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Charles Boelen

Charles Boelen is a medical doctor (Belgium, 1966 ), specialized in public health (University of Montreal, Canada), epidemiology (McGill University, Montreal), health system management (Harvard and Stanford Universities, USA) and education of health...Read full bio
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André-Jacques Neusy

André-Jacques Neusy, MD, DTM&H, is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Training for Health Equity Network (THEnet), a consortium of health-professions education institutions. THEnet conducts joint research to help build evidence to support...Read full bio
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Rachel Ellaway

Rachel Ellaway PhD is the Assistant Dean Curriculum and Planning and an Associate Professor at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and is widely published in the field of medical education .Read full bio


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

Launch of new International Award for Social Accountability

ELIGIBILITY for the AWARD The award can be given to an individual, a team, a department, an institution, organization or association in the academic world of health. The call for candidates will be made at the same time as the other AFMC awards but will also be distributed as widely as possible via... Read more

Social accountability, Could it be used to underpin the health-education system model to empower society in addressing health inequities, by holding health and education systems accountable ?

Social Accountability will feature in several sessions during the Prince Mahidol Award Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand, Jan 2014; Plenary 2 poses the question "The vision for transforming education includes the promotion of social accountability in health workforce education and in close... Read more

Skills Mix; an interview with Dr Lola Dare

Dr Lola Dare , Chief Executive Officer, CHESTRAD International The Centre for Health Sciences Training, Research and Development (CHESTRAD) is a global non-state, not-for-profit developmental agency. CHESTRAD works as an ethical African organization that employs evidence based approaches to... Read more