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Afghan University Partnership

Key Contact: Carolyn Porta | Visit Activity Website

Activity Dates: 2017 to 2019

Country(ies): Afghanistan


Contact Information

porta@umn.edu

Activity Description

The University of Minnesota is partnered with Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) to improve clinical, educational, professional and leadership skills for health sciences faculty in Kabul, Afghanistan. Funded by a sub-award grant from FHI 360, the project is part of the Afghanistan University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) - a five-year USAID project that aims to increase the skills and employability of professionally-qualified Afghan men and women in the public and private sectors.

Activity Types

Capacity Building, Education/Training

Academic Health Center Units

Other Academic Health Center Units
     Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility (CGHSR)

School of Nursing

Other Collaborators

University of Minnesota faculty and other experts from numerous disciplines serve as trainers

Partner Organizations

University of Minnesota
Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS)
University of Rwanda
National Reference Laboratory of Rwanda
Manipal University (India)

Sponsors

FHI 360
USAID

Activity Topics

Health Systems, Maternal Health, Oral Health

Status

Current