The Faculty of Nursing at the UOK, in collaboration with the International Health Organization and the Primary Health Care Sector in Najaf province, held a scientific symposium entitled “The Modern Developments in Nursing”. The symposium was attended by a number of deans of nursing faculties in Iraqi universities, as well as faculty professors and students.
The President of the UOK, Prof. Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen, confirmed that the university seeks to take interest in all sectors, including the health sector. He noted that the nursing sector in Iraq requires more care, as well as the need to increase the number of postgraduate students and benefit from the expertise of international universities.
Dr. Rajiha Abed Al-Hassan, the dean of the faculty, also clarified that the symposium included a number of themes and also sessions which discussed the latest developments in nursing. She added that large numbers of students enroll at the faculties of nursing yearly, due to the fact that it is a humanitarian profession that provides services to citizens.
A set of recommendations were put out at the end of the symposium, including a call for attention to the nursing reality and benefiting from the experiences of developed countries in this field.