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Winners of the 2015 Student Projects for Health Competition

FAIMER is pleased to announce the selection of 17 winners of its 2015 Student Projects for Health competition. The Student Projects for Health competition—supported by the Global Education in Medicine Exchange (GEMx)consortium and FAIMER—will be a feature of the joint conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) and the South African Association of… Continue reading Winners of the 2015 Student Projects for Health Competition

Student Projects for Health Application Deadline Extended to May 15

FAIMER is now inviting applications for the 2015 Student Projects for Health competition. The Student Projects for Health competition is supported by the Global Education in Medicine Exchange (GEMx) consortium—a global network for exchanges—and FAIMER, and will be a feature of The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) conference that will take place in Gauteng… Continue reading Student Projects for Health Application Deadline Extended to May 15

2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 4-11, 2014, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Dianne Manning and Jacqueline van Wyk. The 2014 SAFRI Fellows are: Madele du Plessis, M.A., Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa Danelle Hess, B.Sc., University of the Western Cape, Cape… Continue reading 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

SAFRI Five-Year Anniversary Dinner Held in Durban, South Africa

A dinner was held to mark the five-year anniversary of the Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) on June 29, 2013, at the Gateway Hotel in Durban, South Africa. Fifty-eight guests attended, including representatives from FAIMER, the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Council, deans of universities, and SAFRI Faculty and Fellows. Notably, Fellows representing… Continue reading SAFRI Five-Year Anniversary Dinner Held in Durban, South Africa

2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place February 27 – March 6, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Vanessa Burch and Juanita Bezuidenhout. The 2013 SAFRI Fellows are: Mmapula Dube, B.Sc., M.B.Ch.B., University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Ruebecca Ebrahim, M.Sc., University of… Continue reading 2013 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

2012 South African Association of Health Educationalists Conference

The Fifth National Conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) took place June 21-23, 2012, in the central South African city of Bloemfontein. As in previous years, Fellows and faculty from the Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) made significant contributions. Of the 129 presentations in the parallel sessions, 32 oral and 20… Continue reading 2012 South African Association of Health Educationalists Conference

Faculty from China Medical University Visit SAFRI

Faculty from China Medical University (CMU) in Shenyang, China, visited Cape Town, South Africa, in early March to attend the first residential session of the 2012 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI). Prof. Sun Baozhi, Professor of Medical Education and Director, North China Center for Medical Education Development; Prof. Zhang Zhongzhi, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director,… Continue reading Faculty from China Medical University Visit SAFRI

2012 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2012 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place February 28 – March 7, 2012, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Vanessa Burch and Juanita Bezuidenhout. The 2012 SAFRI Fellows are: Ludo Badlangana, M.S., Ph.D., University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana Innocent Besigye, M.B.Ch.B., Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda… Continue reading 2012 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

2011 South African Association of Health Educationalists Conference

The 4th National South African Association of Health Educationalists (SAAHE) Conference was held June 30–July 2, 2011, at the Potchefstroom campus of North-West University, South Africa, with outstanding attendance from members of the FAIMER family representing Argentina, Brazil, Botswana, Sudan, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia, as well as South Africa. The organizing committee included… Continue reading 2011 South African Association of Health Educationalists Conference

2011 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

The first residential session of the 2011 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) took place March 2-8, 2011, in Cape Town, South Africa, under the direction of Vanessa Burch and Juanita Bezuidenhout. The 2011 SAFRI Fellows are: Paula Barnard-Ashton, M.Sc., University of the Witwatersrand, Parktown, South Africa Sara Brair, M.B.B.S., M.D., Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan… Continue reading 2011 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) Fellows

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