In the presence of Prof. Dr. Abdel Nasser Sengab, Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research and Prof. Dr. Ayman Saleh Director General of University Hospitals and Prof. Dr. Samia Abdo, Deputy Director of University Hospitals and a number of representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and ambassadors of a number of African countries.
The training course was held for the second year in a row in cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an independent governmental organization dedicated to helping economic and social development in developing countries and the Egyptian Agency for Partnership and Development (EAPD).
In his opening speech, Dr. Abdel Wahab Ezzat said that Ain Shams University is keen to transfer its expertise in various fields, especially the field of hospitals to various countries, especially developing African countries, in light of its societal role and application of the philosophy of a university without walls.
Dr. Mahmoud El-Matini said that 17 doctors from 12 African countries are scheduled to train 170 hours of training, including theoretical training and practical training, with the participation of 15 departments of the College of Medicine for training on how to cope with 20 neglected tropical diseases.
Training will be held from July 1 to July 25 to train doctors from Somalia, Uganda, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Congo, Liberia and Tanzania.