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PLENARY 1: OPENING SESSION | Moderator: Nelson SewankamboWelcome & Opening Remarks | Nelson Sewankambo U.S. Ambassador | Ambassador Scott DeLisiUSG Representatives | Ambassador Jimmy KolkerGlobal Aids Coordinator | Ambassador Eric GoosbyMinister of Education of Uganda | Representative for The Honorable Jessica AlupoThe Prime Minister of Health | Representative for The Right Honorable Ruhakana RugundaPLENARY 2: REFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION IN AFRICA | Moderators: Francis Omaswa & Midion ChidzongaRethinking & Reengineering the Higher Education Space in Nigeria | Michael FaborodeAssociation of African Universities: The role of Trans-African Networks | George A. O. MagohaUniversities in Transition to Improve Public Health: A Tanzanian Case Study | Charles MkonyLinking the Past & Present in Medical Education | Alexander OdongaPLENARY 3: TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED MEDICAL EDUCATION | Moderators: Seble Frehywot & Roger GlassBasic Science Modules: Free & Fun Approach by Khan Academy | Rishi Desai eLearning & eLibrary as Educational Imperatives for Rapid Scale Up | Milliard DerbewUse of Technology in Delivering Medical Education: Update from KCMC | Moshi NtabayeGlobal Education & Health Technology: African Applications | Robert Bollinger
MEPI INNOVATIONS BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING | Moderators: Jehu Iputo & Harriet MayanjaQuality Enhancements & Curriculum Change: University of Zimbabwe | James HakimCurriculum Review & Redesign to Support Transformative Learning | Lilian DudleyPoint of Care Ultrasonography in Physician Training: The Mozambique Experience | Carla CarrilhoBUILDING CONSORTIA FOR SUSTAINABILITY | Moderators: Abraham Haileamlak & Fastone GomaSpreading the Wealth: The UNZA Partnerships | Yakub MullaMapping the Evolution of MESAU Consortia | Florence AyebareConsortium of New Southern African Medical Schools (CONSAMS) | Quentin EichbaumConsortium of New Southern African Medical Schools (CONSAMS) | Kasonde BowaRESEARCH TRAINING INNOVATIONS | Moderators: Henry Sondheimer & Sandro VentoMEPIN Institutional & Individual Research Capacity Building Strategies | Dr. David OlaleyeResearch Ethics Capacity Building Program at UKZN | Nivedhna SinghStudent Mentored Research | James TumwineREFLECTIONS ON COLLABORATIONS: US MEPI PARTNERS (PART I) | Moderators: Joseph Kolars & Peter DonkorUniversity of Pennsylvania-University of Botswana | TBD SpeakerUniversity of Washington-University of Nairobi | Carey FarquharDuke University-KCMC | John BartlettEDUCATION SYSTEM INNOVATIONS | Moderators: Paschalis Rugarabamu & Alfred MtetaUniversity of Malawi College of Medicine | Steve KamizaHealth Systems Research at the University of Botswana | Oathokwa NkomazanaStrategic Engagement of Institutional Leadership: University of Nairobi | Francis Njiri
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).