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

Title: Translational Science in Health Professions Education: Approaches to effective Implementation

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

Introduction: There is a growing evidence base in HPE across the globe. This evidence is both from high income and low-income contexts. High-stakes decisions such as selection, assessment, and licensure demand an evidence-informed approach to HPE. Knowledge translation aims to promote the uptake and application of research evidence to improve educational practices and ultimately patient care. Efforts to inform and improve HPE should be underpinned by the science (theories, models, methods) of knowledge translation, also known as implementation science. There is urgent need in sub-Saharan Africa to operationalize current evidence into our teaching and learning activities. By the end of this webinar, participants shall have understood the importance of translating HPE scholarship into educational practice.

Duration: 1 Hour
Wednesday 30th June 2021

Title: Preparing the Health Workforce to engage with communities

Join Us for The AFREhealth/ACHEST Webinar.

Introduction/Objectives: Community engagement refers to public participation, consultation and stakeholder engagement. The Community Engagement Framework is grounded in four pillars: People, Practice, Policy and Performance. Therefore, for the health workforce to be prepared to engage with the community, these principles must be considered. This starts with the way they are trained. They need to be exposed to the communities they will serve early in their career. They need to be trained in such a manner that leads them to appreciate the link between disease and the way in which people live in their communities so as to provide, maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of the population. This should be reflected not only in education but in service and research. This webinar is intended to help us reflect on this. How do we train, recruit and retain a health workforce that understands and cares for the community?

Date: Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Title: Introduction to Mendeley Reference Management tool

Join Us for the AFREhealth Library and Information Sciences (LIS) TWG Workshop

This workshop will introduce participants to referencing and citations using the open source Mendeley program.

Date: Wednesday 9 June, 2021
Duration: 1 Hour

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...

Contact Us

Mobile (Whatsapp): +233 50 835 1306 
Office: +233 32 249 6882

[email protected]

School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Like & Follow Us