Breakout Workshop: Creating a New Model for Medical Education Global Active Learning

Mission Statement: To advance the art and science of medicine through innovative: innovative medical education, research, and compassionate health care delivery in an environment that advocates critical thinking, creativity, integrity, and professionalism “Learning takes place through the active behaviour of the student : It is what he does that he learns, not what the teacher does” Please...
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Breakout Workshop: Challenges and Opportunities of New Medical Schools in Africa Consortium of New Sub Sahara Africa Medical Schools – CONSAMS

Contexts: Global VS Local? Adaptation locally but harnessing of resources globally in a way that confers capacity to flexibly address local challenges while using global knowledge,experience, and share resources… (Frenket al. Lancet 2010) “Global policies can be helpful in offering strategies and standards for care delivery, but they must be adapted to local context to minimize unintended...
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Emergency Medicine Outreach: A UKZN- Mepi initiative

• Capacity development, health system strengthening, community system strengthening • Increase the quality and quantity of health care workers • Attract and retain health care workers over time to areas of need by creating a supportive learning environment in rural facilities Please...
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Conceptualisation of Competency Based Curriculum

CBC is a recommended standard for transformation for health professional education to improve health outcomes of population (WHO, 2009; 2013; 2015). Please...
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Evaluation Of Medical Student’s Perspectives And Self-reported Competencies Regarding Health Advocacy

As health advocates, healthcare professionals responsibly use their expertise and influence to advance the health and well-being of individuals, communities and populations. Please...
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The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) Experience in a Resource Limited – Uganda Medical School

Health Professions’ Education at Makerere University, Uganda has undergone major transformation. Innovations in student learning experiences: • Problem Based Learning • Community Based Education and Services • Clinical clerkship has been structured, and made more student centered. • Competency Based Education Please...
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Promoting integrative learning in an undergraduate medical curriculum: Students’ perceptions

Student diversity – background education – impact on: • variations in language skills • study skills • confidence to participate • motivation to study Please...
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The use of research evidence in emergency nursing practice in a tertiary level hospital in Ghana

Historically, nurses have relied on expert opinions in clinical decision-making (Baiomy & Abdel, 2015). These traditional ways of practicing may not only be outdated but unsafe (Hadgu, Almaz & Tsehay, 2015). Please...
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Accessibility of point-of-care diagnostic services for maternal health in rural Ghana primary healthcare clinics: A cross-sectional survey of Upper East Region

Ghana’s maternal mortality rate at the end of 2015 was estimated to be 319/100,000 live births.   Please...
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Anal HPV genotype distribution among HIV positive women reporting for routine cervical cancer screening in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Most common sexually transmitted infection 206 HPV types, 60 infect mucosal epithelia & 13 have oncogenic potential High-risk (HR)-include 16, 18, 31,33,45, 52, 58 Please...
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Diagnostic imaging and universal health coverage (UHC)

The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in September 2015, a clarion call for unified global action. Please...
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Artemether-Lumefantrine Trial with Increased Treatment Duration

To study the pharmacokinetics, safety and efficacy of AL among adult Ugandans with uncomplicated P. F malaria, who are treated with a max total daily dose of (A160mg: L960mg) for max period of 7days. Please...
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