Mali healthcare professionals training support project – DECLIC

Reporting Organization:Sante Monde (formerly Centre de cooperation internationale en sante et developpement (CCISD))
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 12,448,746
Timeframe: June 3, 2010 - September 30, 2018
Status: Completion
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Sante Monde (formerly Centre de cooperation internationale en sante et developpement (CCISD))

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Mali - $ 12,448,746.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Health Systems, Training & Infrastructure (45 %)

Health Promotion & Education (25 %)

Primary Health Care (25 %)

Reproductive Health & Rights incl. Maternal Health (5 %)

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The project aims to help increase the number and build the capacities of front-line health personnel. The project includes technical assistance to the Institut national de formation en sciences de la santé (INFSS) [national health sciences training institute], to its practice schools in Kayes, Sikasso, and Mopti, and to the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Odontostomatology (FMPOS) of the University of Bamako. The project also includes financial support for the INFSS to fund a portion of its operational plans. The project continues the support provided to the INFSS, since 2004, in organizational and administrative development, educational management, school organization, and ongoing staff training. The FMPOS benefits from support for clinical teaching of community medicine.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Unspecified
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Health care staff trained
Renovation work conducted
Technical equipment provided
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

Achieved Results

Results achieved as of March 2016 include the following: (1) 36 students (including 11 female students) are currently being trained with a view to obtaining their diploma of specialized studies (DES) in family medicine and community medicine, accredited since 2012 and officially offered by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bamako. All students are trained using the skills-based approach (SBA) and have all completed rotational internships at the university community health centres (UCHCs) set up as part of the project; (2) All 15 National Health Sciences Training Institute (INFSS) programs and the 18 DES programs of the Faculty of Medicine have been reviewed and use the SBA; (3) The 538 INFSS teachers (76 of whom are permanent and 462 of whom are on contract) received training and give courses using the SBA; (4) 1,420 students (more than 50% of whom are female) are trained at the INFSS. (5) Five UCHCs located in Banconi, Ségué, Koniakary, Sikasso and Konobougou have been rehabilitated and provided with medical equipment, a public address system for the consultation room and an Internet connection) in accordance with required standards, and are all operational; (6) The members of the community health associations (CHAs) of the five UCHCs received training to strengthen their management and social mobilization capacities; (7) An exchange network was set up to enable the five CHAs to conduct exchanges using information technologies, including the Internet; (8) Several meetings were held with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Higher Education and the deanship in order to raise awareness with regard to the government assuming responsibility for scholarships- and enrolment fees for the DES/community health students; (9) The framework agreement signed between the Faculty of Medicine, the INFSS, the CHAs of the UCHCs greatly improved cooperation between these entities in implementing the project; (10) The UCHCs considered to be models provide quality services for people and serve as student internship and training locations; (11) The SBA is used by education and health officials to train INFSS and DES/community health students.


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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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