What is AfrIPEN?

The Africa Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN) is a consensus-based partnership between various institutions and individual with the vision to establish interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPE) as integral part in training the health workforce and in the effective functioning of systems for health in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The mission of AfrIPEN is to advocate for, collaborate on, promote and share good practice of IPE in Sub-Saharan Africa. READ MORE

John Gilbert reflects on AfriPEN Research Workshop and First Symposium

The Africa Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN) took another giant step forward in its development as the “go to” organisation for interprofessional education and collaborative practice in Sub-Saharan Africa. From the 17-22 September 2017, at the University of Namibia, a group of colleagues from eight countries engaged in a collaborative research workshop that it was my pleasure to facilitate with colleagues Dr. Jill Thistlethwaite from Sydney, and Dr. Susan Van Schalkwyk from Cape Town. READ  MORE….