Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the NegevAmerican Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion’s vision, creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University’s expertise locally and around the globe. With some 20,000 students on campuses in Beer-Sheva, Sede Boqer and Eilat in Israel’s southern desert, BGU is a university with a conscience, where the highest academic standards are integrated with community involvement, committed to sustainable development of the Negev.

This video describes the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration initiative of our partner Ben-Gurion University, which was successfully realized with funding from the Alliance.  The graduation of the first mixed Israeli-Jordanian EMT class was written up in Israel 21C

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