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WVSU, United Arab Emirates University Partner on Health Conference

WVSU campus in Institute, W.Va.

West Virginia State University is partnering with the University of Sharjah on an international health conference.

The “Solutions for Better Life” conference will be held Nov. 15-19 at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.

West Virginia State said Monday in a news release that participants will include world health experts and high school and university students from 100 countries. The goal is to identify innovative solutions to global health problems.

During the conference, student participants will present their solutions to scholars and health experts. There also will be an academic symposium that will include research findings, paper presentations, panel discussions and workshops.

The conference will be sponsored by the Dubai-based nonprofit The Tekha Group.