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.
UMST, in collaboration with Ibn Sina Hospital, is carrying a campaign to vaccinate all children at Ed Babiker Khelwa who are negative for Hepatitis B virus with the vaccines. The number of pupils at Ed Babiker Khelwa is around 1200 pupils, and their age ranges from 6 years to 23 years; they are mainly from Darfur states.
A questionnaire was designed for the pupils showing the history of previous infection and jaundice in siblings or parents.
Blood samples are collected (Sera) and examined for (HBSAG) – if the result is positive, the children will be referred to Ibn Sina Hospital for management with follow up.
Those who are seronegative will be vaccinated by HBV vaccine.