Introduction: Mentorship is not only gaining momentum in health professions education, but also in service delivery. To sustain systems, reforms and innovations in health professions education and health service delivery beyond the current generation, mentorship is necessary to maintain the supply pipeline of professionals with key competencies to sustain these initiatives. Despite its importance, effective mentorship remains a challenge in many institutions.
This webinar will generate discourse around mentorship and highlight ways in which effective mentorship can be achieved.

Date: Wednesday 12 October 2022  



Dr. Roy Gonzaga Mubuuke, Makerere University, Uganda


1st Speaker: Prof Elizabeth Anne Bukusi
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)
University of Washington (UW)
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

Topic: Mentorship and its role in institutional growth (20 mins)

2nd Speaker: Dr. Alex Coutinho

Director, Kofi Annan Global Health Leadership Programme
Topic: Making mentorship successful in our institutions: lessons from successful mentorship programmes (20 mins)

Q & A from the Audience (20 mins)

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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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