Mekelle University, College of Health Sciences organized a half day regional stakeholder’s enlightenment forumon the role of Universities in drought mitigation on Nov13, 2015 at Ayder campus, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
The forum was aimed at discussing, creating awareness and strengthening the research undertaken by and Mekelle University and regional stakeholders to mitigate the impact of drought on health and socio-economic aspect.
Presentations were made focusing on Environment and climate, the impact of drought on human health, on animal health and food, how to prevent the dropout of students and relevant issues.
Operation Smile in collaboration with Ayder Referral Hospital, Mekelle University provides a free surgery for children and adults with cleft lips and cleft palates.
National workshop on curriculum Review and program launching on joint PhD programmes in “Nursing” and “Clinical Research “ which was organized by Mekelle University, College of Health Science , Department of Nursing was held on sep30, 2015 at Ayder campus of MU.