Closing event of the project “Improvement of standards of care and treatment in the National Center for Pediatric Surgery in Gezira” in Sudan

It will be held on Thursday, March 25, from 9.30 am Italian time, the final event of the Sudan Project, "Improvement of standards of care and treatment in the National Centre for Paediatric Surgery in Gezira", funded by AICS and MAECI and organized by the University G. d'Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara. 

The event will be an opportunity to present the activities and the results achieved by the project that had, as a general objective, the improvement of the health status of populations in the geographical area related to the State of Gezira (Central and Eastern Sudan) with particular reference to paediatric surgical diseases. 

The specific objective was the improvement of health coverage for surgical diseases and the quality of surgical care for the child population of Sudan in the geographical area of the Gezira National Centre for Paediatric Surgery. This goal has been achieved through the training and technical-scientific update of local healthcare staff and enhancing community awareness. 

The event will be attended with a video message from the Deputy Minister Marina Sereni. Speakers will include: Giorgio Marrapodi Director General DGCS of MAECI, Gianluigi Vassallo, Italian Ambassador to Sudan, Mohamed Taha, Rector of the University of Gezira, in Sudan, and the Rector of the University of Chieti-Pescara, Sergio Caputi. 

The meeting will be moderated by Amel Elfatih, Director of Global Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health. 

To participate on Zoom platform follow the link HERE

Meeting ID: 926 2770 1335
Passcode: 39070540


  1. Project Summary "Improving standards of health care and treatment at the Gezira National Pediatric Surgery Center" (EN)

Closing event of the project “Improvement of standards of care and treatment in the National Center for Pediatric Surgery in Gezira” in Sudan