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Prince Khaled Al-Faisal Witnesses the Signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation Between MOH and Umm Al-Qura University
12 September 2021

The Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah, His Royal Highness Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, has witnessed the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Umm Al-Qura University in the educational, training, and research fields. The signing ceremony was attended by the President of the University, Prof. Moaddi bin Muhammad Aal Madh-hab. The memorandum was signed by the Deputy Health Minister for Human Resources, Mr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Aiban, and the Vice President of Umm Al-Qura University for Educational Affairs, Dr. Amer Al-Zaidi at the Emirate of Makkah in Jeddah.

The memorandum provides for the development of human cadres with regard to education and training, the provision of scholarships for MOH’s employees for the dispatch program, and field training opportunities in hospitals for the students of Umm Al-Qura University. This is in addition to participation in research and studies and other activities that contribute to the development of cooperation and the exchange of experiences.

The memorandum highlights the University’s role in the academic, research, consultancy, and training field thanks to its capabilities manifested in scientific research centers, colleges, and specialized institutes. Also, the signing of the memorandum comes in light of MOH’s vision to develop human resources and in fulfillment of its mission of providing health services to citizens and residents as well as its role in providing qualification and education programs for human cadres.

Also, Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has witnessed the signing of four contracts of the agreement to enable pharmacy and nursing technicians to obtain a bachelor’s degree and to offer a master's degree in clinical pharmacy, a master's degree in midwifery, and a master's in community health nursing.
The signatories of the contracts were the Director of Academic Affairs and Training, Ahmad Al-Fuhaid for MOH, and the Dean of the Applied College, Dr. Salih Al-Furaih for the University.

Last Update : 13 September 2021 01:48 PM
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