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  1. Innovative community-based postgraduate training for obstetrics and gynecology in West Africa.

    Article - En anglais


    To describe a unique international effort to develop a training program in West Africa that would be of similar quality to any other in the world (but with sensitivity to cross-cultural needs) and would retain physicians in West Africa to improve women's health in that part of the world.


    Step-by-step formulation of a program included initial trainee recruitment, the inclusion of foreign guest faculty, and the establishment of institutional libraries.

    This was followed by a phase of curriculum development, recruitment of West African faculty, and organization of an innovative, community-based fourth year.


    Specially training in obstetrics and gynecology that is specifically aimed at meeting the needs of West Africa has been initiated successfully.

    Long-range success will require support from regional governments and continued long-term commitments from the international community of obstetricians and gynecologists.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Programme enseignement, Obstétrique, Gynécologie, Afrique Ouest, Ghana, Médecin, Spécialité médicale, Homme, Université, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Educational program, Obstetrics, Gynecology, West Africa, Ghana, Physician, Medical specialty, Human, University, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0357745

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 01/03/1996.