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Release: UWI Mona Announces Partnership with Global Mentorship Initiative (GMI)

Patients with sickle cell disease at times may require surgical removal of their spleen (splenectomy) as part of the treatment for this condition. Operating on these patients whose blood counts are already in a much lower state than usual can pose significant threat to life and well-being.  Surgeons at The University of the West Indies (UWI) operating at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) have shown that their approach of giving blood transfusions to carefully selected patients undergoing this surgical procedure, has achieved excellent outcomes. 

UWI Mona Faculty of Engineering retains ABET Accreditation for Electronics Engineering Program

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) at The University of the West Indies Mona, has retained its full accreditation by ABET. This follows program evaluations conducted during the 2019-2020 accreditation cycle by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.
ABET is the premier global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET currently accredits 4,144 programs in 812 colleges and universities across 32 countries.  

UWI Mona Faculty of Engineering retains ABET Accreditation for Electronics Engineering Program

The Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering offered by the Faculty of Engineering (FoE) at The University of the West Indies Mona, has retained its full accreditation by ABET. This follows program evaluations conducted during the 2019-2020 accreditation cycle by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.
 

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Faculty of Medical Sciences brings ASPIRE Award for Excellence in Social Accountability to Mona

The Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS) at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus has made history in becoming the first in Latin America and the Caribbean to receive the ASPIRE Award for Excellence in Social Accountability. The University, through the FMS, is the 17th training institution worldwide to receive this award. The announcement was made in September 2020.
The ASPIRE to Excellence Programme, administered by the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), has been established to go beyond the traditional accreditation process.

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