Erbil Polytechnic University participates in a workshop entitled ‘Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy Education in Iraq

During the workshop, the opening of Prosthetic and Orthotic Department at the EPU Health Technical College were discussed.

Erbil Polytechnic University participated in a two-days educational workshop on Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy in collaboration with Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Health and International Committee of the Red Cross between 5th and 6th of December 2018, which was held at DareenPalzaHotelin Erbil.

A number of experts on educational Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy in Kurdistan Region, South and Middle of Iraq were present at the workshop. The EPU delegate who participated in the workshop were Assistant Prof.Dr.Hoshiyar Ameen Ahmed:The Director of Scientific Affairs at the EPU Presidency, Dr. Mahdi Khalid Qadir and Dr.Thekra Ali Aziz in Erbil Health Technical College.

During the workshop, the obstacles facing these kinds of studies, strategies to address the problems and plans to develop it were outlined. The participant also discussed the opening of the new Department of Prosthetic, Orthotic and Physiotherapy at the Erbil Health Technical College as a model department for the whole Iraq and it is the first of its kind in the Middle East supported by International Committee of the Red Cross.

Signing a memorandum of understanding with IEEE

Erbil polytechnic university, represented by Dr. Najeeb Rassam assistant to the rector for scientific affairs and Dr. Aed Agab the head of department of mechanics at Technical Engineering college, signed a memorandum of understanding with the american organisation (IEEE Iraq sector).

The agreement includes many important points for the benefit the both sides.

As a first step, the both agreed on holding conference entitled (International Conference on Engineering and Applied Science) in June 2019.TAGS: #EPU #IEEE #ERBIL #USA#ERBIL#ERBIL_POLYTECHNIC_UNIVERSITY

EPU starts an initiative to honor famous figures of Erbil

Preparations for the project of honoring famous figures of Erbil have already began which is targeted to reward them for their outstanding performance in the fields of literature, music, education, science, sports, public services, charities and Vocational jobs.
For this purpose, the first meeting was held on the 10th, October 2018 under the supervision of Asst. Prof. Kawa Sherwani, with a number of people involved from the EPU and outside of the university. Recommendations and suggestions exchanged during the meeting made the meeting very productive.

The criterion for the selection of the nominees will be set by an assigned committee to nominate people from the various fields (dead ones or still alive) in the Erbil governorate. In the upcoming meeting two committees will be allocated for evaluation and preparations for the commencement of the project.

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