Critical Factors for Research Training and Capacity Development in Africa

Scholarship is the pursuit of learning, gaining mastery in one or more disciplines. Scholars distinguish themselves by their accomplishments in publications, research, invention and teaching.   Please...
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Research administration and management should matter within AFREhealth

Background • To do successful research requires research administrative support. • Many institutions do not put enough investments or resources to develop adequate health research support systems. • Research administrators and managers are the unsung heroes in a successful research enterprise. Please...
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Ethical issues in collection and use of human materials during TB clinical research in Uganda

Human biological materials are useful research materials and are usually stored for possible uses in future research because they preserve valuable biological information, save time and resources and are less burdensome to sample sources. However, use of stored human materials may result in issues like disclosure of genetic information about an individual or community which may have dire...
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Strategies to address the Crisis in Medical Litigation

Casualty At least 70% of all patient action against doctors can be traced directly to communication failure. This includes poor communication, patients not treated with respect and dignity, staff arrogance, bullying etc. Always enquire about patient expectations. Please...
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The Research Fairness Initiative Towards equity in global health research

A truly South African university that is academically excellent, innovative in research, critically engaged with society and demographically representative, redressing the disadvantages, inequities and imbalances of the past. Please...
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Strenghtening Mozambique’s Health Post-Graduate Education & Research Systems Through Sustainable Partnerships

Post-graduate training and research within public health sector in Mozambique remains a challenge. Among the factors contributing to this situation are: high working load of health professionals, lack of mentorship, absence of research skills and lack of proficiency in English. Please...
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The Role of GHSP in strengthening medical and nursing education in Uganda.

The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) was formed to help support the education &training, of future healthcare workers. Please...
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The experience of the Essential Medicines Programme in South Africa

Reflecting back on the National Drug Policy (NDP) • National Drug Policy (1996) – to ensure the availability and accessibility of essential drugs to all citizens. • Essential Drugs Programme (EDP) – to address selection of essential medicines and rational and safe use. Please...
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A Participatory Approach to Volunteer Placements and Trainings; The GHSP Uganda Experience

To share experiences from GHSP on the participatory approach used for international Volunteer placements at respective universities in Uganda. Please...
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Promoting Research Through ICT Excellence: Successes and challenges of the partnership between University of Zimbabwe and University of Colorado Denver, USA.

UZ researchers faced many barriers to productivity: • Unmanageable costs • Time • High risk of data loss during project • Difficult reuse of data Please...
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Graduate nurses perceptions on a BSN programme in Malawi

The study explored the graduate nurses’ perceptions on how their learning in the BSN programme empowered them for practice Please...
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A scoping review of 26 years of post-graduate medical education in Sub-Saharan Africa challenges and enablers reported by PGME programs

What are the lessons learned from the published literature in the last 26 years on Post-Graduate Medical Education in Sub-Saharan Africa? Please...
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