Outdated curricula and a lack of practical training in medical schools leave many graduates ill-equipped to deal with emergencies.
Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.
The fire at a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, highlighted inadequate and unsafe conditions in Iraq’s medical training system.
Covid-19 forced medical schools to shift much of their training to virtual platforms. That posed challenges for students and faculty.
The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.
Efforts to remove the last traces of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons are cut short, but the reasons are unclear.
As India struggles with a deadly surge of Covid-19 cases, many Arab students are stranded there with few resources.
They say outdated curricula and a lack of infrastructure hamper the development of the country’s only medical school
Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.
Egypt moved 22 mummies to a new home on Saturday. Volunteer researchers studied them first.