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HRH Princess Dina Mired

Special Envoy for Noncommunicable Diseases

HRH Princess Dina Mired is a mother of a cancer survivor and is a well-known and respected global advocate for women’s health, cancer control and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). In 2018, at the UN high level meeting, she was named “Eminent Champion of the fight against Non-communicable diseases.”

HRH Princess Dina served from 2018-2020 as President of the Union International for Cancer Control (UICC), the largest cancer fighting organization. Testament to her outstanding leadership, she was the first Arab to have been elected in in such a prestigious global post.

As Director General of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) in Jordan 2002 – 2016, Princess Dina established and led (KHCF) in Jordan for fifteen years transforming the non-profit into the most successful advocacy and fundraising organization for cancer control efforts in Jordan and an internationally known brand.

She is a leading national and global figure in advocacy work on behalf of cancer patients and their families. She served as the Honorary Chairperson of the Jordan Breast Cancer Program (JBCP) 2006-2016. To date, JBCP remains the most successful national early detection and screening program saving the lives of thousands of women.

Princess Dina is a fierce advocate in the fight against tobacco, both in Jordan and globally. In 2020, she was chosen to be a Member (observer) of Jordan National Tobacco Control Committee, and Head of Technical Committee reporting to Prime Ministry. She is also a Global Ambassador for Tobacco Free Portfolios.

Princess Dina serves in many high-profile international positions such as Member of WHO Expert Group for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer, Member the United Nations University (UNU) High level Advisory committee for Gender and Health Hub, an Honorary Ambassador of Harvard Global Health Win – Win Initiative. She is recipient of many awards including the prestigious “International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Medal of Honour, “Personality of the year 2016 in the fight against breast cancer”, Female of the year 2017- Golden Award for Excellence” by the Arab Women Council. Arab Woman Award 2018 for “Achievements in Global Leadership in Cancer Control”.