Sep 21, 2020, 12:22 PM
The Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission is set to resume its public hearings on Monday, October 12 after a long break due to the Covid-19 situation in the country.
Addressing the graduates at a local hotel Dr Taal said: “We work towards setting up virtual laboratories and the availability of state-of-the-art computerised mannequins for health science programmes for the university. In these settings, students will be trained effectively without contacts with real patients.”
He affirmed that Gambia government has allocated a piece of land to AIUWA’s College of Management and Information Technology for development of its campus, adding that plans have been finalised for the construction process.
Vice chancellor Taal said the College of Medicine and Health Science has introduced two new courses for the January semester of 2021 including BSC in Biomedical Medical Science and Pharmacy Technician programmes for pharmacy assistants.
“The college is also planning to offer masters in public health in January 2022,” he disclosed.
“The College of Nursing is in its final preparation stages for BSN nursing with specialisation in ophthalmology to start in September 2021,” he further divulged.
The second in command at AIUWA said the university has submitted a proposal to the National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) requesting to commence offering a course of bachelor in laws by September 2021. “The curriculum has been finalised and relevant faculty identified.”
Speaking further, he said with reference from the NAQAA’ requirement, the university has developed a set of policies, operational documents and framework processes for managing the quality of learning and teaching of its students.
“I am happy to announce that we now have a functional quality assurance system ably led by the deputy vice chancellor. We have developed quality assurance tools for successfully monitoring the performance of our programmes, faculty and students,” he said.
In their bid to contribute their quota to the development of the country’s real estate business and construction development in general, Leigh Properties Company has opened a new building materials shop in Latiriya along the Jabang highway.
Thousands of lives will be saved in the UK with the Government immediately authorising the NHS to use the world’s first coronavirus treatment proven to reduce the risk of death.
The Association for the Support of Grassroots Communities, a non-profit organization based in Kafuta last week donated over 200 face masks to satellite villages of Faraba-Sutu and Kafuta -Tumbung both in Kombo East District of West Coast Region.