Society Organizes Conference on Knowledge Transfer
Addis Ababa, April 29 (WIC) – The Ethiopian Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society (EKTTS) convened a conference today on the theme of transfer of knowledge.
The conference, being attended by experts from a broad spectrum of professions, will deliberate on strategies for knowledge distribution and the possibilities of knowledge transfer in combating the current health problems in Ethiopia.
Also featuring in the conference are a group of 20 American Scientists working in the medical professions, who will be networking with Ethiopian Scientists involved in researches on HIV/AIDS.
According to Dr. Gashaw Yayehrad, Coordinator of the steering Committee of EKTTS, the team of Scientists has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National AIDS Council on future cooperation on AIDS research.
The team, which consists such prominent scientists as Dr. Jay A. Levy, one of the discoverers of the AIDS Virus, will also work with the Faculty of Medicine of the Addis Ababa University, AAU.
The Ethiopian Knowledge and Technology Transfer Society, a voluntary organization of Ethiopians in various fields of professions, is to work to mobilize and coordinate support from overseas, local organizations and individuals for transferring knowledge and technology as a way for contribution to the development of Ethiopia.