Editor: Allam Ahmed
Reconnecting Universities with the Discourse of Sustainable Inclusive Growth in Sudan
ISBN: 978-1-907106-36-1

The critical focus of this book is reconnecting Sudanese academic and research institutions with the discourse of sustainable inclusive growth. The book includes selection of the best papers presented during the 2nd Diaspora International Conference, held at the University of Sussex, Brighton – United Kingdom 11-12 June 2015. The different chapters selected have tremendous scope in both focus and source, covering a broad spectrum of the conference theme: The role of universities and research institutions in managing knowledge for a sustainable inclusive growth in Sudan.


PART I: Policy for Sustainable Inclusive Economic Growth

Comparing Sudan to its peers in Africa and the Arab World with regard to Knowledge Economy existence and development

Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates

Policy support for innovation at grassroots in developing countries: perspectives from Nigeria

Chux Daniels, SPRU, University of Sussex, United Kingdom and HSRC, South Africa

PART II: Education and Learning 

Critical evaluation of the education system in the Sudan from independence to date

Adil A. Dafa’Alla, Airbus UK, United Kingdom

Elmouiz S. Hussein, Airbus UK, United Kingdom

Marwan A. A. Adam, Sudanese Knowledge Society, Sudan

E-Learning and its Application for Training in Organisation: Challenges in Implementation

Ali Yousef, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom 

Mind mapping: an effective multisensory, learning and teaching strategy, underutilized in medical education in Sudan

Nahlaa A. Khalifa, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

An experience from a growing private medical sciences institute of Nile College, Sudan

Sumaia Al Fadil and Mohamed Yousif Sukkar, Nile College, Sudan

PART III: Diaspora Partnership Models and Approaches

Mobile populations in immobile welfare systems: a typology of institutions providing social welfare and protection arrangements within a mobility framework

Ester Serra Mingot and Valentina Mazzucato, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Engaging diaspora in promoting medical specialty training in Sudan: a proposed model

Elsheikh Badr, Fayrouz Abdalla and Ayat Abuagla, Sudan Medical Specialization Board, Sudan

Medics in diaspora: building partnerships, SDUI & SAA as an Example

Sohel M G Ahmed, Sligo Regional Hospital, Ireland

Diaspora partnerships with Sudanese institutions for health and development: experience from the Sudan Health Consultancy group

Muna I Abdel Aziz, Warrington Borough Council, United Kingdom

Safa I A Abdalla, Public health researcher, United States 

Mayada AbuAffan, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, United Kingdom

Ishraqa MA Awad, General Practice, United Kingdom

Moneim Elhassan, Health Practitioner, United Kingdom

Rida Y ElKheir, Isle of Wight Council, United Kingdom

Maha Ellider, Assistant Professor, Saudi Arabia

Basma ElSafi, King’s College Hospital, United Kingdom

Victor Joseph, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, United Kingdom

Huda H Mohamed, West Midlands East Health Protection Unit, United Kingdom

PART IV: Public health and Medical Sciences

Development of professionalism and dietetic practice : a critical role for the nationally dispersed group of leaders and futurists in the field of nutrition and dietetics

Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudia Arabia

A comparative study of health and safety provisions and their impacts on profit and non-profit organizations

Rahaman Hasan, London Churchill College, United Kingdom

Taslim Ahammad, London Churchill College, United Kingdom

Impact of knowledge on dietary control of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Khartoum State

Maha Agieb, Saudi German Hospital, Saudi Arabia