University of Nairobi
University of Maryland/Washington

PRIME-K -MOH Annual Meeting 2014

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Prof. Kiarie, PRIME-K PI gives an overview of the programs progress and impact in medical education

(Prof. Kiarie, PRIME-K PI gives an overview of the programs progress and impact in medical education)

Partnership For Innovative Medical Education (PRIME Kenya), Ministry of Health (MOH) and other collaborators in the support of increasing the quality of training in Medical Education held an annual meeting on 10th February, 2014 at Utalii Hotel in Nairobi.

The agenda of the meeting was to share experiences, challenges, best practices and hence develop a way forward for further collaboration.

The meeting was attended by a total of 57 participants from University of Nairobi; College of Health Sciences led by the acting principal Prof. Bhatt, County Directors and Division Heads and Medical Superintendents led by the Director of Medical Services, Representatives from Professional bodies including MPDB, PRIME – K team led by Prof. James Kiarie and Collaborators from Kenyatta University, University of Washington and University of Maryland Baltimore

The meeting was officially opened by the Director of Medical Services with emphasis on increasing the number of medical workers, improving the quality of trainings and locally relevant research. There were also presentations from the decentralized sites supported by PRIME –Kenya and the progress of PRIME – Kenya in year four implementation