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HEALCARe: workshop in Tanzania

Posted on: October 20th, 2022

HEALCARe: workshop in Tanzania

How can healthcare professionals in Tanzania effectively communicate with patients, showing compassion and ensuring comprehension of medical terms?

That's the essence of the project to enhance Health Literacy Competencies to Improve Respectful and Compassionate Care in Tanzania. The MOH  is working alongside 7 Tanzanian partners and 2 European partners so that these topics will be included in higher education programs for nurses. Our staff members involved in this project are ….

After working virtually on the project’s goals since January 2021, the technical members from the HEALCARe project met in Dar es Salaam from October 11-16, 2021 at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS). This week was effective in further developing the Facilitators’ and Students’ guide for the Training of Trainers, preparing the pilot and finalizing the research proposal.

This project is funded by Erasmus+ and implemented by the following 10 partners throughout Tanzania and Europe:

Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen

UMCG - Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen

Ministry of Health Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children

Bugando Medical Centre

Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences

Muhimbili National Hospital

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College

University of South-Eastern Norway

NUI Galway Ireland