The EDC-Khartoum was established at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum in 1980 in response to the growing demand in the Sudan and the region for qualified teachers. The EDC set out to offer effective teacher training programmes, consultation on curricular development and reform, and innovative teaching and evaluation methods for the health professions. Since then EDC has enjoyed international and regional reputation for professional excellence.
EDC organized a good number of courses, symposia, workshops and various other activities for different institutions both at regional and local levels. EDC affiliated staff in collaboration with WHO energetically participated in the regional academic and professional programmes and activities which laid the foundation for the establishment of EDCs all over the Eastern Mediterranean Region. More..