Adigrat University has signed MOU with University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Adigrat University, College of Medicine and Health sciences had fruit full collaboration discussions with delegates from a University of Saskatchewan, Canada, which is one of Canada’s top research universities and a member of the prestigious U15 group. The discussion focused mainly on pre-determined points of mutual interest such as:
- Exchanges and internships for students, faculty, and staff;
- Introduction of new curricula;
- Joint research projects;
- Exchange of publications and training materials; and
- Development of joint academic programming.
The delegates from both sides had in-depth discussion on the points and they able to have good understanding of the problems and opportunities. They also discussed what would be the outcome of their cooperation. Then after, there was a field visit to the Adigrat University ICT & VDI, Adigrat Hospital & pre – Axum archeological site found at ‘Menebeyti’, 20km north of Adigrat along the road to Zalanbesa- border town.
Finally, MOU has been signed between Adigrat University & University of Saskatchewan stating mutual interest of both universities; on behalf of Adigrat University Dr. Zaid Negash, the president and on behalf of UoS Dr. Diane Martz, Director, International Research and Partnerships have signed the MOU. The delegates from the University of Saskatchewan were:
- Pammla Petrucka – Professor, College of Nursing
- Wanda Martin- Assist. Professor, College of Nursing
- Beth Horsburgh- Professor, College of Nursing
- Steven Jones- Dean, Public Health
- Alex Crizzle- Assist. Professor, Public Health
- Gord Zello- Professor, Pharmacy and Nutrition
- Cara Spence, PhD (c)- Specialist, International Research and Partnerships Office