Ain Shams University signed an international partnership agreement in the health field between its hospitals and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in Britain, which is part of the United Kingdom's National Health Services Organization (NHS). This global partnership came with funding from the Commercial International Bank Foundation, where this cooperation seeks to implement a program A five-year ambition by which the two hospitals will work together to share experiences and promote development in vital healthcare functions, including intensive care, hematology and oncology. As well as developing a comprehensive clinical educational training program in these areas.
Prof. Dr. Mahmoud El-Metini said that a key part of the partnership will be a visiting consultant program from GOSH consultants and other professionals in these disciplines and a wide range of other clinical specialties who visit Ain Shams University, allowing the sharing of experiences and best practices. The partnership will also provide an opportunity for medical observers from Ain Shams to visit GOSH in London.
The Chargé d'Affairs at the British Embassy in Egypt, Mr. Nirav Patel, said: “We are very proud of our support to establish this partnership in the field of healthcare. Great Ormond Street Hospital and Ain Shams are distinguished institutions. This further deepens the excellent cooperation between our two countries, and affirms the UK's commitment to the partnership. And support the Egyptian government's healthcare agenda. "
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prof. Ashraf Omar, Dean of the College of Medicine, and Prof. Ayman Saleh, Executive Director of University Hospitals, and Prof. Shahira Samir, Director of International Relations and Academic Cooperation, Vice Dean of the College of Medicine, and Prof. Mustafa Hodhod, Director of the University Children's Hospital, and Prof. Mona Al-Ganzouri, Professor of Pediatrics, and Prof. Tamer Emara, Director of the International Relations Office, College of Medicine, and Dr. Sherine Fawaz, Lecturer, Department of Natural Medicine.
The signing ceremony for the collaboration via video conferencing technology from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in Britain was witnessed by Mrs. Helen Jameson, Director of Financial Affairs, and Mr. Christopher Rockenbach, Commercial Director.
The agreement was signed by a representative of the Commercial International Bank, Mrs. Nadia Hosni, Secretary General of the Commercial International Bank Corporation, in the presence of Eng. Sherif Al-Saeed, Director of the Commercial International Bank Corporation, and Prof. Dina Ahmed, Program Planner and Prof. Logain Hussein, the Foundation's program planner.