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HKMU and the African Medical Education Symposium
Prof.Paschalis Rugarabamu from HKMU to present a paper in South Africa, October 2010
The goal of SAMSS, which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is to increase the level of practical knowledge about medical education in Sub-Saharan Africa, in order to inform educators, policy makers, and international donors about the challenges and opportunities for increasing the capacity of African medical schools and the retention of their graduates. Prof. Keto Mshigeni, the VC of HKMU, was invited to make Opening Remarks.
HKMU, one of the key partners in SAMSS, was represented by Prof. Paschalis Rugarabamu, who also attended other SAMSS related activities in Khartoum (May 2010), Geneva (June 2010), and recently in Harare (July 2010). He is a also invited to present a paper in October 2010 in South Africa on the topic: “Can a private medical school be socially accountable?”