Competency-based medical educationin two Sub-Saharan African medical schools
December 2-4, 2015 | ARAA Meeting (Association for Research Administrators in Africa)Arusha, Tanzania
ARAA's purpose is to serve as a professional forum for global health research administrators in Africa. For more information go to: http://araafrica.org/
Free Open Online Course: Tropical Parasitology: Protozoans, Worms, Vectors and Human Diseases | Developed by Duke University and Starting Feb 9, 2015. At KCMC, 269 medical students will use the online course to supplement in-class learning.
eLearning for undergraduate health professional education|a systematic review informing a radical transformation of health workforce development
Dr. Masego Kebaetse presented virtually on November 25, 2014 about the process of developing an eLearning strategy at the University of Botswana, Faculty of Medicine.
Authors:Ismail M1,4, Mabila F1,6, Almeida HS1, Alberto C1, Singh A1, Mausse A1 , Noormahomed SM6, Nguenha A6, Carrilho C1,4,6, Bila D1, Mocumbi AO 1,5,6, Damasceno A1,4, Funzamo C6, Vaila V6, Chirrime C6, Schooley RT2, Benson CA 2, Patel S1,4,6, Noormahomed EV1,2,3,6
1Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Moçambique; 2University of Califórnia, San Diego, San Diego, USA; 3Universidade Lúrio, Moçambique; 4Hospital Central do Maputo, Moçambique, 5Instituto Nacional de Saúde, Moçambique; 6MIHER- Mozambique Institute for Health Education and Research
"The implementation of e-learning at MEPI-Universidade Eduardo Mondlane (UEM)-Mozambique Medical School in Mozambique is a challenge and requires sustained commitment of program leadership, stakeholder support, and a realistic strategic plan."
Book Launch: African Health Leaders Making Change and Claiming the Future |Edited by Francis Omaswa & Nigel Crisp
National Institute of Cancer Funding Opportunity |Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Cancer Detection, Diagnostic and Treatment Technologies for Global Health (UH2/UH3)
GETHealth Summit 2014 |November 13-14, 2014: "Leveraging healthcare ecosystems and information technology to bridge the health workforce gap" Early abstract submission due August 29, 2014. Late breaking submissions may be accepted at a later date nearer event commencement (Deadline TBA)
Duban, South Africa General Grant Writing & Grant Management Workshop |The UKZN MEPI Programme in conjunction with MEPI-RESCAP at the School of Applied Human Sciences is offering twenty (30) sponsorships to UKZN research administrators/staff and PhD students to attend a general grant writing & grant management workshop.
Interviewee:Professor Noel SamMicrobiology and Immunology Faculty, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College
"How often do you use LMS? I use the LMS quite often because I find it an effective way to reach out to my students. It has been user friendly for me in delivering my lectures and teaching materials as well as assessing my students."
The Elmina Declaration for Human Resources for Health |A partnership of Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, the U.S. non-governmental organization Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has helped strengthen educational and in-service training programs targeting the Rwandan health workforce
Enhancing Formal Educational and In-Service Training Programs in Rural Rwanda |A partnership of Rwanda’s Ministry of Health, the U.S. non-governmental organization Partners In Health, Harvard Medical School, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has helped strengthen educational and in-service training programs targeting the Rwandan health workforce
MEPI Scholarships to attend SARETI Modules |The University of KwaZulu-Natal MEPI Programme is offering ten scholarships for Research Ethics Committee members/health care professionals employed at international MEPI sites to attend the South African Research Ethics Training Initiative’s (SARETI) modules on Institutionalizing Ethical Review of Health Research and Ethical Issues in HIV Vaccine Trials.
The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is a coordinated effort led by the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) and supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).