Prof. Dr. Fawzi Torkey, President of Badr University in Cairo has announced the signing of a cooperation protocol between Badr University in Cairo and Temos International Healthcare Accreditation. The protocol is to qualify and train healthcare personnel on the management of therapeutic tourism centers which paves the way for the rehabilitation of Egyptian healthcare facilities and to begin its journey towards becoming a destination for patients from around the world. This comes in accordance with the directions of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the rehabilitation of Egyptian healthcare facilities for therapeutic tourism. The protocol is authenticated by Dr. Hassan Al-Kalla, President of the Board of Trustees of Badr University.
Dr. Claudia Mica, Chairman of Temos International GmbH, has added that the organization considers the cooperation with Badr University in Cairo as a unique step in the global healthcare market; as “it contributes to raising awareness of the importance of medical tourism and enhancing the quality of medical service.” Noting that joint programs between FAO and UNU will be practiced to attain the highest global standards.
In the same vein, Dr. Amr Al Atreby, Vice President for Postgraduate Studies, Environmental Affairs, and Community Service at BUC, has noted that the cooperation with Temos will be in the execution of joint activities, including training and exchange of knowledge to achieve the wanted results. The cooperation protocol aims to prepare, develop, and provise for those interested in joining the field of managing “medical tourism facilities.”
Dr. Farid Muharram, dean of the School of Business and Economics and dean of the Centre for Continuing Education at Badr University in Cairo, has declared that the cooperation protocol between the University and Temos will present joint seminars and workshops, exchange of expert opinions on clinical and non-clinical services, and collaboration of best practices and training. Dr. Muharram has explained that BUC is the first university in Egypt, Africa, and the Middle East to sign a cooperation protocol with Temos in the field of management of medical tourism facilities. “This is to serve and enforce Egypt’s vision of becoming a pioneer in medical tourism and attracting foreign investment in the healthcare sector,” he added.