Dr. Wadhah Hassan Edrees

I am a microbiologist currently working as a lecturer in the Medical Microbiology Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Hajjah University, Yemen. I am interested in research areas related to the prevalence of infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites in different areas in Yemen.

Personal Information

Nationality: - Yemeni.

Telephone: - 778555695.

Date and place of Birth: -1984, Hajjah.

Present Address: - Saween St. Sana'a.

Sex:- Male.

Email:- [email protected]

Doctorate degree with an excellent rate (99%) in Microbiology/Biotechnology 2019 in the Microbiology Dept., Sana'a University

Master degree with an excellent rate (90.44%) in microbiology, 2014, Microbiology Dept., Sana'a University.

High diploma premaster, microbiology with a very good rate (84.08%) (2012), Microbiology Dept., Sana'a University

Bachelor Degree in Microbiology (2007) with a very good rate, Microbiology Branch, Sana'a University

Local TOEFL degree (457 degree) Canadian Center for Training and Capacity Development (2010)

High diploma in English language with a very good rate, Canadian Center for Training and Capacity Development (2010)

International Computer Deriving License (ICDL) with an excellent rating, Sana'a University (2009)

Business Management Diploma at the International Knowledge Horizons Center for Training and Consultancy, 2020

Academic Experiences

A lecturer in:

  1. Medical Microbiology, Hajja University Faculty of Applied Sciences.
  2. Yemen and Gulf University for Science and Technology Faculty of Sciences for Health and Medical.
  3. Al-Razi University Faculty of Health Sciences.
  4. Al-Watani University, in Faculty of Sciences for Health and Medical.
  5. Arwa University, in Faculty of Sciences for Health and Medical.
  6. Civilization  University, in Faculty of Dental, Lab., and Pharmacy.
  7. Pharmacy and medical laboratory Dep., Al-Watany High Institute for Medical.
  8. Medical laboratory, Faculty of Al-Jazzera for Health and Medical.
  9. Pharmacy depat., Al-Wahda High Institute for Medical Sciences.
  10. International Faculty for Medical and Technical Science Nursing, Physician Assistance.

Practical Experiences:-

Manager of the Planning and Human Resources Evaluation Department, General Authority for Awqaf, from 2021 until now

Requirement training analysis and training program design at the General Authority for Awqaf from 2021

Manger of the International Knowledge Horizons Center for Training and Consultation since 2018–2022.

The president of the training group for the microbiologists on pharmaceutical industries in Yemen since March 29, 2017.

Quality Control Manager in the I.V. Unit in the Yemen Company for the Pharmaceutical Industry and Trade (YEDCO)

Microbiology president in the I.V. unit of the Yemen Company for the Pharmaceutical Industry and Trade (YEDCO) since 2009–2020


Theoretical course teaching

General Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Nursing Microbiology , Oral Microbiology, Food and water Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Bacterial Physiology, Medical Bacteria, Medical lab. Technology and Biosafety, Medical Entomology, Medical Virology, Medical mycology, Diagnostic Mycology, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, Epidemiology course, Medical Biology, Basic immunology

Researches and Studies

Microbial and Physicochemical Qualities of Some Non-Sterile Pharmaceutical Syrups Sale in Sana'a City-Yemen. 2014.

Microbial and physicochemical assays of paracetamol in different brands of analgesic syrups sold in Sana'a City-Yemen. 2015.JPPR. 3 (1), 6-12.

Evaluation of microbial and physico-chemical qualities of some cough syrups marketed in Sana'a City− Yemen. (JPPR). 2015; 3 (4), 92-99.

Antimicrobial Activities for Hadhrami Honey on Growth of some Pathogenic Bacteria. UJPR. 2017; 2(6):7-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v2i6.R2

Biodegradation of Paracetamol by Native Fungal Species Inhabiting Wastewater of A Pharmaceutical Factory in Sana'a, Yemen. UJPR, 2017http://dx.doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v2i6.R7

Occurrence of paracetamol in aquatic environments and transformation by microorganisms: A review.Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science, 2017.1(6):341-355.

Paracetamol in Environment and Its Degradation by Different Processes (Book). LAMBERT Academic publishing, 2017.

A review on comparative study between the physicochemical and biological processes for paracetamol degradation. 2017. UJPR. 2 (2): 18-27.

Isolation and Identification of a New Bacterial Strains Degrading Paracetamol Isolated from Yemeni Environment. Clinical Biotechnology and Microbiology, 2018, 1(6):257-270.

Biodegradation of Paracetamol by Native Bacterial Strains Isolated from Yemeni Pharmaceutical Wastewater Plant in Sana’a. Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science. 2018.2(2):512-522.

Study the Effects of chemical pesticides on soil bacterial community on Khat agriculture in Dhala Governorate, Yemen. Clinical Biotechnology and Microbiology, 2019, 3(2):599-604.

The inhibitory effect of Euphorbia hirta extracts against some wound bacteria Isolated from Yemeni Patients. Chronicles of Pharmaceutical Science. 2019.3(2):780-786.

Study of Effect Spices on Salmonella Contaminated food as Natural  Antimicrobial Agents In Yemen’s Food. International Journal of Nutritional Science and Food Technology.2020: 6(2): 16-21.

Effect of most common antibiotics against bacteria isolated from ‎surgical wounds in Aden governorate hospitals, Yemen‎. UJPR, 2020; 5(1): 21-24.

Frequency of intestinal parasitic infections among schoolchildren in Ibb city, Yemen.‎ UJPRs. 2020; 5(2):42-46. https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v5i2.388

Giardia lamblia among Children in Amran Governorate, Yemen: Prevalence and Risk Factors UJPRs. 2020;5(3):28-32. https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v5i3.413

Prevalence of Entamobia histolytica among Children attending Healthcare Centers at Amran Governorate, Yemen.PSM Biological Research, 2020.

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus and Associated Risk Factors among Hemodialysis Patients in Ibb City-Yemen. PSM Microbi., 2020.

Bacterial contamination of mobile phones of medical laboratory workers at Sana’a city, Yemen and their antimicrobial susceptibility. JPPRes 2020; 8 (6): 591-599. Google Scholar

Seroprevalence of dengue fever virus among suspected patients in Taiz Governorate-Yemen. UJPR 2020; 5(5):21-26. https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v5i5.482

Prevalence and Antibacterial Susceptibility of Bacterial Uropathogens Isolated from Pregnant Women in Sana’a, Yemen. PSM Biol. Res., 2020;5(4):157-165

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections among Primary Schoolchildren in Kohlan District at Hajjah Governorate, Yemen. Al-Razi University Journal of Medical Sciences (RUJMS).2020.

Assessment of some clinical and laboratory profiles among dengue fever patients in Hajjah Government, Yemen. UJPR. 2021. :38-41.  https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v6i2.571

Prevalence of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Antibacterial Susceptibility among Patients with Skin and Soft Tissue Infection at Ibb City, Yemen. PSM Microbiology. 2021.

Prevalence and antifungal susceptibility of Candida  species causing vaginitis among pregnant women in Hajjah Governorate, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci, 2021; 5;(1): 1-8.

Antibacterial susceptibility of isolated bacteria from wound infection patients presenting at some government hospitals at Sana’a city, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci., 2021; 5(1): 1-13.

Antibacterial susceptibility and Sider honey activity against isolated bacteria from wound patients attending at Al-Gmohori hospital in Hajja City, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci 2021; 5 (2):1-8. https://doi.org/10.51610/rujms5.2.2021.108

Prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of Streptococcus pyogenes isolated from schoolchildren in Sana’a City, Yemen. PSM Vet. Res., 2021; 6(2):  22-30.

Detection of intestinal parasites of some fresh vegetables and their consumers in Sana'a City, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2021; 5 (2):19-25. https://doi.org/10.51610/rujms5.2.2021.112

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections among Asymptomatic Primary Schoolchildren at Al-Sabeen District in Sana’a City, Yemen. PSM Biol. Res., 2022;7(1): 34-45.

Seroprevalence and risk factors for Helicobacter pylori infection among school students in Sana'a City, Yemen. Universal J Pharm Res 2022; 7(2):67-73. https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v7i2.747 

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen among Orphans Children Living in Orphanage in Sana'a City, Yemen.  PSM Microbiol., 2022; 7(1): 19-26

Job satisfaction at clinical laboratories in Sana'a hospitals, Yemen, using the application of Herzberg's two-factor theory of motivation. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2022; 6 (1): 17-29.

Seroprevalence of the viral markers of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV among medical waste handlers in some hospitals in Sana'a city-Yemen. Universal J Pharm Res. 2022; 7(3):12-19. https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v7i3.774

Occurrence and risk factors of Cryptosporidium parvum among immunocompromised patients in Ibb city-Yemen. Journal of Medical & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2022; 6 (3):66-78. https://doi.org/10.26389/AJSRP.S011121

Factors associated with prevalence of intestinal parasitic infection among schoolchildren in Amran city, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2022; 6(2):1-10.

Haemosiderosis, liver and renal diseases among Thalassemia patients in Sana'a city – Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2022; 6(2):1-10.

Hepatitis A Virus and Helicobacter pylori among schoolchildren at Sana’a-Yemen: Seroprevalence and risk factors. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2023; 7(1):34-45. https://doi.org/10.51610/rujms6.2.2022.135

Socio-demographic profile of patients admitted in Thalassemia center, Sana’a, Yemen. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2023; 7(1):8-14.

Prevalence of intestinal parasites, malnutrition, anemia and their risk factors among orphaned children in Sana'a City, Yemen.  Universal J Pharm Res. 2023; 8(2):32-39.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v8i2.923

Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori and hepatitis A virus among orphanage children in Sana’a, Yemen. Universal J Pharm Res. 2023; 8(2):53-60.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.22270/ujpr.v8i2.927

Cryptosporidium parvum among Cancer and Hemodialysis Patients in Ibb City, Yemen: Prevalence and Risk Factors. Al-Razi Univ J Med Sci. 2023; 7(1):15-22. https://doi.org/10.51610/rujms7.1.2023.144

The Rate of Asymptomatic Throat Carriage of Streptococcus pyogenes and its Associated Risk Factors among Medical Students of Queen Arwa University in Sana’a City, Yemen. Electron. J. Univ. Aden Basic Appl. Sci. 2023; 4(3): 216-225. https://doi.org/10.47372/ejua-ba.2023.3.271


In 2023 (Under publishing/ Preprint)

Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and its Antibacterial Susceptibility Profiles among Food Handlers in Sana’a Restaurants, Yemen, Israa University  Journal of Applied  Sciences, 2024,

Antifungal Susceptibility Pattern of Candida species Isolated from Pregnant Women in ‎Hajjah Governorate, Yemen, 18 September 2023, PREPRINT (Version 2) available at Research Square https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3318102/v2

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections among Children Attending Some Schools in Amran Governorate, Yemen, 15 September 2023, PREPRINT (Version 1) available at Research Square https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-3355603/v1

Editor and Reviewer in: 

  • Dove Medical Press (Patient Preference and Adherence/ International Journal of General Medicine/ Infection and Drug Resistance).
  • Universal Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
  • PSM Biological Research.
  • PSM Microbiology.
  • Al-Razi University Journal of Medical Sciences.
  • PSM Veterinary Research.







Google Scholar:https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=Yx3mevLDJy4C

Web of Science


Sci Profile







Training Courses in:-                

  • Training of trainers (TOT) in advance, Elafe for training and consulting. From July 28 to August 4, 2018.
  • Administration skills (communication skills, time and meeting management, preparing and writing reports), Elafe for training, and consulting From July 14 to July 19, 2018.
  • Strategy administration and strategy planning; Elafe for training and consulting. From July 21 to July 26, 2018.
  • Training of trainers (TOT) in advance, Elafe for training and consulting. From July 23 to July 30, 2017.
  • Preparing and writing the reports, Elafe for training and consulting. On 22/07/2017.
  • Prepare on humanity projects, Elafe for training and consulting on 01/08/2017.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation, Elafe for training and consulting. From 02/08 to 05/08/2017
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) International Center for Development and Training,from March 14 to March 25.
  • Yemen Company for the Pharmaceutical Industry and Trade (YEDCO) in the Microbiological Laboratory Department from 07/07/2006 to 09/08/2006.
  • Yemen Standardization, Metrology, and Quality Control Organization-Section Laboratories from August 27 to September 13, 2006
  • AL-Gumhouri Teaching Hospital Education in the laboratories department from October 27 to December 31, 2006.
  • The twenty-one centers for development and innovation.


 Participating on:-

  • Workshop in Strategic Planning (2022-2026) for Awqaf Authority from 06–09/11/2022
  • A total quality management seminar according to international standards of quality From 06/06/2012 to 06/06/2013 at 48 Model Hospital
  • Second scientific meeting for pharmacies charitable medical association with title pharmacy management (essentials and principles) on April 8, 2010
  • Workshop on the Culture of Responsibility for Biological Safety at Sana'a University on May 17, 2014.
  • Workshop on Research Misconduct in Yemen: Government and Private Institutions, Between Fact and Reality, at Sana'a University on December 27, 2014
  • Seminar on: Introduction of Education on Biosafety, Biosecurity, and Bioethics Curriculum (Biorisk Management) at Yemeni University Faculty of Science Sana'a University, Yemen, on February 25, 2015.
  • Workshop on the Scientific Writing and Publishing Society for Microbiology at Sana'a University on March 28, 2016.
  • Workshop at the international company for pharmaceutical production on February 18, 2017.
  • Workshop on Good Laboratory Practice in Microbiology at the Shaphaco Company for Pharmaceutical Production on March 29, 2017
  • Workshop: (Clean room in pharmaceutical and hospital areas) at the Shaphaco Company for pharmaceutical production on April 12, 2017.
  • Workshop (Orientation to Bio-Risk Management) at the Shaphaco Company for Pharmaceutical Production on April 19, 2017.
  • Workshop: (Water treatment unit station infection) at the Shaphaco Company for pharmaceutical production on April 27, 2017.
  • Society for Microbiology workshop on collection-specimen management and clinical relevance at Sana'a University on May 7, 2017


Web Lecture and Conference on:

Webinar on Point-of-Care Molecular Diagnostics: Challenges and Opportunities by 360Dx. On September 21, 2023

Webinar on: Translating the Alphabet Soup of Clinical Laboratories by ASM Events on September 21, 2023

Webinar on:From Publication to Visibility: The Role of Post-Publication in Research Success by Editage On September 13, 2023,

Webinar on: MicroBio-LEAP Training-of-Leaders Scholars Program Webinar. On September 20, 2023

Webinar on Teaching in the Classroom: What All New Educators Should Know by Elsevier On September 25, 2023

Webinar on exploring the impact of peer review innovations on the future. On September 26, 2023

Webinar on ASM's Briefing on the Antimicrobial Resistance Policy Paper by ASM on July 20, 2023

Webinar on: The Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis: Transitioning from the Blame Game to Synergistic Solutions by ASM On July 18, 2023

Webinar on Beyond Publishing: The Power of Comprehensive Research Support by Editage On September 27, 2023

Webinar on How to Write a Grant Proposal (Biology) by Editage on September 27, 2023

Webinar on: Stool Antigen Test: A valuable tool for the diagnosis and confirmation of H. pylori eradication by Labroots. On September 28, 2023

Webinar on: How to Submit a Successful Proposal by the ADLM Association for Diagnostics and Laboratory Medicine. On October 5, 2023

Webinar on: What's New in Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) Testing? by ASM. On Oct. 10, 2023:

Webinar on: Harmonizing Disease Phenotypes to Support Genetic Analysis: UK Biobank Clinical Code Curation Challenges and Solutions by GenomeWeb. On October 11, 2023

Webinar on: Immigration Session for Trainees by ASM on Oct. 12, 2023

Webinar on: Application of the Microbiology Concept Inventory to Improve Programmatic Curriculum by ASM on October 13, 2023

Webinar on: Mapping the Curriculum to Competency-Based Education and the AACN Essentials. On Oct. 16, 2023

Webinar on: WHO Global Webinar Series to Support Implementation of National Action Plans on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) by WHO On Oct. 19, 2023

Webinar on: Global Research and Innovations Forum: Building the world’s resilience against future outbreaks and pandemics by WHO Oct. 23–24, 2023

Lecture on Steps in Writing a Thesis, Yemeni Students' Union—India on September 13, 2020

Lecture on: How to Publish a Research Article Yemeni Students' Union, India, on September 15, 2020

Lecture on: Research Methodology. Yemeni Students' Union—India, on September 16, 2020,

Lecture on: How to Write a Research Article Yemeni Students' Union—India on September 17, 2020

Workshop on Molecular Cloning: Strategy and Application, University of Kufa, 02/06/2020.

Workshop on Fish Techniques, Types, and Application, University of Kufa, 09/06/2020.

Workshop on: How to Publish a Scientific Paper Yemeni Student Union, Malaysia, on 11-12/2020

Workshop on Experimental Animals and the Human Immune System (Practical Methods), University of Kufa, 17/06/2020

Workshop on Smart Oral and Poster Presentation, Yemeni Student Union, Malaysia, 20–21 June 2020

Workshop on: The Effective Techniques for Succeeding in the Viva Voce Yemeni Student Union, Malaysia, June 23, 2020

Workshop on Research Methodology and Proposal Research, Yemeni Student Union, Malaysia, on June 26, 2020

Workshop on Communication Skills in Medical Practice, University of Kufa, 27–29 June 2020

Workshop on Network Analysis and Epidemic Surveillance: A New Approach to Contact Tracing, UTHM, Johor, Malaysia 30/11/2020.

Workshop on COVID-19 Vaccine Updates, UTHM, Johor, Malaysia. 11/12/2020

Workshop on Harnessing Big Data in Enhancing Public Health Research, UTHM, Johor, Malaysia, May 12, 2020

Conference on: Together We Defeat COVID-19,” Yemeni Students Academic Forum (YSAF), SRTM University, Nanded, India, on June 15–16, 2020.


Member on: -          

  1. Establishment member of Yemeni Biosafety Association, 2013.
  2. Establishment as a member of the Aqua Yemen Organization for Protecting Water (2013)
  3. Establishment member of the Yemeni Society for Microbiology (YSM) in 2014.
  4. The general security for the Al-Seeda's Social and Charitable Assem since March 29, 2017


Personal social and skills: -          

  • Patience and perseverance
  • Ease of cooperation with persons
  • Ability to work alone or in a multi-team environment.
  • Ability to work under any push to improve the components of work
  • Ability to develop scientific knowledge through continuous reading and searching
  • Well organized and able to take the responsibility.
  • A good communicator with knowledge of the English language.
  • Ability to do some research and studies.


Languages skills: -                     

  •  Arabic: Mother tongue.
  • English: Very Good. (Speaking , Reading, Writing and Lasting).