstetricians (ATSM) in maternal and obstetric medicine. In April 2012. Dr. Bashir was awarded the fellowship of the RCOG. UK for the high level of dedication and achievement in clinical care and his support to develop womens healthcare services. Dr. Salih is currently the Chair of SUDA (Sudan Diabetes Association) UAE Executive Committee.