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dc.contributor.author Mogobe, K.D.
dc.contributor.author Bruce, J.C.
dc.contributor.author Meyer, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-12T12:21:22Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-12T12:21:22Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Mogobe, K.D., Bruce, J.C., Meyer, S. (2009) Collaboration in higher education for nursing and midwifery in Africa (CHENMA), Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 5-15 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1682-5055
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/685
dc.description.abstract Higher education in developing countries face a particular challenge; half of the world’s higher education students are found in developing countries, placing great strain on an already under funded system. Whilst the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) health strategy urges countries to embark on massive capacity building, the truth is that the higher education sector in Africa does not have the resources to do so. The NEPAD higher education document (2001) proposes the idea of multi-country partnerships to address the sector’s problem and at the same time, address the capacity building needs for improved health care delivery. This paper reports on pertinent aspects of collaboration between universities on the African continent for the purpose of capacity building in nursing and midwifery. The paper outlines the rationale and context of the Collaboration in Higher Education for Nursing and Midwifery in Africa (CHENMA) project. The discussion focuses on the conditions in Africa that hamper the development of nursing and midwifery. It describes the efforts of the Tau Lambda at-Large Chapter to improve nursing and midwifery, initially in East Africa and later in Francophone Africa through the CHENMA project. The paper articulates the values and underpinning principles, outcomes of and lessons learnt from the project. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher University of South Africa (Unisa Press)http://www.unisa.ac.za/ en_US
dc.subject Collaboration en_US
dc.subject Higher education en_US
dc.subject Nursing en_US
dc.subject Midwifery en_US
dc.subject Capacity building en_US
dc.title Collaboration in higher education for nursing and midwifery in Africa (CHENMA) en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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