Lessons from the field: Transforming health professionals’ education in Rwanda – Contributions from Social and Community Medicine

  • VK Cubaka
  • P Kyamanywa
  • M Flinkenflögel
  • M Schriver
  • E Ngabire
  • P Cotton
Keywords: Health Professionals’ Education, Undergraduate Medical Education, Primary Health Care, Social Medicine, Community Medicine, Curriculum Review, Rwanda

Abstract

Health professionals’ education is undergoing enormous transformation internationally and also in Rwanda. We present the contribution of a Social and Community Medicine program at the University of Rwanda to this new era of community oriented, people centred and socially accountable health professionals’ education.

Key words: Health Professionals’ Education, Undergraduate Medical Education, Primary Health Care, Social Medicine, Community Medicine, Curriculum Review, Rwanda

Published
2015-10-08
Section
Articles

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