Journal article

Evaluating community-based medical education programmes in Africa: A workshop report.

Rebecca J Bailey, Rhona K Baingana, Ian D Couper, Christopher B Deery, Debra Nestel, Heather Ross, Atiene Solomon Sagay, Zohray M Talib

Afr J Health Prof Educ | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) supports medical schools in Africa to increase the capacity and quality of medical education, improve retention of graduates, and promote regionally relevant research. Many MEPI programmes include elements of community-based education (CBE) such as: community placements; clinical rotations in underserved locations, community medicine, or primary health; situational analyses; or student-led research. METHODS: CapacityPlus and the MEPI Coordinating Center conducted a workshop to share good practices for CBE evaluation, identify approaches that can be used for CBE evaluation in the African context, and strengthen a network of CBE c..

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