Pedagocial course for Health Professions Educators

AFREhealth invites interested persons to enroll in its Pedagocial course for Health Professions Educators. Interested persons should apply through their Institutions.

Institutional Deans shall nominate applicants who will then submit their CVs to AFREhealth.

To be eligible, applicants must;
1. Be a faculty member of an African higher learning institution.
2. Be nominated by the Dean (or equivalent) of his/her institution (please upload a nomination letter).
3. Upload their current CV on the registration form.
4. Be a member of AFREhealth in good standing, either as an individual or from a paid-up institution.

Call for Abstracts- Extended to 15 March 2024

Dear AFREhealth Colleague,

We would like to inform you that the deadline for abstract submissions for the 7th Annual Symposium in Nairobi in August 2024 has been extended to 15 March 2024.

Seize the opportunity to contribute to knowledge sharing at this significant event.

We kindly request your assistance in widely disseminating the attached flyer.

Thank you.

Call for Abstracts for 2024 AFREhealth Symposium

Dear Colleague,

AFREhealth is inviting abstracts from faculty, researchers, students, etc. towards its 7th Annual Symposium in Nairobi in August 2024 under the following subthemes:

1. Harnessing Digital Technology and Innovation for Health Professions Education towards attainment of SDGs
2. Research towards attainment of SDGs
3. Efforts to bridge gaps: Achieving Universal Health Coverage
4. Leadership and Advocacy towards sustaining the momentum of SDGs

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Submission deadline is 29th February 2024 at

Thank you

Call for Applications - AFREhealth Student Community (ASC) leadership

1. Overview
AFREhealth is a pan-African organization dedicated to the advancement of health professions education, research and service delivery. The AFREhealth Student Community (ASC), is the vibrant student arm of AFREhealth, composed of undergraduate, masters, and PhD-level students from various health disciplines across the continent with a strong commitment to advancing AFREhealth’s vision and mission by taking on active roles in promoting student engagement and participation in various activities.

The ASC is calling for applications from students from AFREhealth member institutions who are interested in leading the group for the next tenure. Students in their final year of study are not eligible to apply.

Announcement - Passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, Vice President of AFREhealth

Dear AFREhealth Community, 

It is with immense sorrow that we announce the passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, our esteemed Vice President of AFREhealth, East Africa Regional Chapter Co-Lead and AFREhealth representative on the CUGH Board. He was one of the founding members of AFREhealth. This loss is deeply felt by our organization.  

Prof Alfred Mteta was an exceptional individual whose unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to AFREhealth have been instrumental in shaping our organization's vision and mission. He has left an indelible mark on our community. 

During this difficult time, our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to Prof Alfred Mteta's family, friends, colleagues, and all those whose lives he touched. We share in their grief and offer our support as they navigate through this profound loss. 

As we mourn the passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, let us also carry forward his legacy by continuing the work he was so passionate about. Together, let us strive to uphold his vision of a healthier Africa and remain committed to the goals and values that he held dear. 

May Prof Alfred Mteta's soul rest in eternal peace, and may his legacy continue to inspire us in our collective efforts to advance healthcare in Africa. 

You are welcome to send your condolences here

Thank you

About us

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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