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AFREhealth Honours First Life Member

Dr Eric Goosby, a Professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the UN special envoy on Tuberculosis, was the proud recipient of AFREhealth’s very first Citation of Honor on August 6, 2018 at its 2nd Annual Symposium held in Durban, South Africa. The citation was in appreciation of the central role Dr Goosby played in the MEPI and NEPI initiatives, out of which AFREhealth emerged. In addition to the citation,  the Governing Council of AFREhealth also made Dr Goosby its first Life Member. He is greatly appreciated for his courageous faith in investing in health professions education in Africa.

Prof Peter Donkor, President of AFREhealth, presenting the citation to Dr Eric Goosby. Looking on are Prof Abigail Kazembe (University of Malawi) and Dr Roger Glass (FIC, NIH)

Executive Committee members and some invited speakers with Dr Eric Goosby
(From left to right)
Keith Martin (CGH), Francis Omaswa (ACHEST), Nelson Sewankambo (Executive Committee member,  AFREhealth), Marietjie De Villiers (Vice president, AFREhealth), Eric Goosby, Peter Donkor (President), Miliard Derbew (Executive Committee  member), Roger Glass (NIH/FIC)
Abigail Kazembe (Vice President), James Hakim (Executive committee member) Salim Abdool Karim (University of KwaZulu-Natal),

Members of AFREhealth Governing Council with Dr Eric Goosby




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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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