Feb 22

Health in Africa Series – University Education in Health – A Dead Horse or a Tool for Social Economic Development?

Location
Zoom Webinar
Date(s)
Apr 23, 2024 from 9:30am (EDT)

The University of Toronto is pleased to invite you to attend the session of the Health in Africa Series, entitled “University Education in Health: A Dead Horse or a Tool for Social Economic Development?”.

The presenter, Joachim Osur is a Professor of Sexual and Reproductive Health. He is a is a Pan-African health development professional, researcher, and educationist with experience of over 25 years of leading the development of health and higher education programs across Africa.

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Explore the reasons why obtaining a university degree in Health in Africa doesn’t always lead to employment.
  • How can Universities be part of the solution to create an environment for Health graduates to thrive and tackle Africa’s healthcare challenges.
  • Formulate strategies for reshaping university education in Africa to serve as a catalyst for economic growth.

 

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