Dear AFREhealth Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that AFREhealth announces the successful election of new office bearers for the AFREhealth Executive Committee, at the Governing Council meeting held via an online Zoom meeting on 4 August 2020. The new Committee is as follows:

President: Ass. Professor Abigail Kazembe (Malawi)
Vice-President: Professor Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde (Uganda)
Secretary: Ms Judy Khanyola (Rwanda)
Treasurer: Professor Milliard Derbew (Ethiopia)
Additional Member: Professor Fatima Suleman (South Africa)
Professor Nelson Sewankambo (Uganda), NIH grant PI
Immediate Past President: Professor Marietjie de Villiers (South Africa)

The newly constituted Executive Committee takes office with immediate effect. Our profound gratitude goes to the out-going office bearers for their dedicated and selfless service to AFREhealth during the past two (2) years. We thank and congratulate the new office bearers for stepping forward to serve AFREhealth in this new role.

The AFREhealth community will accord the new Executive Committee our maximum support for taking AFREhealth into an exciting future. Long live AFREhealth!

Yours sincerely,

Prof. Marietjie de Villiers
Immediate Past President, AFREhealth



SUNSTRIPE is a project of the Ukwanda Centre for Rural Health, Stellenbosch University, as part of the Strengthening Interprofessional Education for HIV (STRIPE-HIV) project, which in turn represents a collaboration between the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

An important focus of the project across Africa has been the delivery of STRIPE HIV Fundamentals workshops. We have produced this series of podcasts, based on our experience of implementing these workshops in South Africa, to offer practical approaches, suggestions and ideas for facilitating effective workshops so as to make the most of the learning opportunities. We hope the podcasts will also be useful to people looking for tips on running workshops in general.





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