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Palliative Care E-learning Course for Healthcare Professionals in Africa

Ecancer Education, (2014)

ecancer, Cardiff University and the African Palliative Care Association have developed an online course in palliative care contextualised for African healthcare professionals. The course has been created through the IAEA Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy, Virtual University of Cancer Control and is available for free through ecancer as well as the VUCCnet online. Filming and development of the modules took place in the UK and South Africa and involved input from 37 of Africa’s leading palliative care experts as well as Cardiff University’s team. Dr Fiona Rawlinson, who is a consultant in palliative medicine at the Princess of Wales Hospital, UK and the leader of Cardiff University’s team, worked closely with the African Palliative Care Association to ensure the content of the course was appropriate for the sub-Saharan cancer profile and resource setting

Emergency & Trauma Care Training Course (Suggested Timetable)

World Health Organization, (2014)

Accessed July 2014 For the whole Emergency and Trauma Care Modules visit:

Ebola Practical Training Video: Decontamination Equipment

Médecins sans Frontières, (2014)

In response to the urgent need for trained health professionals to assist in the efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières has been running training sessions in Brussels for international aid workers before they depart for the field. Below are videos used to accompany the training sessions, helping to demonstrate infection control measures. All videos are without sound to avoid language barriers. All videos are intended to be viewed in training sessions with an experienced Médecins Sans Frontières trainer

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