ARC Year 4 grant guidelines released

Grant guidelines for Year 4 of the ARC initiative have been released. ARC countries need to indicate to Dr Maureen Kelley, ARC Principal Investigator by 29 September whether they intend to put in a grant proposal. Full proposals must be submitted by 31 October. The focus for the Year 4 grants are the link between paediatric HIV care and treatment and nursing and midwifery regulation. Grant Application Guidelines ARC Year 4 Final

African Journal of Midwifery and Women's Heath

ARC Supplement April 2014: reporting on ARC projects from Kenya, Lesotho, Swaziland and Tanzania. Click here to access the articles in the Supplement or download the PDF below.
AJM ARC Supplement April 2014

ARC CPD Toolkit

The African Health Professions Regulatory Collaborative (ARC)

The African Health Profession Regulatory Collaborative (ARC) for nurses and midwives is a four-year partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); the Commonwealth Secretariat; the Lillian Carter Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility at Emory University; the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC); and the Commonwealth Nurses Federation (CNF).

ARC convenes nurse and midwife leaders from participating African countries in the east, central and southern Africa region, for the purpose of facilitating south-to-south collaboration around professional regulatory issues, such as scope of practice, licensing, accreditation of training, and continuing education.


ARC Principal Investigator
Dr Maureen Kelley

ECSACON launches CPD Library

The East, Central and Southern Africa College of Nursing (ECSACON) launched its new website containing a CPD Library at the 11th Scientific Conference held in Harare, Zimbabwe 1-5 September 2014. The CPD Library is funded by ARC and is designed to be a 'one stop shop' of peer reviewed CPD offerings freely accessible to all nurses and midwives across the region. The CPD Library can be viewed at: At the 5th Quadrennial General Meeting which followed the Conference, Ms Susan Otieno from Kenya was elected as the new President with Mr Gustav Moyo from Tanzania, elected as Vice President. It was also a very emotional moment when South Sudan was voted into membership of ECSACON.

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