SMED at KOU Helping Koya Community by Launching a Project of “Covid-19 and it's Relation to Diabetes and Hypertension”

School of Medicine; SMED; Koya UniversityOn 9th march 2021 a group of Academic staff at the School of Medicines with their students at Koya university started a new project of “Covid-19 and it's relation to diabetes and hypertension.” The aim of the project is to raise awareness about diabetes, hypertension and the risks that related to Covid-19. The project give the people of Koya city a free of charge medical tests and basic checkup. The medical tests include; blood sugar test, blood pressure test, blood group test and BMI. The project on phase #1 targeted 350 people. A database for the people of phase #1 was collected for the research purpose.

 

Schhol of Medicine; Koya University

School of Medicince; Koya University

School of Medicince; Koya University

School of Medicince; Koya University

School of Medicince; Koya University

School of Medicince; Koya University

 

 

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Koya University (KOU) is located in the city of Koya (Koy Sanjaq) which is 1.0 hr drive to the East of the Kurdistan Region capital Erbil (Arbil, Hewlér) in Kurdistan Region of F.R. Iraq. It is on the foothills of beautiful high mountain. Its campus has been carefully laid out to embrace the beautiful mountainous nature. . There are 4 Faculties and 2 Schools in KOU; Faculty of Engineering (FENG), Faculty of Science and Health (FSCH), Faculty of Education (FEDU), Faculty of Humanities and Social Silences (FHSS), Shcool of Physical Education (SPHE) and School of Medicine (SMED). Also, there are two research centers; Genome Center and Malai Gawra Center. Moreover, at KOU there is an English Language Center (BELC) at KOU has been opened with the sponsorship of IREX and American embassy in Baghdad as well as with the support of Spring International Language Center of The University of ArkansasKOU has two Scientific Journals; ARO-The Scientific Journal of Koya University, which is indexed by Clarivate Analytics (ESCI), and Koya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (KUJHSS). KOU is a proactive member of Erasmus/ Marhaba Project and Erasmus+. KOU signed many Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) with many International Universities, e.g., The University of Arkansas (June 2015). The Lulea University in Sweden (April 2014), The University of Nottingham in the UKThe University of Buckingham in the UK (Oct 2008), Belkin University in Turkey (Sep 2009) and The University of Greenwich in the UK.

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