Dr. Hibba Bedri

Neurodevelopment Paediatrician

Dr. Hibba Bedri

Neurodevelopment Paediatrician


Dr. Hibba is Consultant Neurodevelopment Paediatrician at Al Jalila Children’s. She graduated from University of Khartoum in Sudan in 2001. She worked as a Paediatric Registrar in training at the Sudanese Medical Specialisation Board between 2005-2010 after which she moved to the United Kingdom where she further augmented her paediatric training experience and chose Paediatric Neurodevelopment (Community Paediatrics)as a subspecialty. She completed her higher Neurodevelopment Paediatric training in Manchester and the North West of England .She then worked as a Consultant Community Paediatrician (Neurodevelopment) and the named doctor for looked after children at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust- Trafford from 2018. Dr. Bedri is a fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK and a member of the British Academy of Childhood Disability(BACD) and the British Association for Community Child Health (BACCH). She is a strong advocate for children and people of determination and has a real passion for providing a genuine and thoughtful support to children with developmental disorders and their families. She has a special interest in teaching and medical education and has been an educational supervisor and an academic mentor for junior doctors and medical students. Dr. Bedri has participated in the organisation of a lot of national and international conferences and spoke in many events as the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group (DSMIG)meeting.She published in medical journals and has a great interst in research and audits and has written numerous clinical guidelines.

Professional Background

Medical School

1995 - 2001
University of Khartoum, Sudan


2001 - 2010
Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan
2013 - 2018
CCT- Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health with subspecialty training in Community Child Health, Northwest England


2011 - 2019
Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
2019 - To Date
Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK

Work Experience

2018 - 2019
Consultant Paediatrician, East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, Preston
2019 - 2022
Consultant Community Paediatrician, Trafford- Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
2022 - To Date
Consultant Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics, Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Research & Publications

  1. Urogenital complications among girls with genital mutilation, A hospital- based study in Khartoum. African Journal of Rep: 118-124


  2. Prevalence and determinants of the practice of genital mutilation of girls in Khartoum, Sudan. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics: International Child Health, Volume 26, Number 4, December 2006, pp. 303-310(8


Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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