Nocturnal Car Assault

Khartoum has always been very safe and secured. People have said that Khartoum is the safest capital city in the Arab and the African world. I have every reason to believe this. However certain stray incidents let us down and we feel frustrated. During the recent protests against petrol price hike some non protesters tookContinue reading “Nocturnal Car Assault”

Namaste to Sudan through Sudan Vision

Our journey started together eleven years ago in Khartoum. I have been associated with Sudan Vision ever since, both as a reader and as a freelance contributor. Sudan Vision has always given space to the Indian community in Sudan. This also reflects the space that Sudanese people have for Indians in their minds and heart.Continue reading “Namaste to Sudan through Sudan Vision”

Educators-led Diabetes Mini Clinics in Sudan

“There are 1.7 million diabetic patients in Sudan” said Prof.Mohamed Ali Eltom, “and the number is increasing because of the social life. Consumption of excessive sugar, starch, oil and no exercise is the cause. We need to work on both prevention and care at the primary level”. Diabetes Care Organization (DCO) was formed three yearsContinue reading “Educators-led Diabetes Mini Clinics in Sudan”

Life saving medicines donated to Khartoum State Ministry of Health

We are all aware that recent rains and floods have affected thousands of people in Khartoum and other areas. Some of the people have lost their lives and the rest have lost their homes and property. As an aftermath of this crisis the major problem that arises in the affected people are diseases like malaria,Continue reading “Life saving medicines donated to Khartoum State Ministry of Health”

The Changing Role of Community Pharmacists FROM DRUG DISPENSATION TO MEDICAL INFORMATION

Khartoum Medicines Information Centre (KhMIC) According to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy in USA, there are as many as 7000 deaths annually from incorrect prescriptions. These Medication Errors can occur in hospitals or pharmacies and the error may be made by any of the staff involved with choosing or dispensing medication. Medication ErrorsContinue reading “The Changing Role of Community Pharmacists FROM DRUG DISPENSATION TO MEDICAL INFORMATION”

Celebration and Remembrance -Indian Ambassador requests Indian community to observe 2 minutes silence for lives lost in recent floods in Sudan and Northern India amidst celebrations of 66th anniversary of Indian Independence Day

Last Thursday, on 15th August ’13, India celebrated the 66th Anniversary of its Independence Day. The Indian community in Sudan assembled in the morning at India House in Khartoum, the official residence of the Ambassador of India to Sudan. His Excellency Mr. Sanjay Kumar Verma unfurled the Indian national flag and the national anthem wasContinue reading “Celebration and Remembrance -Indian Ambassador requests Indian community to observe 2 minutes silence for lives lost in recent floods in Sudan and Northern India amidst celebrations of 66th anniversary of Indian Independence Day”

Indian Community Celebrates Eid & Onam in Khartoum

Kerala Cultural Activity Centre (KCA) has been organizing this annual event for the Indian community in Khartoum for the last twelve years. The aim of the event is to celebrate Eid and Onam together which is attended by more than 1000 people from the Indian community residing in Khartoum, Omdurman, Bahri and the peripheries. TheContinue reading “Indian Community Celebrates Eid & Onam in Khartoum”

Sudan bids Farewell to ONGC Chief Dr.Anil Bhandari

The river Nile in Sudan is pronounced as An neel. It sounds similar to Anil. This perhaps is one reason which brought Anil Bhandari to Sudan on 6th July 2011 as Country Manager and Executive Director of ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL). OVL is India’s largest international oil and gas exploration and production company. Dr.Anil Bhandari’sContinue reading “Sudan bids Farewell to ONGC Chief Dr.Anil Bhandari”

Sports Beyond Boundaries

Hatim Mohamed Elfatih was a Kung Fu champion in Khartoum. He was also a certified coach. His father decided to send Hatim and his three brothers to India for studies. After settling down with his studies in New Delhi for a Bachelor’s degree of Computer Applications (BCA), he could not stay away from Martial ArtsContinue reading “Sports Beyond Boundaries”