On Thursday, November 24, 2022, Dr. Ayman Ashour – Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research witnessed the ceremony of accepting accreditation from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh for the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at Al-Nahda University, In the presence of Dr. Philip Taylor – Dean of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Prof. Dr. Hossam Al-Mallahy – President of Al-Nahda University, and Eng. Mohamed Al-Rashidi – Chairman of NUB University’s Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Suzan Seif allah – Dean of the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Al-Nahda University, at The headquarters of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Where Nahda University was handed the certificate provided by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh to pass the initial accreditation of the faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine as a qualified center to provide the necessary training To qualify for the fellowship of the Specialized Royal College.
The Minister praised the success of Al-Nahda University in passing the initial accreditation from the Royal College of Edinburgh as a qualified center to provide the necessary training to qualify for the fellowship of the Specialized Royal College, and Passing the standards of the Royal College and achieving accreditation requirements as a sign of the quality of the university’s educational and medical services.
He stressed the significance of cooperation with the Royal College of Edinburgh in all different disciplines, especially since it is considered one of the largest colleges in terms of fellowship holders, which was established more than five hundred years ago, and grants fellowships in all medical specialties.
Dr. Ayman Ashour pointed out that the fellowship is one of the most famous specialized certificates in medical fields in the world, and obtaining the fellowship requires the doctor’s evaluation in terms of medical, professional, and ethical aspects, especially in dealing with the patient and the medical team, which helps to provide the highest degree of safety and professionalism in the medical service.
Dr. Philip Taylor has indicated that the faculty grants a certificate of membership of the Royal College of Surgeons and a certificate of fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Adding that the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh includes seven specializations, which are the faculty of Dental Surgery, the faculty of Surgical trainers, the faculty of Dental Trainers, the faculty of Preoperative Care, the faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, the faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare, and the faculty of Sport &Exercise Medicine. The dean of the college added that work is underway during the coming period to study the expansion of providing credits for more majors for universities whose colleges have been accepted.