Somali National University opens anatomy lab

By IAfrica
In Somali
Aug 19th, 2014

Somali National University has officially opened its anatomy lab for the first time since the break out of the civil war in the country two decades ago.

In its opening ceremony attended by Somali government officials, the institution has displayed five bodies received from Kenyatta university of Kenya in the new lab which according to the university will help more than 950 medicine students in their practical studies.

Somali National University and Kenyatta University in Nairobi have earlier signed memorandum of agreement for cooperation in their diverse education sectors particularly in medicine department which resulted the donation of five bodies for research purposes.

Quite number of Somali medicine students are currently in Turkey and regional countries such as Kenya due to lack of proper education facilities in the war torn country.

This latest improvement in the field within the country is expected to provide an opportunity to hundreds of Somai medicine students especially in the country where there is shortage of doctors.



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