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  • Date
    2006-11-22
  • Title
    What is the Access to Continued Professional Education Among Health Workers in Blantyre, Malawi?
  • Journal

  • Publisher
    EQUINET-Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa
  • Year
    2003
  • Author
    Muula A, Misiri H, Chimalizeni Y and Mpando D
  • Description
    [Excerpt from authors] Objective: To describe the current status regarding continued professional development (CPD) of healthcare personnel serving within the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) health centres in Blantyre, Malawi. Conclusions: This study indicates that healthcare professionals are using mostly clinical handover meetings, seminars and workshops for their CPD. There is need to improve access to relevant professional journals. The regulatory or licensing boards for healthcare professional in Malawi should seriously consider mandatory CPD credits for re-certification.
  • Categories
    Education, Training and Development
  • Keywords
    continuing education; continuing professional development
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