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Ongoing Discussions - Interprofessional education

Reflecting on the AfriPEN Research Workshop, and the First Symposium for Interprofessional Education in Africa

Reflecting on the AfriPEN Research Workshop, and the First Symposium for Interprofessional Education in Africa . During the week of September 17, AfriPEN took another giant step forward in its development as the “go to” organization for interprofessional education and collaborative practice in sub-... Read more

Interprofessional Education in Healthcare: Improving Human Resources Capacity to Achieve Universal Health

The Unit of Human Resources for Health (HSS/HR), Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS), hosted in Bogotá, Colombia, from December 7 to 9 the meeting “Interprofessional Education in Healthcare: Improving Human Resources Capacity to Achieve Universal Health”. A total of 14 countries of the... Read more

Promoting Interprofessional Education through Healthy Competition

Promoting Interprofessional Education through Healthy Competition By Cary Amiel G. Villanueva and Jan Ynav T. Quiz The Blue Team composed of Jan Philippe H. Tan (Medicine), Dana Lee Acosta (Behavioral Sciences), Hannah M. Pellejo (Physical Therapy), Holymn Faith Buan (Pharmacy) and Karen Joyce... Read more

Beyond the Doha Youth Declaration on Reshaping the Humanitarian Agenda

Children and youth are considered a vulnerable population in disasters and conflicts. They have specific needs and, in times of crisis, may be subjected to violence and abuse. However, in recent years, young people have emerged as thinkers and active players in humanitarian response. This trend is... Read more

Education for a New Generation of Humanitarian Workers

Photo: WHO/J.Swan On 19 March 2015, the world has come to the first major international agreement in the post-2015 agenda. Adopted by representatives from 187 countries, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 captured unprecedented momentum and political commitment to build... Read more

All Together for Better Health': the World Coordinating Committee for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice and the conference series

#ALLTogetherforBetterHealth www.atbh.org Editors note, Smart, connected education Today sees the launch of the new transformative education (TE) website ! The 2015 TE blogging calendar will support both the implementation of the WHO guidelines leading up to the WHO World Health Assembly in May next... Read more

China embraces One Health for One World

China embraces One Health for One World A recent issue of the Lancet highlighted the complexity of China’s health professional education system. As Li Bin, minister of the newly formed National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), reaffirmed that health professionals are the key driving... Read more

The Non-Physician Clinician - the Invisible Workforce

The Global Health Workforce Alliance estimates that by 2035 the global shortage of healthcare providers will be 12.9 million 1 . Current estimates are that over 1 billion people do not have access to health care providers today. 2 The non-physician clinician (NPC) plays an important role in the... Read more

Eastern and African Countries Interprofessional Education and Practice Networking

Eastern and African Countries Interprofessional Education and Practice Networking (ECIPEN) ECIPEN helps individuals and organisations in Eastern and African countries to share their experience in developing interprofessional education programmes, methods and materials for improving collaborative... Read more

Addressing inequities in public health education, a perspective from Sudan

Addressing inequities in public health education, a perspective from Sudan The Sudan, a country located in North Eastern Africa is one of the largest countries in Africa, ranking the sixteenth in the World. The country suffered from political instability and prolonged conflicts that lead to a... Read more

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