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MEDICAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Dr Mary Kelly

Project Leader, Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries

The IAHCP Council and Committees are pleased to announce that the 7th  IAHCP International Community Projects on Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries will continue from 1 August 2016.

 

The projects, which would be covered in five continents, will be led by Dr Mary Kelly, our Executive Events Manager.  Dr Kelly has been leading on these special projects since 1998, following her work as a volunteer on the projects since 1984.   

 

The projects would last for five years, and will be held in four continents, which include:

 

  • Oceania, which includes Samoa
  • Africa
  • South America
  • Middle East and Asia

 

The main aims of the projects are to promote quality in patient care, and provide education in the communities.  Please see the background to the projects below.

 

 

BACKGROUND TO THE PROJECTS

 

 

The Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries Projects started from cooperation between the collaborating organisations in the Joint International Research and Education Programme from April 1983.   The programme team members are:

 

 

  • Dr Mary Kelly, Australia and UK  (Programme leader from 1998 to date)
  • Dr Spenki Mgbogi,  South Africa  (Programme member since 1983 to date)
  • Kamal Sampe ,  South Africa (Programme member since 1983 to date)
  • Professor Jan Buckner, Austria (Programme Leader, from 1983 to 1998, and currently programme member).
  • Professor Dr Daniella E.C.C.O.H Kingsley , UK (Programme member since 1988 to date)

 

 

The aim of this project is to examine the pattern of medical practice and healthcare delivery systems around the World, identifying areas of developmental needs, and implementing programmes for improvements.   

 

Part of the programmes was the offers of PhD Studentships to medically qualified people, who are interested in research education and medical practice in developing countries.  The first doctor to be awarded the studentship is Professor (Dr) Daniella E.C.C.O.H Kingsley, who undertook a PhD studies on the subject from 1988 to 1992, under the 1st  IAHCP International Community Projects on Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries.  Professor (Dr) Daniella E.C.C.O.H Kingsley has become part of the programme team since completing her first PhD studies in 1992.   Following the initial success of the programmes, 11 further PhD studentships have been awarded to doctors who have undertaken PhD studies worldwide.   The successful scholars from 1988 to date include:

 

  • Professor Dr Daniella E.C.C.O.H Kingsley – United Kingdom
  • Dr Alberto Fellini – Italy
  • Dr Walter Abrahams -, Barbados
  • Dr Anthony Mwamba  - Botswana
  • Dr Jerome Fredrick – Namibia
  • Dr Ion Popescu – Romania
  • Dr Sarah Taylor – South Africa
  • Dr Lina Mohammed – Syria
  • Dr David Chan – Hong Kong
  • Dr Carlos De Santos - Brazil
  • Dr Peter Halliday – Australia

 

The programme has continued to expand over the years, and has extended to 102 countries globally.  The programme members are very dedicated professionals who have enthusiasm in promoting education, research and patient care all over the world.

 

 For more information about the project, please contact: events@iahcp.org.uk

 

You can visit our webpage at http://www.iahcp.org.uk/special-projects/

 

Promoting Excellence in Patient Care Research and Education Worldwide.

 

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MEDICAL PRACTICE AND EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES PROJECT

Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries Project

 

 

 

The IAHCP Trustees, Council and Committees are pleased to announce that the 8th  IAHCP International Community Projects on Medical Practice and Education in Developing Countries has commenced from 18 February 2016.and it will complete on 17 February 2023.

 

 For more information, please visit:   http://www.iahcp.org.uk/special-projects/

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Due to the fact that the IAHCP is an International not for profit membership origination, its staff and members are located in different parts of the World.  If you require information on any projects and services of the IAHCP, please contact the Enquiry Services at: enquiries@iahcp.org.uk  .

 

 

 

 

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