On Friday, January 24th, 2020 at Amoud University School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (ASPGSR), Hargeisa Campus, Research Proposal Viva Voce was conducted. The Viva was organized by Mukhtaar Abdi Omar, who is Acting Dean, Amoud University School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (ASPGSR), in the absence of Dr. Mohamed Muse Jibril, who is away on twenty day job tour in India.
The Panelists included:-
- Dr. Vitalis Okoth (Chair)
- Kamya Emmanuel
- Dr. James Ojigo
- Dr. Sarah Kyolaba (Secretary)
- Peter Musiko
- Thomas Mayende
- Dr. David Onen (External Examiner)
|1.||Noura O. Mohamed||Public Health||Factors Influencing the Consumption of Iron-folic Acid Supplementation among Pregnant Women Attending Abdi Iidan MCH, Hargeisa, Somaliland.|
|2.||Saed M. Muhumed||Climate Change
||Effect of Climate Variability on Maize Production among Small-scale Farmers in Gabiley District, Somaliland|
|3.||Hibak M. Hassan||Public Health||Knowledge Attitude and Practice and Practice of Exclusive breast feeding among Mothers Attending Sahardiid in Hargeisa Somaliland.|
|4.||Ahmed H. Miigane||Climate Change
||Influence of Socio Economic Status on Rain Water Harvesting among Farmers in Arabsiyo District, Somaliland|
|5.||Shurki H. Abdilahi||Public Health
||Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Hand Hygiene among Nurse in Hargeisa Group Hospital in Hargeisa, Somaliland|
|6.||Abdiaziz A. Ibrahim||Climate Change||Effect of Climate Variability on Postharvest Among Small Scale Farmers in Gabiley District, Somaliland|
|7.||Farhiya M. Ahmed||Public Health
||Factors Associated with Exclusive Breastfeeding among Mothers with under six months Children attending Hawadle MCH, in Hargeisa District Somaliland|
|8.||Jawhar A. Abdisalam||Public Health
||Environmental Factors Associated with Diarrheal Diseases among Under Five Children in Ibrahim Koodbuur District, Hargeisa|
|9.||Ahmed A. Yusuf||Finance and Accounting||Challenges Facing Property Tax Collection in Somaliland: A Case of Hargeisa Municipality|
|10.||Mustafe M. Aw. Ali||Public Health||Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Hargeisa Group Hospital on Diabetes Melitus, Hargeisa, Somaliland.|
|11.||Huda A. Abdullah||Public Health||Assessment of Women Participation in Forest Management Practices in Gacan Libaax Goda Wayn District Saaxil, Somaliland.|
|12.||Mohamed A. Omer||Public Health||Effect of Household Solid Waste Management on Environmental Sanitation in 26 June, Hargeisa Somaliland.|
|13.||Mohamed A. Hassan||Public Health||Assessment of Challenge Facing Management of Bokh Rangeland Goda-Wayn District, Somaliland.|
|14.||Amoun Ali Haibe||Public Health||Assessment of Challenges Facing Gacan-libax Forest Conservation in Goda-wayne, Saaxil Region, Somaliland.|
The Program was conducted as follows:-
All candidates and the public are seated by 7.30 am.
7.40 - 7.45 am - Opening Remarks by the Dean, SPGS&R.
7.45 - 7.50 am - Opening Address by the Vice President (Academic Affairs), Amoud University or his representative.
7.50 - 8.00 am - Observations/Reactions from the floor. Moderated by the chair.
8.00 am - Viva voce begins.
This was an open Viva Voce and all members of the public were welcome. Candidates present in turns. Each student will make a 10-minute oral presentation espousing the background of the problem, the research problem, the thesis statement and its justification, and the methodology to be used to answer the key research questions. This was to be followed by a 20-minute question-answer session where the panelists shall ask the candidate questions based on both oral and written presentation, and the student responds. Each candidate must prepare 10 copies of a six slides summary of the main issues he/she focuses on during the Viva Voce.