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African medical education program enters next phase

Medical student works with a patient, teacher and other students observe

Photo by Richard Lord for Fogarty

Fogarty is helping to plan the next phase of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) to continue to  build health and science capacity in Africa.

Fogarty is working with its partners to plan how to build on the success of the Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and continue to strengthen and expand capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa. The Center has released two new program concepts that outline possible next steps.

Topic: Communication Practices of Children on Antiretroviral Therapy and the Role of Family Situations, Jinja District, Uganda: Variations and Tensions.
PhD Candidate: Phoebe Kajubi

A Two-day Implementation Science Course organized by the Makerere University College of Health Sciences -Implementation Science (MakCHS-ImS) Program and the Pulmonary Complications of AIDS Research Training (PART) Program

A one-day Implementation Science Symposium organized by the Makerere University College of Health Sciences -Implementation Science (MakCHS-ImS) Program and the Pulmonary Complications of AIDS Research Training (PART) Program

Lunchtime seminar

Topic: Team Building

Presenter: Mr. Julius Lebo (Human Resource Manager-MakCHS)

Day Of Lung Science
Topic :Pulmonary Hypertension in HIV in Africa: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis
Presenter
Bruce J Kirenga, MMed.
Chair
Martin Okot-Nwang, MMed

Candidate: Dr. Irene Andia Biraro’s PhD defence

Title: The impact of co-infections and the effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on immune responses in household contacts exposed to sputum positive tuberculosis in Uganda

Opponent: Associate Professor Yukari C. Manabe

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