A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between University of Gezira, represented in the Safe Motherhood and Childhood Centre, and Eid Qatar Charity Foundation, through Ryada Organization for Development, to implement a health programme for training and medical development at an estimated cost of $ 70,000, as a first phase.
The signing ceremony took place in El-shuhada Hall at the University – El-Nishishiba – witnessed by the Vice Chancellor of University, Prof. Mohammed El-Sanousi Mohammed, beside the Director of the Centre of Motherhood and Childhood, Dr. Yasir Mohamed El Hassan, Director of the Executive Manager of the Organization in Sudan, Uz. Mujahid Mansour, and the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Mohammed El-Amin.
The Vice Chancellor of University, Prof. Mohammed El-Sanousi Mohammed, praised with the great interest of the Foundation and the establishment of great works and extending the arms of cooperation and solidarity in joint actions to achieve the goals for a safe childhood.
Uz. Mujahid reviewed the organization history of the Foundation and its contributions in the fields of health and education, pointing out that the reduction of the maternal mortality rate of the strategic objectives of the Organization, he appreciated the efforts of the University and its programmes which aimed at society, and blessed the serious step in upgrading the motherhood initiative to a specialized centre.
It is worth mentioning that this agreement is concerned with the training of midwives and the provision of training aids and basic skills in order to reduce the mortality rate among mothers and newborns and include all localities of the state.