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Health Work Force Accreditation and Regulation in Africa

Join us for the Webinar on Accreditation featuring ECFMG®│FAIMER® and WFME

To strengthen the quality and performance of the health workforce in Africa during and after COVID-19, Well-functioning regulatory mechanisms, such as registration, licensing/certification bodies, and accreditation processes for training institutions remain key. This webinar will show case the state of accreditation of HWF training in Africa, provide a summary report on the 2019 Global Symposium on Health Workforce Accreditation and Regulation held in Turkey by WHO and ECFMG|FAIMER, coupled with an overview of the current World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) guidelines on accreditation.

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Date: 11 November 2020


Professor Elsie Kiguli-Malwadde, Director Health Workforce African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)


1 st Speaker: Status of Accreditation of Health Professions Training Institutions in Africa;
Dr. Kgosi Letlape, President, Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) (20 Min),

2nd Speaker: The 2019 Global Symposium on Health Workforce Accreditation and Regulation: A Summary Report
William W. Pinsky, MD, FAAP, FACC, President and CEO, ECFMG Chair, Board of Trustees, FAIMER (20 Min),

3rd Speaker: Current World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Guidelines on Accreditation;
Professor David Gordon, President, WFME (20 Min)

Supported by: NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01 African Association for Health Professions Education and Research

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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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