HIHS celebrates first batch of physiotherapy graduates [Archives:2005/859/Local News]

July 14 2005

SANA'A- The Higher Institute for Health Sciences (HIHS) celebrated the first batch of physiotherapy graduates.

The batch includes 22 male and female students who had come from different Yemeni governorates and have been taught at the Physiotherapy Department that was established by the HIHS in cooperation with the Italian Embassy and the Sana'a-based Italian Organization Movimondo.

To open the ceremony, Dr. Abdulmajid al-Khulaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Health and Population delivered a speech in which he stressed on the importance of expanding and supporting physiotherapy in all the Yemeni governorates.

He added the Ministry of Health and Population heads towards the establishment of a physiotherapy college as part of Sana'a University and an institute for training medical workers.

For his part, Abdulwahab al-Kuhlani, Dean of the HIHS commended the role played by the Italian Embassy and the Sana'a-based Italian Organization Movimondo in supporting Yemen in different sectors including health and education.