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Educating Enough Competent Health Professionals: Advancing Educational Innovation at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania

  • Ephata E. Kaaya,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Sarah B. Macfarlane mail,

    macfarlane@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

    Affiliation: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Charles A. Mkony,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Eligius F. Lyamuya,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Helen Loeser,

    Affiliation: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Phyllis Freeman,

    Affiliation: Journal of Public Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Edward K. Kirumira,

    Affiliation: Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Kisali Pallangyo,

    Affiliation: Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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  • Haile T. Debas

    Affiliation: University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: August 14, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001284

About the Authors

Ephata E. Kaaya, Charles A. Mkony, Eligius F. Lyamuya, Kisali Pallangyo
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Sarah B. Macfarlane, Helen Loeser, Haile T. Debas
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Phyllis Freeman
Journal of Public Health Policy, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Edward K. Kirumira
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Corresponding Author

Email: macfarlane@globalhealth.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: EEK SM CM EL HL PF EK KP HD. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SM HL PF. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EEK SM CM EL HL PF EK KP HD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EEK SM CM EL HL PF EK KP HD. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: EEK SM CM EL HL PF EK KP HD.