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SRC Program Level B : Nigeria - South Africa

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Nigeria SA 1bisEC Institute: Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto, Nigeria

EC Liaison officer: Dr M.A. Makusidi

SC Institute: University of Cape Town, South Africa

SC Liaison officer: Prof. Ikechi Okpechi



Name of SRC: Nigeria - South Africa


Short description of the project or abstract:

The primary aim of the sister renal centre collaboration between Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH), Sokoto, Nigeria and University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa is to improve the standard of nephrology practice at UDUTH through training in clinical nephrology, dialysis, renal pathology and interventional nephrology by UCT members of staff. This will assist the UDUTH renal unit to grow with the ultimate goal of commencing renal transplant services within the next 5 years. This aim will be achieved through serial meeting and training of UDUTH staff facilitated by UCT renal unit personnel. 

Learning objectives:

  • Interaction with hospital management to improve future training support
  • Lectures on various aspects of kidney diseases
  • Review of difficult clinical cases being managed at our center via telemedicine
  • How to set up and maintain a renal service effectively

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Additional Info

  • Year: 2017
  • Status: In progress
  • Partners: ISN only
  • SRC Level: B
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Topics: Transplantation
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