Imperial College London

DrOmniaEl Omrani

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Climate Change and Health Junior Policy Fellow



o.el-omrani CV




Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Omnia El Omrani is a medical doctor and was the first official Youth Envoy for the President of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) and the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs. She is a  with over seven years of experience in climate change and health policy, research, and education facilitating over 74 hours of capacity building and training sessions in 15 countries globally.

She was a Commissioner at the Lancet-Chatham House Commission on Post-COVID Population Health, a Youth Sounding Board member of the European Commission DG-INTPA, an associate at Women Leaders for Planetary Health, and a member of the Global Youth Coalition for Road Safety and the first cohort of the UNICEF-Az Youth Leaders Programme. Omnia has attended the last four UN Climate Change Conferences in Katowice, Madrid, and Glasgow, representing more than 1.3 million medical students worldwide in the International Federation of Medical Students' Association (IFMSA) as the Liaison Officer for Public Health Issues for two consecutive terms, and in Egypt representing youth globally. 

She is passionate about developing strategies and solutions at the intersection of planetary health, climate justice, and intergenerational equity to unlock systematic change for the health and prosperity of people and the planet. 



Omrani OE, Essar MY, Alqodmani L, et al., 2021, The contribution of Islam to planetary health, The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol:5, ISSN:2542-5196, Pages:e333-e334

Maibach E, Miller J, Armstrong F, et al., 2021, Health professionals, the Paris agreement, and the fierce urgency of now, The Journal of Climate Change and Health, Vol:1, ISSN:2667-2782, Pages:1-3

Shaw E, Walpole S, McLean M, et al., 2021, AMEE consensus statement: planetary health and education for sustainable healthcare., Medical Teacher, Vol:43, ISSN:0142-159X, Pages:272-286

McKimm J, Redvers N, El Omrani O, et al., 2020, Education for sustainable healthcare: Leadership to get from here to there, Medical Teacher, Vol:42, ISSN:0142-159X, Pages:1123-1127

Omrani OE, Dafallah A, Paniello Castillo B, et al., 2020, Envisioning planetary health in every medical curriculum: An international medical student organization’s perspective, Medical Teacher, Vol:42, ISSN:0142-159X, Pages:1107-1111

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