Academic journal article Ahfad Journal

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Academic journal article Ahfad Journal

General News

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The Executive Coordinator of the UNV Program, Ms. Flavia Pansieri has visited the Ahfad University for Women (AUW) as part of her visit to Sudan. The visit to AUW came as part of the joint project the AUW and UNV are implementing on combating female genital mutilation in Sudan. Ms. Falvia expressed in her visit the keenness of the UNV program to continue collaborating with the university in creating more volunteering opportunities for young women in Sudan.

A team from the Population Council International have visited the AUW in February, 2009. The team consisted of Ms. Safa El-Kogali, Regional Director of the Population Council West Asia & North Africa and Ms. Judith Bruce: Senior Associate, Poverty, Gender and Youth Program, Population Council--New York. Ms. Judith Bruce also presented a lecture on the Population Council Programs in Poverty, youth, education and health. The meeting also focused on the ongoing and future collaboration between the two institutions.

Dr. Elise Johanesen, the Technical officer, in the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva has visited the AUW in February, 2009. She also visited the ongoing project implemented jointly between the AUW and the WHO on changing the behavior towards FGM in West Omdurman.

The Ahfad University for Women in collaboration with Trinity Collage Dublin, the University of Malawi, the University of Namibia, (Human Science Research Council), the Secretariat of the African Decade for Persons with Disabilities, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, and SINTEF, Norway held the launching of the collaborative research project on "Universal And Equitable Health Care For Vulnerable Population In Resource Poor Setting in Africa" at the Ahfad University for Women Library. …

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