Dr. Maha Adel, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing in Alexandria University has recently opened the 14th international scientific conference under the title of "The role of nursing in health promotion and leadership."

Dr. Maha Adel stressed in her speech that the faculty aspires to reach a world-pioneering role as a focal center in nursing education and scientific research. The faculty also seeks to contribute to the development of the nursing profession through the graduation of qualified personals with high competency in nursing profession in order to meet the of the local and international market needs.

She added that the faculty seeks through the conference to highlight the importance of the nursing role in the advancement of public health, and to achieve optimal integration between various health sectors and to struggle against the violence against women and children.