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A training programme on ‘Women’s health through different age phases’ was opened 8th October 2015 at the Training and Research Consultancy Centre affiliated to the Nursing Faculty at Cairo University, the training course was held for African English speakers health staff, the programme was organized by the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development affiliated to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) from 4th of October to 12th of November, 2015. The training course included 20 trainees from 9 different African countries: Benin, Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

 

In a speech given by Counselor Mohamed Elkorakasi on behalf of Ambassador Hazem Fahmy -Phd; Secretary General  to the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development, ElKorakasi expressed his welcoming to all African brothers stressing on the priority the agency gives to support their competencies and reinforce their capabilities in order to convey knowledge to the African continent and in aiming at achieving economic, social and health integrated development for its people. The speech framed the main topic of the course which was the vital role of women in achieving sustainable development and its consistency with the regional and international role in supporting health and woman empowerment issues, most important of which the intensified activity of the African union during 2015 on women empowerment, in addition to the world consensus on listing two goals one concerning health and the other concerning women empowerment within the goals decided among the sustainable development goals recently approved during the United Nations Summit on sustainable development in New York from 25th to 27th of September, 2015.

 


 

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