The first training session for English-speaking RAFT coordinators was held at the Hôpital Mère-Enfant in Bamako on March 31st and April 1st. This session was organized in the context of the African Partnership for Patient Safety, a WHO Patient Safety initiative involving hospitals in Africa and Europe. Healthcare professionals and IT specialists from Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda were instructed on the use of the Dudal distance education and collaboration platform. It will be used to produce educational material and share expertise and experiences with the partners of the APPS programme.
To know more about the APPS initiative: http://www.who.int/patientsafety/implementation/apps/en/