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DONOR 

AICS (Italian Agency for Development Cooperation)

PARTNER

University of Sassari, Department of Biotechnologies

                                                                                                           

LOCATION 

Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan

Objective:

The General Objective is to contribute to the improvement of the health of the population of the Kurdistan Autonomous Region.

Activities:

  • Creation of a regional technical-political committee.
  • Creation of inter-institutional committees.
  • Elaboration of a training project to enhance and standardize training pathways aimed at students in the health professions.
  • Implementation of courses for the training of university mentors and clinical tutors in hospitals.
  • Supervision of practical training in 10 hospitals in the region.
  • Elaboration of a needs assessment of the necessary teaching aids (simulators, e-learning platform, healthcare furniture, etc.).
  • Structuring the management of the multipurpose center.
  • Technical support through missions of specialized personnel from Italy.
  • Training and workshops for the preparation of the training center staff.
  • Planning and purchase of necessary teaching aids.
  • Elaboration of a didactic plan for local trainers and for students’ practical training in the areas of pediatrics and hematology.
  • Selection of local trainers and their theoretical-practical training in Italy (through scholarships) at qualified training centers.
  • Activation of practical training courses: refresher and professional retraining courses for health personnel already employed (displaced persons, refugees and host communities).
  • Technical assistance by experts in the specific areas mentioned above in the context of practical training.
  • Evaluation of practical traineeship training paths.
  • Tutoring of trainees by Italian experts in Italy and during their insertion in hospital facilities, including an evaluation of their performance.