Coronavirus

Thursday, November 5, 2020
The genetic sequencing of COVID-19 in the infected people in Palestine

A first of its kind study in Palestine

In the time when the whole world is trying to fight, control and limit COVID-19 spread, and as we are trying to understand the pandemic status in Palestine, an international team from Arab American University, the Palestinian Ministry of Health and University College London prepared a study that is the first of its kind concerning the genetic sequencing of COVID-19 between infected people in Palestine.

The study shows that the genetic differences in Palestine is the same as it is in the whole world, and the research proved that Palestine had witnessed many extraneous cases at different times, and this means that there is no first case or patient number zero.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Upon the decision of Jenin Governor of closing Jenin city and camp for five days due to the epidemiological situation:

Arab American University announces that the campus (in Jenin only) will be closed for five days, starting from Tuesday morning Oct. 13th, 2020 until Sunday morning Oct. 18th, 2020, and we will resume our work Sunday morning Oct. 18th, 2020.

Wishing you all to stay safe and healthy

Sunday, September 27, 2020
The Scientific day via Zoom about “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Psychological Health”

With the participation of psychological and educational researchers from Palestine, Syria, Morocco, Egypt and Algeria, Arab American University organized a scientific day through Zoom entitled “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Psychological Health”

Dr. Layla Herzallah- the Mental and Educational Health Consultant in AAUP moderated the scientific day sessions.

The first session started with a presentation of a scientific paper entitled “The Psychological, Social and Educational Implications of COVID-19 and the Best Ways to Deal with it” by Prof. Mohammad Shaheen form Al-Quds Open University. 

Dr. Marsalina Hassan from Syria talked about the grief and mourning that the families who suffer from COVID-19 feel, and how it affects their psychological health. 

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