Youths from Africa and the Arab World commit to advancing cooperation in agriculture, science, technology, innovation and trade through the Afro-Arab partnership

The Afro-Arab Youth Council (AAYC) in partnership with the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) organized a youth dialogue under the theme, “Enhancing food security through innovations and planetary health: the role of youth.” Officiated by Major General Kahinda Otafiire Uganda’s Minister of Internal Affairs on behalf of His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Uganda, the dialogue brought together youth from Africa and the Arab World, and provided a platform for young people to interact with policy makers to shape the future of the Afro-Arab partnership. Over 300 delegates…

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AUB Global Health Institute looks into scaling up its flagship project for refugee health ‘Sijilli’

By Moyosore Salami The Global Health Institute (GHI) at American University of Beirut has provided 10,000 refugees across Lebanon with cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) as part of one of its flagship projects ‘Sijilli’. The Sijilli project, which was launched as a response to the increasing need of refugees to securely access their health information throughout their migration journey, served as the focus of a strategic roundtable discussion organized by GHI on October 28, 2021. The event, which took place on campus, brought together ambassadors, representatives of embassies, and heads…

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U. Texas Twin Astronomer Probes ‘DNA’ of Twin Stars to Reveal Family History of the Milky Way

UT News Astronomer Keith Hawkins (left), an assistant professor at UT Austin, is pictured with twin brother Kevin Hawkins. Credit: Rob Hardin AUSTIN, Texas — Twin stars appear to share chemical “DNA” that could help scientists map the history of the Milky Way galaxy, according to new research by astronomer Keith Hawkins of The University of Texas at Austin accepted for publication in The Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. Hawkins knows something about twin similarities and differences, being himself a fraternal twin. His own study of stellar twins…

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University of Dubai and Chainyard to Integrate Blockchain in Business Research and Consultancy Services

Source: University of Dubai Website/News Dr. Bastaki elaborated on the significance of adopting the Blockchain technology in the education sector. “This technology would help us meet our futuristic views and plans which include the automation of our systems at the University of Dubai. Not only that, but this technology will also facilitate the necessary university procedures and reduce the inconvenience of paper works for both staff and students.” He highlighted the advantages of this technology which is meant to establish immutability in terms of record documenting. Joseph stated that “this…

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