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.