During the Postgraduate Studies and Research Council of Alexandria University meeting held this morning, Tuesday the 24th of January 2023, Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour recommended the presence of a supervisor from the faculty members of the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, on any research protocol that deals with patients, in all the University’s faculties and institutes, indicating that approval will be obtained from the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, with the exception of the Faculties of Dentistry and Nursing, the Institute of Medical Research, and the Higher Institute of Public Health.
El-Ghandour confirmed that the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine at Alexandria University will work to express an opinion on those medical protocols issued by the various faculties, which leads to achieving the general interest of the patients’ health condition, within the framework of what is required by those medical cases presented to the committee, by providing correct medical advice.
• The Council also approved the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria University and G.D'Annunzio Chieti University of Pescara, Italy.
• The Council approved the memorandum of understanding between Alexandria University (Faculty of Agriculture) and Ural Federal University, Russia.
• The Council approved the memorandum of understanding between the University of Alexandria (Faculty of Tourism and Hotels) and the University of Dodoma, Tanzania.
• The Council approved the cooperation agreement between Alexandria University and the Egyptian National Committee for Education, Science and Culture regarding the establishment of a UNESCO Chair for Child Education and Culture at Alexandria University.