EDC Committee

The EDC committee includes the Dean Faculty of Medicine, academic staff members from the medical faculties, a community leader, the director of the Ministry of Health Gezira state and a student. It meets twice per year. Its main functions are:

  1. Draw the general policy of work in the EDC.
  2. Identify the priority areas for the EDC activities.
  3. Set a plan for the EDC activities (courses workshops, fellowships, research, training etc..).
  4. Approve the EDC budget.
  5. Raise funds for the EDC activities.
  6. Establish and strengthens relations academic and health institutions nationally and internationally.

I. Curriculum Development and Evaluation Committee

1. Curriculum development

  • Curriculum development of all health sciences institutions in universities and ministry of health.
  • Regular periodical review of curriculum with the objectives of making changes to the better using evaluation results and community needs as a reference.
  • Review of methods of instructions used and introducing new effective methods.
  • Review of all educational resources (human-materials) and recommend new resources or update existing resources.
  • Update references used in the educational process.

2. Students Assessment

  • Observe that the methods of evaluation used in assessment of students conform strictly to the evaluation formats adopted by the faculty and university.
  • Evaluate methods of assessment and calculate the Discriminating Index and Difficulty Index of examination items.
  • Analysis of students results and interpret them.
  • Recommend new evaluation methods.

3. Programme evaluation

  • Monitor curriculum-courses- in respect to objectives, methods of instructions, resources and references using students feedback and coordinators observations.
  • Conduct Regular periodic comprehensive Programme Evaluation.
  • End of semester report : Prepare a report by end of semester about the students assessment and programme evaluation.

II. Research Committee

  1. Identify priority areas of research; health/medical sciences, medical education, health services, students projects in courses.
  2. Organize courses in research methodology.
  3. Provide technical advice and support for researchers (writing proposals, developing instruments, data collection, analysis, references search, typing, binding, publications.
  4. Encourage research by groups.
  5. Observe code of ethics in research.

III. Trianing and Continuing Proffessional Development   Committee 

  1. Identify priority areas of training, set objectives and define target groups (teaching staff, health workers , medicals,..etc.).
  2. Develops a clear progamme including an activities.
  3. Organize the following activities to achieve objectives: workshops, training courses, seminars, lectures, distant education.
  4. Produce manuals for health personnel.
  5. Issue a journal.
  6. Invite specialized societies to organize conferences and seminars.
  7. Awards certificates and degrees in medical education.

IV. Media Service and Technology Committee :

  1. Audiovisual unit
  2. Medical photography unit
  3. Design unit
  4. Library
  5. Computer unit