The training of Palestinian lecturers under Project I-CARE „Increasing the conformance of academia towards rehabilitation engineering" was completed at the University of Ruse

Our Project, RU, published this news: 

A group of 10 lecturers from universities in Palestine – Gaza visited the University of Ruse in the period 16-29 June and attended a course in Kinesiology.

The programme included visits to the two university hospitals in Ruse. Besides the training, held at the Faculty of Public Health and Healthcare, the lecturers visited some laboratories at the Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.

The mid-year meeting of the project consortium was held, where the outcomes achieved were reported and the future trainings in Slovenia and Palestine were discussed. Certificates for the training held in Ruse were awarded.\

The Project consortium consists of 8 partners – 4 from Palestine and 4 from the EU. The University Al Azar in Gaza, represented by Ahmed Issa, PhD, is the Coordinator.

The University of Ruse is a partner, represented by its Department of Public Health and Social Work with the Faculty of Public Health and Healthcare. The lecturers from the Faculty acquainted their colleagues from Gaza with the good practices in rehabilitation technologies, and created prerequisites for starting a training in Rehabilitation engineering in the partner universities in Gaza.

The I-CARE project is funded by the Erasmus + Programme of the EU and has a budget of EUR 914,469.00. Its goal is to transfer knowledge and skills in rehabilitation technologies from  established European academic institutions to universities and hospitals in Gaza strip, in the course of three years.

 For further information: Prof. Daniel Bratanov, Dean of the Faculty of of Public Health and Healthcare, tel.: 0888226988

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