Zambia hosts ARC Year 3 2nd Learning Session
29-30 April and 1 May
Countries awarded Year 3 ARC grants met in Lusaka 29-30 April and 1 May 2014 for their 2nd Learning Session. The countries are: Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda and Zambia.
The main topics discussed were scopes of practice, continuing professional development, and licensing examinations. Countries reported on the progress of their projects and heard from experts in the areas under discussion.
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.
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.
ARC Year 3 grants awarded
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