Research pact between MoH, SQU, OMSB discussed

MUSCAT: Dr Ali bin Talib Al Hinai, Under-Secretary of Ministry of Health for Planning Affairs on Tuesday chaired the second meeting of the cooperation joint committee between the Ministry of Health (MoH), the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) at the ministry’s headquarters. The meeting was held in the presence of Dr Ali Al Bimani, SQU Vice Chancellor, along with the committee members of the three institutions.
The meeting discussed several cooperation aspects between the ministry and the University on the training programme for the doctors of excellence, teaching and training the medicine faculty students, developing a unified system of disease data, and the E-link project between the medical libraries in the Sultanate. In addition, the meeting also highlighted the utilisation of the higher diploma-nursing graduates from the master programmes in the Nursing College at the SQU such as the midwifery master programme, and the cooperation in the scientific research programmes, as well as the importance of the research cooperation between the three institutions.