17th Wonca World Rural Health Conference

Rural Medical Education Guidebook Launch

November 21, 2020


Gender and Rural Culture:
Susan Brumby

Resourcing Rural Health:
Couper and De Villiers

Rural seeds:
(Mayara Floss) Andressa Paz

Teaching Mental Health:
Michael Jong

Agricultural Health:
Scott Kitchener

Training in place:
Ewen McPhee

Mentor Mentee:
(Karine Puls) Andressa Paz

Teaching Rural Determinants:
Steve Reid

The Socio-Economic Benefits of Rural Medical Education:
Roger Strasser

Chat Transcript

Chat Transcript

00:05:32 dragica: hello from montenegro
00:23:54 Marcela Araújo de Oliveira Santana: Good morning from Brazil!
00:31:24 Nicholas Torres: good morning Marcela – it will be early there!
00:32:23 Nataša Mrduljaš-Đujić: Hallo to everyone from Croatia. Here it,s 10 47 o ,clock. Suppose I,m early.
01:00:37 Nicholas Edwin Handoyo: Hi, my name is Nicholas Handoyo. I work in Indonesia. I would like to ask the speakers’ experience about how to convince people to start the first rural training program when it is none at the moment.
01:05:17 Elhadi Miskeen: Great Karine
01:07:58 Nicholas Edwin Handoyo: Hi, I would like to ask Karine and Andressa about the mentor and mentee project. How did you start the project and find the mentor and mentee to join the project?
01:23:17 Tapesh Dutt Nagaria: hear hear!
01:25:30 Andressa C. Paz e Silva – Rural Seeds: Hi, Nicholas, the Mentor-Mentee Program was established in 2017, following discussions at the WONCA on methods for reducing isolation of rural health professionals. It had a coordinator who made the matches on the mentor-mentee.
01:27:01 Tapesh Dutt Nagaria: i also had questions on rural doctor retentionm from the experince in India
01:28:22 Mary Wachira: im mary wachira from kenya how long did it take to establish the project and what are the major challenge s encountered.
01:38:16 Anthony Cordero: in our university’s 5th and final year of medical education (called the internship year), all students are assigned for 6 weeks to a rural community. They are sent to a Community-Partnership Community Partnership Program. ur university leaders instructed all the colleges to send their students there for interprofessional educ/collaboration.
01:38:25 Ian Couper: icouper@sun.ac.za
01:38:57 Anthony Cordero: Our university leaders….
01:43:25 joice baliddawa: our experience at Moi University is to make the community based education and service program mandatory for all health care professionals in training at the College of Health science.
01:44:23 joice baliddawa: the setting up of Moi university was to ensure the graduates are community oriented.
01:49:08 Anthony Cordero: can i briefly share our experience re retention in rural areas in terms of those that did not stay beyond the 2-year contract?
01:50:19 Jon Dowell: hi roger, could you point us towards that paper perhaps? thanks.
01:52:37 Elhadi Miskeen: informative session
01:57:41 Roger Strasser: Jon… It will take me a while to find the paper because it was published about 20 years ago. I believe that it was Gary Hart that published the second analysis… Roger.
02:07:01 declanfox: Thanks to all for a great session and looking forward to using the book in practice
02:07:36 Jon Dowell: thank you. a very informative session and a valuable resource.
02:07:47 Elhadi Miskeen: Thanks very much ..amazing session
02:08:07 Nicholas Edwin Handoyo: Thank you all for the great session.
02:09:09 Ian Couper: Thanks everyone, bye.
02:09:13 Karine Puls – Rural Seeds Puls: bye
02:09:27 Marcela Araújo de Oliveira Santana: Bye!