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Collaborative agreement between Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) and the Iraqi Independent Development Council

 | Post date: 2021/5/26 | 
Collaborative agreement between Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) and the Iraqi Independent Development Council

IUMS and the Council of Independent Development of Iraq (Baghdad) signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) on May 19, 2021.

The agreement was signed by IUMS President, Dr. Jalil Koohpayehzadeh and the Head of the Iraqi Independent Development Council, Mr. / Sheikh Mohammad Hossein Al-Asadi.

At this meeting, Dr. Koohpayehzadeh stated that "This meeting was held to achieve the goals of internationalization for IUMS and to provide the necessary training in health care services for our neighboring countries. We hope that with an appropriate strategy and approach, we can provide associate and bachelor degrees (certification) in Medical and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery by IUMS. We are also eager to be providing services in Health Tourism through Iraq’s medical facilities and clinics by way of their connections with the IUMS teaching hospitals, such as Moheb Mehr and Moheb Kowsar."

The IUMS President further stated that "Another provision of the memorandum is that virtual educational programs may be planned / offered while necessary educational services will be provided to a number of students in person annually. Offering training courses at specialized and sub-specialized levels for health care professional programs (Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing and Midwifery), establishing a new campus for IUMS branch in Iraq in collaboration with the Iraqi Independent Development Council, and setting up a academic medical center in Iraq in cooperation with the Council are long-term objectives of the MoU.”