The Syrian Ministry of Higher Education has started requiring those who seek to enter many of the health professions to study an extra year before their professional education.
Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine has adopted a new way of teaching based more on the human body and diseases than on scientific disciplines.
Mauritania hopes to improve its health care now that it is beginning to produce its own doctors.
Iraqi medical schools suffer from a shortage of qualified professors, a lack of cadavers, and a focus on theory instead of practice.
Researchers say the danger of going in to a hospital for one ailment and then getting another is high in the Arab world.
The demand for health care education is clear. The question is how to meet it, say United Arab Emirates educators.
Students get scoliosis—and sometimes stop going to school—because they carry a lot of thick textbooks.
Rates of assisted fertility treatments in the Arab world are high. New research could help more couples who have difficulty conceiving.
A few researchers are tracing the growing spread of bacteria in Arab countries that could result in untreatable infections.
Scientists need to follow the shift from infectious diseases to chronic conditions.