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Alexandria University and the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER), announce the online training Program “Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Reproductive Health”, from August to November 2020. This training course is intended for a range of environmental and public health professionals who are interested in understanding the reproductive health risks associated with environmental hazardous exposures and how to assess them. The underlying goal of the training program is to provide the technical knowledge and skills necessary to explore the complex relationship between hazardous environmental exposures and risks to reproductive health. This international training program gathers the participants from different countries to develop a team of trainees acquainted with these critical issues and capable of resolving their implications in their countries.

Training Program Goals:

  • To provide distant education for those who want to acquire knowledge in their field but have limited access to training due to time, location and/or financial constraints.
  • To exchange experiences among the participants as well as research institutions by creating a network and training background.
  • To develop different types of skills as cognitive skills, which can involve knowledge and comprehension (e.g. understanding scientific concepts), following instructions (procedural skills), as well as applying methods in new situations to solve problems (thinking or mental skills).
  • To increase sharing of competence and knowledge between health professionals in developing countries and local and international health and training institutions.
  • To offer high-quality instruction through online facilities that include a broad range of information, integrating course content with information resources on the Web.
  • To deliver a significant amount of content to a large number of learners; Collaborative activities range from discussions and knowledge-sharing to working together on a common project.
  • To provide Social software, such as chats, discussion forums and blogs for online collaboration among learners.

Those interested in participating can receive more information through the website for the training program: where the training program brochure and the application form can be found.

The cost of the course is 150 USD. The deadline for applications is 30 December 2019.



Dr. Essam El Kordi, President of Alexandria University, will participate in a high-level delegation in the activities of the UNESCO Executive Council during the fortieth session of the General Conference of the Organization, which will be held from 13th to 27th November in Paris, France


Dr. Alaa El-Din Ramadan, Vice President of Alexandria University for Community Service and Environmental Development, recently inaugurated the International Conference of the Faculty of Pharmacy entitled "Pharmaceutical Sciences and Health Care" in the presence of Prof. Yasser Refaat, Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Ismail Abdel Ghaffar The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Prof. Mahmoud Mohieldin, President of Pharos University, Prof. Khadija Ismail, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. Ahmed Othman, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and a group of faculty members, heads of boards of pharmaceutical companies and Egyptian and foreign researchers











Dr. Essam El-Kordi, President of Alexandria University, recently received a delegation from Nankai University of China to discuss cooperation and offer scholarships offered by the Chinese University to non-Chinese graduate students and ways to benefit from them. And teaching Arabic at Nankai University of China


The President of Alexandria University Dr. Essam El Kordy has recently received Dr. Mona Fouad from Alabama University and Dr. Walid Arafat the Professor at the Faculty of Medicine where they reviewed the cooperation projects between the two universities and ways of development and improvement.

Dr. Kordy emphasized the cooperation to achieve the twining of the two states and the two universities to spread the culture of healthy cities that consider environmental, economic and social aspects. He also said that he seeks to make use of the experience of Alabama University as a research and health care center that provides studies in education and community service fields. He added that it may use the civil institutions and students in Alexandria to spread the culture of voluntary work.

Dr. Kordy also said that the university had launched a campaign to raise awareness about colon cancer and the importance of early detection through just a simple test. He added that the Clinical Researches Center of the university has good scientific reputation working with Alabama University and other world universities and provides training opportunities for professors to carry out their clinical experiments to develop therapies for patients.

Dr. Mona Fouad declared that she had won with a project to apply the culture of health cities in Birmingham city where the campus of Alabama University exists, and to establish a general healthy policy in the city based on the principle of development of health by the development of environmental and social aspects that affects the health and considering that the human health is a result of the quality of health care provided to the individuals.

Dr. Arafat indicated that colon model will be provided to be presented in the faculties of the Medical and Scientific Complex to raise awareness about this disease and the importance of early detection that makes it easy to be cured with high percent.