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PLENARY 1: OPENING SESSION | Moderator: Emilia NoormahomedWelcome & Opening Remarks | Jorge FerraoU.S.A Ambassador Representative | Mark CassayreGlobal Aids Coordinator Representative | Ambassador Caroline RyanOfficial opening of Symposium|Orlando QuilamboTransforming the health system through health professionals education|Suwit WibulpolprasertPLENARY 2: PARTNERSHIPS: LESSONS FOR MEPI | Moderators:James Hakim & Celestino ObuaPartnerships in MEPI | Joe KolarsExperience of the Asia pacific network for health professional education reforms(ANHER) | Wanicha CheungkongkaewPartnerships For Social Accountability in Medical Education | Andre-Jacques NeusyPartnerships for a new medical school | Jorge FerraoPLENARY 3: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES: IMPACT AND SUSTAINABILITY | Moderators: Myat Htoo Razak & Marietjie de Vullierse-learning: MEPI experience | Oathokwa NkomazanaIntegrating e-learning into Health professionals Education |Alfred MtetaVirtual medical education curriculum resourses | Jim ScottICT for basic Sciences Education at University of Ibadan | Samuel Olaleye
Mozambique Experience on innovation in Health professional’s skills Development|Pascoal MocumbiMEPI INNOVATIONS BREAKOUT SESSIONS:BUILDING CAPACITY IN FAMILY MEDICINE | Milliard DerbewGuiding the Development of Family Medicine Training in Africa Through Collaboration in MEPI |Marietjie de VilliersThe Decentralised platform for family medicine training in KWAZULU-NATAL- The Bethesda experience | Gloria MfekaStrengthening Family Medicine in Uganda; What MESAU-MEPI has done | Innocent Besigye KabahenaCrossing Boundaries: The Potential for Innovative Medical Education models to Challenge Traditional Assessment Practices|Su.S.A.n Van SchalkwykSTRENGTHENING RESEARCH CAPACITY | Moderators: Steve KamizaMIHER- Mozambiquie Research support center |Sergio Noormahomed,FametiTaero & Vanessa VailaDeveloping scholarship in undergraduate medical student at the university of kwazulu-Natal teaching research | Stephen KnightMentored Research: Enhancing Health Professions Students’ Research Capacity at the MESAU Institutions| Celestino ObuaHealth Systems Research Capacity Building: A Catalyst For Improved Health Care Delivery and Professional Development Kebaabetswe PolokoStrengthening Research Capacity in Nigerian Universities Through Mentored Research Program|David O. OlaleyeHIV/AIDS MANAGEMENT | Moderator: Sandro Vento HIV/AIDS Prevalence at the Accident and Emergency Centre of a tertiary and Referral Health Institution in Kumasi, Ghana| Eno Akua BineyThe Nurse Anitiated Aanagement of Antiretroviral Treatment at UKZN: A multi-level curriculum innovation and successes of the past three years of MEPI Grant| Nisha Nadesan-ReddyAddressing the problem of HIV/AIDS and other STIS Among Youth through formal Education ( HIV)| Georgina OdaiboENHANCED STUDENT LEARNING | Moderators: Oathokwa Nkomazana The MEPI - UKZN Decentralized Training Programme for 4th year medical students: Predictors of site choice and associated perceptions and experiences | Moise MuzigabaChallenges in integrating a comprehensive medical education improvement programme at UZCHS| Midion ChidzongaThe Role of Students’ Groups in Enhancing Medical Education at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College| Rose MwangiDeveloping virtual microscopy-based tools to help teach histology in african medical schools|Peter G. AndersonINNOVATIONS IN EDUCATION | Moderator: Alfred MtetaSustaining Educational Innovations at college of Health Sciences Makerere University | Sarah KiguliAnalytical Support Clinic to Strengthen Research Capacity at UNZA | Patrick MusondaImpact of pre-clinical Medical Skills Training on Medical Students in Zambia | Cheryl SnyderDean’s DashBoard|David Potenziani
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).