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ADMER Inception Workshop Draft Programme

Inception Workshop from March 9 - 11, 2010 at Akosombo


Wednesday (day 1): (starts 9 and ends at 5.30pm)

  • The ADMER project
    • General information, continuation from last year  
    • Objectives: What do we hope to obtain.
    • Participants: Who does what?
    • ADMER-project administration (DK/Ghana)  -Niels and Mercy
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    • COFFEE BREAK AT 10:30 -11AM
  • The PhD’s –                                     Anders and Karsten
    • A description of a PhD-course
    • How to write an ADMER-PhD (a ‘sandwich-programme’) 
    • PhD-advisers, who and how many
    • Enrolled PhDs: 3 in DK and 3 in Ghana. How does this work?
    • Monographs (writing mandatory articles)
    • Contracts with advisers
    • Examinations/defence
    • PhD Fees
    • LUNCH AT 1:00 - 2:00 PM
  • Needs Assessment:
    • Outline of proposed methodology for needs assessment   -  Anders and Karsten
    • Existing Needs Assessments on projects in Ghana    -    Pascal and Andreas.

COFFEE BREAK AT 4:00 PM

  • Deadline for the Needs Assessment: End June 2010.
  • Discussion about Scientific Committee  
  • CLOSURE OF MEETING AT 5.30 PM

Thursday (Day 2): (starts 8.30am)

  • Background information from both universities
    • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi (KNUST).
    • University of Ghana Medical School in Accra (UGMS)

Presentation on existing field areas (research sites).
Factual data
 Actual situation in hospitals (e.g. bacteraemias)
15 min’s video of workflow in laboratories. 

COFFEE BREAK AT 10:30 -11AM

Joint presentation of the PhD’s

CLOSURE OF THE MEETING AT 12 PM
LUNCH AT 12PM