The Deanship of Student Affairs at the University of Medical Science and Technology organized the International Day of People with disability to deepen the integration of the local community with the outside society. The session was held on Thursday 6/12/2018 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
The University hosted a number of guests to participate in the celebration from the evil house and from the professional rehabilitation center of our family association (Omdurman) with their singing teams and their exhibitions, as well as the members of the Sudan Center for Down Syndrome in the eastern Nile district.
The Deanship of Student Affairs with the Sudanese National Organization for Patients organized three open days in collaboration with the National Blood Donation Program and Khartoum Center of Oncology.
The ordained days included:
The 1st day focused on informing the audience of the importance of blood donation. The educating program was accompanied by an exhibition highlighting cancer issues.
The 2nd day included a lecture on blood diseases and various means of protection and prevention, and that was in addition to continuation of blood donation program.
The 3rd day focused on methods of early detection and voluntary breast cancer at the Psychological Counseling Unit at the University which was conducted by specialists from the Sudanese Center for Oncology.
The Website and Information Unit at the university participated in a workshop organized the Association of Sudanese Universities to evaluate upgrade the websites at the Sudanese universities. The workshop was held in the Meetings Hall in the Secretariat of Scientific Affairs at Khartoum University. A good number web masters, managers and supervisors participated in the workshop.
UMST was represented in the occasion by Eng. Abeer Mohamed, Website Supervisor and Eng. Ahmed Abobker , Web Administrator. They both attended the two sessions held on two successive Sundays; the 27th of May and the 3rd of June.
At the beginning of the meeting, Prof. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Secretary-General of ASU, welcomed the participants and thanked them for their keenness on attending and participating. He commended the workshop and highlighted its importance in impacting the classification of Sudanese universities worldwide.
The workshop came out with a number of recommendations geared towards improving the quality of the sites of the Sudanese universities. Amongst the recommendations is the need to place the sites under the direct supervision of the Presidents assisted technically with dedicated and capable administration. There were calls for organizing courses on site security under the supervision of the Association of Sudanese Universities, organizing regular training courses for websites supervisors overseen by ASU in cooperation with the universities. It has also been recommended that the site should contain more than one language with emphasis on Arabic and English, and that efforts should be made to ensure the availability of electronic services to all interested individuals.
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