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Title: Introducing the IMCI community component into the curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Gezira
Authors: Abdel Rahman, S.H.
Alfadil, S.M.
Issue Date: 2008
Language: English
Abstract: In 2001 the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Gezira [FMUG] started to introduce the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness [IMCI] strategy into its medical curriculum. The emphasis was on pre-service training that addresses standard case management and the IMCI community component. This report presents the experience of FMUG in integrating such a training package into the medical curriculum. It explains the rationale for introducing the IMCI community component and the guiding principles for doing so. It describes the community-based courses into which the community component was integrated, the implementation and impact of the programme and the constraints faced
Description: 731-741
Keywords: Consumer Participation
Child Health Services
Child Welfare
Schools, Medical
Child Mortality
World Health Organization
Family Practice
Subject: Curriculum
ISSN: 1020-3397
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