7th Primafamed Workshop
4 –6 May 2015: Accra, Ghana

The 7th Primafamed workshop, jointly organised by our Division's EuropeAid project team and the University of Ghent, was funded by the EuropeAid project (Strengthening primary care through primary care doctors and family physicians). The conference focused on strengthening primary care research in Africa and was attended by delegates from across the African continent. For more information about the Primafamed network, please visit their website​.

Final Programme of 7th Primafamed workshop

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Powerpoint presentations

Day 1: Chronic care in the African context

1.       Prof Jan de Maeseneer (Belgium) and Dr Akye Essuman (Ghana) on The challenge of dealing with multimorbidity in chronic care.

2.       Prof Naomi (Dinky) Levitt (South Africa) on Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa and addressing non-communicable diseases.

Day 2: Presentations on innovative strategies addressing the chronic care issue

3.      Dr Roberta Lamptey (Ghana) on Establishing a chronic care clinic at a PC facilities.

4.       Dr Paulo Pires (Mozambique) on Innovative strategies for addressing the chronic care issue in Africa.

5.       Dr Allen Steele-Dadzie (Ghana) on Management of asthma at the Family Medicine department, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

6.       Dr Lushiku Nkombua (South Africa) on Family Medicine and Chronic Disease Forum, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

7.       Dr Edwina Opare-Lokko (Ghana) on Developing a model palliative care service and the Korle-Bu experience.

Day 3: The EuropeAid project

8.       Prof Bob Mash (South Africa) on Strengthening Primary Health Care through Primary Care Doctors and Family Physicians - key lessons so far

Podcast recordings of the Powerpoint presentations

Podcast recordings of these presentations were made during the workshop and are available from the URL: http://fmhspod.sun.ac.za/Podcasts/FamilyMedicine.aspx?aid=1521​
​(The link redirects the user to the podcast recordings from the 2014 and 2015 Primafamed workshops.)


More photos from the 2015 Primafamed workshop may be found on our Division's Facebook page.

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