Title: The NEW Africa ECHO Health Professions Education (HPE): Overview and what it offers

Join Us for The AFREhealth - Project ECHO Webinar Series The Project ECHO is partnering with the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth), Stellenbosch University (SU), and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) to establish and operate ECHO higher learning education virtual community of practice (vCOP) learning hubs. This webinar will introduce you to the Project ECHO and provide an overview of the higher educational learning programs.

Date: Wednesday May 11 2022
Duration: 90 minutes
Powerpoint: ECHO-Webinar_110522-Michael Atantson AFREHealth Education Presentation
ECHO-Webinar_110522-AFREhealth-Project ECHO Partnership
ECHO-Webinar_110522-Africa ECHO Network for Health Professions Education (HPE)

Moses C. Simuyemba
Jennifer Clark


1 st Speaker: Georgina Yeboah [Execurive Director, AFREhealth]
TOPIC: AFREhealth and Project ECHO Partnership [10 mins]

2 nd Speaker: Leonard Bikinesi [Project ECHO]
TOPIC: Introduction to Project ECHO and Experience Sharing - Clinicals [15 mins]

3 rd Speaker: Michael Stanton and Ed Harris [Project ECHO]
TOPIC: Experience Sharing: Project ECHO Education Inst. [15 mins]

Q&A I: ECHO Global (10 min)

Panel Discussion
The New Health Professions Education ECHO: What it offers [15 mins]


1. Prof. Fatima Suleman - University of KwaZulu-Natal
2. Prof. Marietjie de Villiers – Stellenbosch University
3. Prof. Petra Brysiewicz - University of KwaZulu-Natal

Q&A II from the Audience (20 min)

Supported by NIH-Fogarty Grant No. 1R25TW011217-01 African Association for Health Professions Education and Research and University of New Mexico Health Service Cente

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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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