دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران
Iran University of Medical Sciences

IUMS meeting with representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) regarding collaborative projects

 | Post date: 2021/5/26 | 
IUMS meeting with representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) regarding collaborative projects
 
On Tuesday, November 9, 2021, Dr. Moghtadaei, IUMS Vice President for International Affairs along with IAO directors hosted official representatives invited from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). At this meeting, potential activities and capacities which could be made available to educate Afghan students at IUMS were discussed. Following the previously successful project through the collaboration of the UNFPA, the Italian Embassy in Tehran, and IUMS in the education of Afghan students in the field of nursing and midwifery, the possibility for future similar projects was discussed.

The prospects for looking into similar opportunities through collaboration with other countries in order to support similar joint educational and research opportunities was also emphasized upon. Dr. Aghaei, IUMS Director of Ranking and Accreditation, also noted the improvement in IUMS ranking by Times Higher Education, both globally and especially in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. He then reiterated the importance of collaborative international projects in further improving the University ranking, as well as the achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs).