On February 17th, Seed Global Health entered into a memorandum of understanding with the National Council of Higher Education (NCHE) in Uganda. This partnership comes at a key juncture for the country. Following the identification of Uganda’s first cases in March, all universities and health training institutions closed, leading to disruptions in critical programs aimed to address Uganda’s shortages of health workers. Ensuring the resiliency and continuity of health professional education – especially in the contexts of pandemics – will be critical to strengthening Uganda’s health system in the long-term. Through this partnership and its work with the Ministry of Health and key regional partners, Seed Global Health (Seed) is committed to strengthening human resources for health and clinical practice in Uganda. The inception of this partnership arose from Seed’s work to lead health worker training on COVID care and … Read More
The Pre-Service Toolkit, developed by Jhpiego under the leadership of the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), outlines key programmatic steps, highlights lessons learned and identifies relevant resources to assist country programs, donors and governments with pre-service education programs. The toolkit is targeted for midwives, but may be used for other cadres as well.
A description of faculty and student experiences and projects in Guyana and a report of the outcomes of international experiences in relation to nursing curricula, professional nursing practice, and the quality of health care.
A detailed description of the Ugandan Health System, a status of Human Resources for Health in Uganda, and an overview of the Ugandan educational system.
Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS) in Uganda is undergoing a major reform to become a more influential force in society. The assessment identifies critical gaps in the core competencies of the MakCHS medicine and nursing programs and ways to overcome them in order to achieve goals.
A detailed review of Malawi’s current health care system, the educational system that feeds into it, and the changes and organizations that are working to make the Health Care System stronger.
Gathering information from an extensive survey, the study provides some of the most important information about the deep needs and challenges of medical education in sub-Saharan Africa.