AMREF International Training Center
“Aim‘To provide practical training of the highest quality, ensure effective access to expertise and information for community health development and make effective contribution to health training research in Africa.’ScopeTraining health professionals throughout Africa for over 40 years. Since 1987 over 500 students from 37 African countries have participated in the one year course Diploma in Community Health. In 2006 alone, 1250 heath workers from 30 African countries benefited from the AMREF courses which included:· Strategic management and leadership· Health services management· Management development for HIV/AIDS service providers· Health systems research· Monitoring and evaluationMethods of study1. Interactive lectures2. Supervised practice (field work 40% of course work)3. Problem based learned4. Distance learning and self study5. Group discussionsTarget audience1. Medical doctors2. Nurses and midwives3. Allied health professionals4. Health managers and administrators5. Clinical officers / medical assistants6. Community health workersPartnership and accreditationThe AMREF International Training centre is recognized by the Commission for Higher Education and Ministries of Education and Health in Kenya. Our Diploma in Community Health programme is accredited by Moi University. We work in partnership with Tulane University, UCLA in USA and several local Universities.AMREF libraryOur modern library has an invaluable collection of information that supports the various programmes in Africa. The collection includes over 20,000 books titles, electronic journals, e-books and various database on CD-ROM. We also subscribe to over 50 international journal titles.Other activitiesAMREF International Training centre develops and provides regionally relevant health learning and training materials, simple in presentation and language, which take into account the facilities available in health service centres in Sub- Saharan Africa. AMREF has over 60 published titles.ART Knowledge HubThe Art Knowledge Hub provides training in integrated HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment. We provide health care workers with up-to-date information on ART."
Description of the AMREF International Training Center with color photographs of students working outdoors, a class graduation photo, the ART Knowledge Hub, and a rack of health learning materials.
AIDS Education Collection
AIDS (Disease)--Patients--CareLibrariesMedical personnelSchools
African Medical and Research Foundation
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