The mission of the Collaborative is to improve the provision of emergency medical care in Ghana through innovative and sustainable physician, nursing, and medical student training programs. These programs will increase the number of qualified emergency health care workers retained over time in areas where they are most needed.
The Ghana Emergency Medicine Collaborative is funded by the Medical Education Partnership Initiative of the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center, with additional support from the University of Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine and the University of Michigan Center for Global Health.
The Ghana Emergency Medicine Collaborative includes the following partners:
· Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
· Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH)
· Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons
· Ghana Ministry of Health
· University of Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine and School of Nursing
This project is supported by NIH Grant1R24TW008899-01, funded by the U.S. Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator and National Institutes of Health.