The Covid-19 Memento ” Knowledge, Innovation and Expertise vs COVID-19 Pandemic: Towards a rapid exit from the crisis »Is a perfect embodiment of the spirit of initiative, resilience and collective intelligence that the Mohammed V University in Rabat considers to have been able and able to oppose in the face of this unprecedented situation of pandemic crisis, and this in the image of all components of the academic and university system of our country.
Nearly a hundred professors from the Med V University of Rabat, from all its establishments and all specialties combined, contributed to the drafting of its COVID-19 Memento. The concern for the scientific approach was present throughout the production process of this work, says the university.
In addition to the rigorous bibliographic and webographic references, the authors have also endeavored to base their analyzes and proposals on benchmark studies, proven statistics and recognized collections of international best practices.
The result, in the general opinion, was a work of high scientific and academic quality in various forms, argues the University, namely the enlightenment, popularization, results of field studies, expertise or solution, contributions .
Thus, the analysts were able to analyze in a concrete and rigorous manner the health, human, socio-economic and technological impacts of the pandemic on our country. Above all, they were able to offer solutions that could be immediately exploited for effective management of the crisis and its effects, the same source said.
The publication of the electronic (July 2020) and paper (September 2020) versions of this book, had a great national and international impact, indicates the university. Indeed, common cognitive heritage, the UM5 indicates that its Covid-19 Memento continues to constitute a real reference document, both for the recovery plans of the various sectors affected by the pandemic, as for research and development projects. innovation to be carried out to mitigate its impact.
A year is also the ideal length for a ” return on experience »Serene and thoughtful, considers the same source, around this work and its recommendations, especially since the subjects discussed and the proposed solutions are more topical than ever.
It is with this objective that the Mohammed V University of Rabat, through its Cité de l’Innovation, is organizing this conference, this Wednesday July 7 at 4.30 p.m., including three workshops dealing with seven different themes, spaces for debate and discussion. analysis around the Covid-19 Memento and updated in light of the latest developments in the pandemic (variants, mitigation, vaccination, etc.), initiatives undertaken at national and international level to fight against its effects (vaccine campaigns, management of the state of health emergency, cross-border cooperation, etc.), and avenues of action and reflection, put forward by the new Development Model of our country.