WISH signs MoU with Oman’s Sultan Qaboos University
In the presence of Dr Mona Fahad al-Said of Oman, assistant vice-chancellor for international co-operation, Sultan Qaboos University, the MoU was signed by Sultana Afdhal, CEO of WISH, and Dr Amer bin Ali al-Rawas, vice-president for Academic Affairs and Community Service at Sultan Qaboos University. Dr al-Said applauded the efforts of WISH and highlighted the importance of this agreement, saying: “It sends a message that both institutions are determined to join hands for the betterment of health, not only in the region but worldwide.” She also stated that: “Both institutions will work on many other fronts to harness the collaboration on several areas in academia, research, and health.”. In signing the MoU, WISH and Sultan Qaboos University agreed to operate staff exchange initiatives as well as sharing scientific and technical information, and to co-organise seminars, conferences, workshops, and training programmes in Qatar and Oman. Both organisations will also promote joint research activities in the fields of biomedical sciences, mental health, diabetes, cancer, patient safety, Islamic ethics, maternal and neonatal health, and environmental health.