Ghana-Brown Partnership to Address HIV/AIDS

Objective 3: Continuing Medical Education

Enhance competencies of healthcare professionals in Ghana through continuous and distance education resulting in enhance capacity of HIV/AIDS management.

Accomplishments

• Almost 200 health care professionals received partnership-sponsored continuing medical education at two trainings in in June, 2011 and January, 2012. Additional Medical Knowledge FIESTA attended by 300 health care professionals in August, 2011. CME activities strengthen health care providers abilities to treat HIV/AIDS.
• Obtained NACP curriculum for review. HIV/AIDS materials library created to be used in future CME curriculum review.
• The partnership engages important stakeholders, like the National AIDS Control Program, in curriculum review and CME activities. This impacts national priorities, including reducing HIV and reducing Mother to Child Transmission (MTCT).

Dr. Margaret Lartey (Univ. of Ghana) speaking at a Continuing Medical Education training in January, 2012. In collaboration with the National AIDS Control Program, the sessions were attended by medical officers, nurses, counselors, and pharmacists.Dr. Margaret Lartey (Univ. of Ghana) speaking at a Continuing Medical Education training in January, 2012. In collaboration with the National AIDS Control Program, the sessions were attended by medical officers, nurses, counselors, and pharmacists.