AAPS 2018

Venue
Nobleza Hotel, Kigali - Rwanda
Speakers
23 Professional Speakers

4TH EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP

PHYSIOLOGY EDUCATION IN AFRICA AND OTHER RESOURCE-CHALLENGED REGIONS:

REFLECTIONS ON CURRENT PRACTICES & CHARTING THE WAY FORWARD

THE WORKSHOP IS ORGANIZED BY AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES IN COLLABORATION WITH

THE UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

WITH THE SUPPORT OF INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

About Us

The African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS) was officially launched in 1992; The association aims to develop the capacity of basic medical scientists in Africa, disseminate the latest development in physiological sciences and promote advancement.

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OUR MISSION 

The African Association of Physiological Sciences (AAPS) is committed to developing the capacity of basic medical scientists in the African continent, to disseminate the latest development in physiological sciences and to promote the advancement of African physiological sciences.

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Welcome Message from the President of AAPS

AAPS 2018 Workshop FAQS

  • Approaches to teaching Physiology in the African context
 
  • Strategies to introduce information and communications technology into the learning and teaching spaces
 
  • Enhancing networking and mobility of African postgraduate students
 
  • Evaluation practices: latest trends
Towards a Blueprint in Physiology education in Africa

Deriving novel approaches to enhance Physiology teaching in Africa

Creative ways to teaching Physiology practical classes

How can active, blended and integrated learning be promoted during Physiology lectures?

Laying the groundwork towards establishing and launching an African network platform

How can latest evaluation practices be implemented within the African context?
Faculty and postgraduate students (PhD and postdoctoral fellows) – globally with emphasis on African continent
Registration Fees are:

Rwandans $50

Individuals from Africa $100

Outside Africa $200

 
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You should register and get your ticket before November 20, 2018

OUR AIM

This workshop has four central aims.

– The workshop sets out to characterize the current status of Physiology education in resource-challenged regions, with a special emphasis on the African continent. Delegates will reflect on and share current practices, focusing on the various challenges faced by tertiary educational institutions while attempting to deliver quality educational instruction to medical and biomedical students at under- and postgraduate levels.

– The workshop will promote networking opportunities for students and faculty members in order to strengthen collaborative initiatives in terms of educational programs and delivery.

– The workshop will expose delegates to novel teaching approaches, aids and tools in Physiology education.

– The workshop will begin to chart the way ahead for Physiology education within the African continent and other resource-challenged regions. Participants will be exposed, and contribute to the ongoing process to develop uniquely African strategies and initiatives to ensure high quality educational programs and improved cross-collaboration and networking across the continent.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 

  • Pre-workshop sessions
    Pre-workshop sessions
    12:00 - 16:00
    Pre-workshop sessions on practical teaching methods (Session I) will be held by AD Instruments using the Powerlab instruments at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences. Facilitators for the workshop are Prof. Tony McKnight (AD instruments), Prof. Dee Silverthorn (University of Texas at Austin) and Mark de Reus (Head of Support, ADI) Federico Cardona Rocha (Distributor Manager, ADI).

Please note that the workshop will be held at Nobleza Hotel, Kigali, Rwanda.

OUR SPONSORS 

OUR SPEAKERS

Prof. Olusoga Sofola
Prof. Olusoga Sofola
Prof. Olusoga Sofola (University of Lagos, Nigeria), AAPS President
Prof. Julie Chan
Prof. Julie Chan
Prof. Julie Chan (ITRBM, Taiwan; IUPS President)
Prof. Robert Carroll
Prof. Robert Carroll
Prof. Robert Carroll (East Carolina University School of Medicine)
Prof. Gary Sieck
Prof. Gary Sieck
Prof. Gary Sieck, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Prof. Noriyuki Koibuchi
Prof. Noriyuki Koibuchi
Prof. Noriyuki Koibuchi (Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)
Prof. Tony McKnight
Prof. Tony McKnight
Prof. Tony McKnight, ADInstruments, UK
Prof. Dee Silverthorn
Prof. Dee Silverthorn
Prof. Dee Silverthorn (University of Texas, USA)
Prof. Samuel H. Chan
Prof. Samuel H. Chan
Prof. Samuel H. Chan, Institute for Translational Research in Biomedicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Prof. Faadiel Essop
Prof. Faadiel Essop
Prof. Faadiel Essop (Stellenbosh University, South Africa)

Registration Fees

After registration you will receive email with bank details to complete the payment

Rwandans

$50

  • University of Rwanda Staff and Students

Individuals from Africa

$100

  • Attendees from African Countries

All prices are in USD

Outside Africa

$200

  • Regular Ticket

Workshop Venue

For More information about Kigali (Click here)

Workshop Venue

Nobleza Hotel

Kicukiro-Bugesera Road, RN15
Kigali, Rwanda

Email: aapsworkshop@ur.ac.rw

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