|Y. M. Dambisya|
|EQUINET: Network for Equality in Health in Southern Africa, 2007
Christopher D. Williams, Emma L. Pitchforth & Christopher O'Callaghan
Medical Education, 2010
|Medical Reference Services Quarterly, 2008|
V. Renggli, I. De Ryck, S. Jacob, H. Yeneneh, S. Sirgu, L. Mpanga Sebuyira, A. Pfi tzer, J. Downing, C. Portillo, J. Murray, S. Gove, R. Colebunders
The Lancet, 2008
S. Nath and G. Jovic
British Journal of Plastic Surgery, 1996
Professor Yakub Mulla is the Principal Investigator for the MEPI program at the University of Zambia. He qualified first as a General surgeon as one of the first candidates on the MMed program in Zambia, and then went on to train as an Orthopedic surgeon in London and subsequently Liverpool, UK. between 1989 and 1992. After he returned to Zambia he started his own MMed Orthopedic program in 1993.
Prof. Mulla became assistant Dean of postgraduate studies in 1996, a post that he held for eight years. He was elected as Dean in 2004 and has served as Dean for six years. He has continued to actively practice Orthopedic Surgery during that period. During this period the school increased the number of undergraduate program offered from one to six and postgraduate programs from six to fourteen. The University has worked actively to improve the quality and breadth of health focused Education in Zambia and has made strides in many areas in the School of Medicine.
As member of the Medical Council of Zambia (the statutory regulatory body in Zambia) Prof. Mulla was elected as Chair in 2005. Over the last five years the Council has strengthened the regulations in regards to supervision, registration, accreditation etc. As Chair Prof. Mulla oversaw transition of the Medical Council into the Health Professions Council of Zambia which was completed last year.
The Professor has served as Chair of the Examinations Council of Health Sciences which oversees diploma qualifications for several of Zambia’s Colleges and underwrites certificates. He has also been Chair of the Medical Licentiate Training Program at Chainama Hospital, which trains clinical officers and upgrades them into Medical licentiates, a cadre that provides medical and surgical care in areas where there are no doctors.
British Medical Journal, 2009
|A. Zumla, J. Huggett, K. Dheda, C. Green, N. Kapata, P. Mwaba|
|Tropical Medicine & International Health, 2010|
|Capacity Project, 2009
|Capacity Building for Research|
|Costing and Financing|
|Increasing Health Workforce|
|Information and Communication Technology|
|Medical Education Research|
|Monitoring and Evaluation|
|Policies and Regulations|
|Women and Medicine|
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).