Breakout Workshop: Building the AFREhealth –Consortium of Universities of Global Health (CUGH) partnership -priorities and next steps

• Improve health care through research, education and capacity building • Address human resources for health challenges • Create equity and reduce health disparities • Develop African leadership in health professions education and research Please...
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Breakout Workshop: Building the AFREhealth – Consortium of Universities of Global Health (CUGH) partnership – priorities and next steps?

What is CUGH – Summary FOUNDED 2008: Seed funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation – Amalgamated with “GHEC” (founded 1990’s) to form CUGH – Secretariat opened Washington, DC: Sept 2012; – Largest academic global health organization in the world – ~ 170+ academic institutions, associations, NGOs, other partners –...
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Breakout Workshop: Time for Action

Socially Accountable Health Workforce Education What is Social Accountability? Institutions that train health workers design their education, research and service activities to meet health needs of the communities they serve—with priorities jointly defined by government, services providers and others including the populations in greatest need. Please...
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Breakout Workshop: Time for Action

Time for Action: Addressing gender inequities in health workforce education: A synopsis from Makerere University Founded in 1922 as a technical college. A men’s college and did not admit women until 1945, 6 females The first motto for MUK was “LET US BE MEN”. Motto now “WE BUILD FOR THE FUTURE”. Faculty of Medicine (FOM) –CHS has been in existence since 1924. Please...
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Breakout Workshop: Time For Action

Gender Equity in the Health Workforce: A Global Perspective In academic medicine, Downs et al, found that in the top 50 US medical schools only 24% of the directors were women. At the 68th World Health Assembly only 23% of Member States had a woman in the role of chief delegate. Yet….Gender diversity in decision making and participation in the workforce results in stronger economies, more...
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National policies and older people’s healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

46 million people ≥60 years lived in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region in 2015 (United Nations, 2017) The number is projected to increase more than 2 fold by 2050 -Ageing is associated with chronic diseases and increased healthcare utilization demographic change will have far-reaching consequences for the health systems in the SSA (World Health Organization, 2015). Please...
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COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AMONG THE ELDERLY IN UGANDA

To determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment and the effect on caregiver stress and coping strategies among Ugandan community elderly individuals. Please...
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Assessing the Management of Breast Cancer at a Tertiary Healthcare Facility in Nigeria

Most common female cancer worldwide [1-2] >1million incidents diagnosed annually [1, 3] High mortality among African women [2, 4] Incidence, mortality increasing in Nigeria [5-6] Late presentation remain a challenge [7-8] Please...
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Reaping MEPI Investments: Post award sustainability in Research, ICT and Health Education

• Programmatic Award – NECTAR-Novel Education Clinical Trainees And Researchers programme • Linked Awards – CHRIS-Cerebrovascular, Heart failure, Rheumatic heart disease Interventions Strategy – IMHERZ-Improving Mental Health Education and Research in Zimbabwe Please...
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BUILDING HEALTH RESEARCH CAPACITY IN MOZAMBIQUE: LESSONS LEARNED FROM MEPI AND THE WAY FORWARD

1. Increasing educational capacity. 2. Developing research capacity. 3. Strengthening bioinformatics. 4. Developing retention and sustainability strategies. 5. Building communities of practice. Please...
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Integration of Information Technology into the Health Science Education

ICT netwok and infrasctruture are strategic for educational process and curricula development at the Faculty of Health Sciences UniLúrio. They support e-Learning, virtual Library and access to e-platforms. When applied to traditional classroom environment, ICT provides a new channel to access to the world of dynamic information. Please...
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Building a Sustainable Online Learning Collaborative to Achieve a Workforce for a Resilient Health System

• Funded by Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) • JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is working to build the capacity of impact partners in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the DRC. • Includes schools of medicine, midwifery and nursing; professional associations; and government ministries that contribute to improving the quality of health professional education. Please...
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