UDs signs a MoU with HELEN KELLER INT

Dschang,UDs/SIC-21/03/23.The Chancellery hall, this Tuesday 21st March played host to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Dschang and Helen Keller International. This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishes the framework for collaboration between Helen Keller International and the University of Dschang in the training, empowerment and development of Higher Education graduates in Cameroon. During the event, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Roger Tsafack Nanfosso welcomed the over 12-man delegation from the Helen Keller International Board of trustees led by its President and CEO, Mrs Kathy Martha SPAHN.

The two parties are to collaborate in the following arreas; Contribute to the improvement of the training offer in relation to the professional world, Contribute to a better adequacy of curricular in relation to the needs of the professional world, Offer professional experience and opportunities to University of Dschang graduates.The MoU also aims at Supporting scientific research in order to improve the availability of data, Create a permanent and productive communication bridge between the academic and professional world.

 UDs and HKI will thus be involved in numerous activities such as; exchange of expertise, data and documents, resource mobilization, capacity building and research. The Vice Chancellor during the ceremony lauded the initiative and stated that he hopes for a cordial relationship this MoU should be one of the most fruitful cooperation and UDs is ready to ensure that”. Being the first University in Cameroon to sign such an accord with HKI,  the CEO is poised at working hands in gloves with the institution to ensure success as she states that UDs is the first institution in Cameroon we are visiting after the COVID… we each own the program and are committed.

At the end of the signing, special awards were presented to some members of the HKI delegation by the Vice Chancellor. After the first phase, the delegation and members of the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences led by the Dean had a guided tour to the Dschang Annex Regional Hospital, the faculty and the plant nursery of FASA. Brainstorming on potential collaborations in line with MoU as well as some training programs and finally the signing of the golden book ended the visit at the FMPS./

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