Title: Health Professions Education Research in the African Context

Join Us for The AFREhealth webinar by the Health Professions Education Research Technical Working Group (HPER TWG).

Introduction: Health Professions Education (HPE) Research is gaining momentum in Africa with many collaborative research initiatives in HPE taking root resulting into publications in local and international journals. Despite the increase in HPE research however, more effort is needed to conduct research that addresses Africa`s contextual problems in health professions education while at the same contributing to the wider global HPE literature. Training needs to be informed by local research relevant to the African context. This webinar will generate discourse around these issues.

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)

On being a successful researcher: Ten reflections spanning a 25 year career -Vakim Patel

Title: Post COVID Condition (‘Long COVID’)

Join Us for The AFREhealth STRIPE COVID Webinar Series 

This webinar is the second in a series of STRIPE COVID webinars. The webinar will outline the new STRIPE module developed on Post COVID Condition (also known as ‘Long COVID’). In addition, the webinar will provide an overview of the exciting COVID Training Course which will include all three STRIPE COVID modules, starting on Monday 18 April 2022.

(Simultaneous translation to French will be provided during the webinar)

Date: Wednesday 6 April 2022

Topic: Reflections in a Post-Pandemic world with a decolonized mindset

AFREhealth-CUGH Working Group (ACWG) Satellite

Date: Wednesday 23rd March, 2022

Time: 1:00 PM GMT, 2:00 PM WAST, 3:00 PM SAST;CAT, 4:00 PM EAT

Duration: 3 Hours


Topic: Vaccinating the Planet

AFREhealth Nursing Group Satellite

Date: Tuesday 22nd March, 2022

Time: 1:00 PM GMT, 2:00 PM WAST, 3:00 PM SAST;CAT, 4:00 PM EAT

Duration: 3 Hours


Title: Health Economics and Health Workforce Modelling

Join Us for The AFREhealth Health Economics Webinar Series. This webinar is the first in a series of Health Economics related webinars. The webinar will provide an Overview of Health Economics and will include a case study involving forecasting health workforce needs, supply and the cost implications for Universal Health Coverage.

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for adequate health workforce planning, development of responsive health systems to respond to health emergencies. The goal of ensuring universal health coverage has particularly been affected by chronic underinvestment in health workforce.

The webinar will outline six critical considerations for aligning health workforce planning to the population health needs and service delivery models. An application of health economic principles and methodologies to develop a conceptual and empirical framework for comprehensive health workforce planning for universal health coverage will be provided with examples from various countries.

The webinar will be delivered by leading experts in health economics and health workforce policy and planning.

Date: 23rd March 2022
Slides: https://afrehealth.org/component/edocman/an-introduction-to-health-economics-23rd-march-2022-webinar-slides?Itemid=0

Title: Strengthening Grant writing for Early Career Researchers

Join Us for The AFREhealth Webinar hosted by the Research Support Centre (RSC) Technical Working Group (TWG)

Are you an early career researcher looking for funding to enhance your research career? Do you want to maximise your grant writing success rate? This webinar provides an overview of the nuts and bolts of grant writing. It also provides a platform for sharing best practices lessons and opportunities for strengthening grant writing skills for early career researchers.

Date: Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Webinar Title: Strengthening midwifery training in Africa through international exchange

Join Us for The AFREhealth Webinar by the Health Professions Education Research Technical Working Group (HPER TWG) in collaboration with Seed Global Health

The World Health Organisation State of the World’s Midwifery (SOWM) report calls for increased investment in preservice education with emphasis on hands on training. In 2019, the ICM, UNICEF, WHO and UNFPA jointly developed and launched a comprehensive, evidence-based framework for action to strengthen midwifery education as a launchpad to attain universal health coverage by 2030. This webinar shares lessons and opportunities for strengthening midwifery in Africa through international exchange with examples from West Africa, East Africa and Southern Africa.

Date: Wednesday, 27 October 2021

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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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