Some work had already been carried out by the World
The three project mentors are Ann Nicholson, member of American
There was already a curriculum in place, and about a third of its content was mandatory, but the team worked to develop the remaining curriculum. With the support of the limited team on the ground – the entire
This in-country team is supporting those currently going through training and is starting to introduce more forward-thinking approaches.
“This helps others appreciate what needs to be done,” says Sidy. “At an educational level, people are starting to understand that. And the faculties at the training institute, all of the medical doctors understand now that they need to change.”
Heather is positive about progress. “The teachers at the Republican Medical College and the service providers now understand what
“There is a commitment on the part of the teachers to change, to introduce an entry-level curriculum and to overcome the myriad of challenges. This determination is underpinned by the commitment from the government of Tajikistan to improve the