On Wednesday, August 5, 2015 the Iraqi nursing colleges meeting was held at University of Raparin’s nursing school, this is a sessional meeting arranged for the dean of all the Iraqi Nursing colleges.
With the arrival of the delegated guests including, representative of KRG Ministry of Health, head of council of trustees of Iraqi nursing colleges, Dean of nursing colleges in Iraq, the delegation was warmly welcomed by Asst. prof. Dr. Sana Hassan, head of nursing school at the University of Raparin, later on the meeting started.
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Sabah Rasheed, vice president for scientific and higher education affairs, welcomed the guests and said “we hope that these meetings have an effective role regarding scientific developments within the nursing colleges and strengthening the linkages among them in order to meet the highest scientific standards in the colleges” .
Later on, the head of nursing colleges started negotiating important topics and reviewing previous meetings commitments and the result of the consequent meetings, in addition of discussing regulations and mechanism of giving trust to the nursing colleges. In the meeting they also discussed creating a special committee in each college in order to unify the curriculum in all the nursing colleges in Iraq. It’s worth mentioning that the number of nursing colleges in Iraq are (18) , in which (4) of them are located in the Kurdistan Region.