Princess Sumaya University for Technology signs an agreement with EMPHNET

Sunday, August 15, 2021 - 10:45


Princess Sumaya University for Technology has signed an agreement to cooperate with the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) with the aim of promoting scientific research in its academic programs in general, and particularly data science.  The agreement will also open new horizons for its students and graduates to facilitate their access to careers that suit their aspirations.

The agreement, signed by PSUT’s President, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, and the company’s Executive Director, Dr. Mohannad Al-Nsour, confirms the provision of training opportunities for PSUT's students in the company, and the intention to work on joint research projects with the university's faculty members and postgraduate students.

Al-Refai said that PSUT, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, is seeking to form partnerships with sectors that support the community. He pointed out that the cooperation with the company is in line with the university's aspirations to provide a training environment for its students to prepare them for modern job markets.

Al-Refai added that PSUT has spared no effort in supporting scientific research, whether at the level of its legislation or projects, and that it is involved in research partnerships related to local community problems such as energy projects, health, and transportation systems.

 Al-Nsour praised PSUT’s status and its pioneering role in building bridges of cooperation with local and international companies and indicated that the company will provide educational meetings for PSUT students, provide training and work opportunities for its graduates, and teach some courses in the field of health information technology.

The Dean of the King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, Dr. Ashraf Al-Ahmad, explained that the School will provide suggestions and advice to the company and will help it build websites and dashboards that facilitate and develop its work procedures.

EMPHNET is a non-profit organization that relies on technology to provide effective technical solutions with the aim of enhancing the quality and efficiency of public health care services in Jordan. It supervises four basic programs that rely on technology to enhance the quality of health services in the public sector, including the Hakeem program, the Electronic Library of Medicine, Hakeem Academy, and the "Huda" program for health data analysis.