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For the new proposal projects HITA is working together with 12 other actors:

Participants

HITA_Logo1 HITA  is  the  project  coordinator  and  leader  of  WP9  (Project  management).  The  HITA  staff member designated for  Project Coordinator  position, Karsten Gareis,  has a  long  track record  in  preparing  and managing large-scale  multi-national project consortia in the context of research  projects  and service contracts for both  public  and  private  sectors,  in  particular  the  European  Commission.  HITA  will  also,  based  on  its  extensive experience  in  ICT  interventions  in  the  nursing  &  midwifery  training  sector  in  Ghana,  lead  W3  (Systems implementation and test), and  contribute significantly to WP1(Assessment of user needs & system requirements), WP4 (Pilot preparation (incl. training)), and most other WPs.


 Ministry of Health, GhanaThe Ministry of Health will act as a key enabler across the entire project lifespan. A core role is the organisation and hosting of two Africa/EU conferences early in the 2nd project year and towards the project end, which will take place on Ministry premises in Accra, Ghana.   >>> Profil




web_logo_uni3 The University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) will act as coordinator for all research activities in Ghana. It will also operate as Pilot Site Manager  for the sites in the  Western, Ashanti & Volta Regions. In its role as provider of nursing & midwifery education, UHAS will act as location of a Knowledge Hub, and oversee all project activities at the related 2nd tier training institutions (sites of Knowledge Centres), see figure below. Apart from this UHAS will lead WP4 (Pilot preparation  (incl.  training))  and  WP5  (Operation  of  large-scale  pilots),  and  contribute  substantially  to  all  other WPs.     >>> Profil


University_for_Development_StudiesThe University for Development Studies Tamale (UDS) will be the  Pilot Site Manager  for  the sites in the  Upper West, Brong Ahafo & Northern Regions.  As  such  UDS  will  have  a  key  role  in  WP1  (Assessment  of  user  needs  &  system  requirements),  WP2 (Implementation  research  design),  WP5  (Operation  of  large-scale  pilots)  and  WP6  (Accompanying  research  & evaluation).  UDS  will  also  support  WP4  (Pilot  preparation  (incl.  training))  and  WP8  (Communication, sustainability, replicability & exploitation).       >>> Profil


Kintampo College2Kintampo College of Health and Well Being, Brong-Ahafo Region. As  first-tier training institution,  COHK Kintampo  will  be a pilot implementation site  itself, and also coordinate all pilot activities at the three assigned second-tier institutions.    >>> Profil


sewfiSefwi Wiawso Nursing & Midwifery Training College (NMTCSW), Western Region. As  first-tier  training institution,  NMTC Sefwi-Wiawso will  be a pilot implementation site itself, and also coordinate all pilot activities at the three assigned second-tier institutions.  >>> Profil



Tamale_LogoNurses and Midwives Training College Tamale, Northern Region. As first-tier training institution,  NMTC Tamale will be a pilot implementation site itself, and also coordinate all pilot activities at the three assigned second-tier institutions.   >>> Profil


Jirapa_LogoJirapa Nursing and Midwifery Training College (JNTMC), Upper West Region. As first-tier training institution,  Jirapa NMTC  will be a pilot implementation site itself, and also coordinate all pilot activities at the four assigned second-tier institutions.   >>> Profil



NHS HighlandsNHS Highland, Invernes, Schottland. Based on team leaders Anne Mason’s extensive, hands-on experience in the nursing & midwifery training domain in both Ghana and Zambia, NHSH will lead WP2 (Specification & co-development of mLearning systems & services) and WP7 (Feasibility study Zambia) and will also contribute substantially to all other WPs.    >>> Profil


Impact HubImpact Hub Accra. Based  on  its  track  record  in  the  area,  the  main  role  of  IHUB  will  be  to  co-design  and  create multimedia  training  content  (Task  2.4  “Co-development  of  local  content  for  mLearning  systems”)  and  in  the promotion  of  sustainability,  replication  and  exploitation,  for  which  it  will  leverage  its  role  as  an  incubator  in Ghana’s innovation eco-system.  >>> Profil


turun_yliopisto_rgbThe University of Turku  will  be  in  charge  of  the  Accompanying  research  &  evaluation  (WP6),  for  which  it  will leverage its expertise in the analysis of technology acceptance and diffusion of ICT innovations.  >>> Profil

Turuk Amk The Turku University of Applied Sciences (UAS) will contribute to the project with expertise in nursing & midwifery education. It will lead WP1 (Assessment of user needs & system requirements) and contribute substantially to WP4 “Trial preparation (incl. training)”. TUAS will be also be an active member in data collection and analysis, and as such contribute to a number of other WPs.  >>> Profil


africa conference4Amref Health Africa will contribute its extensive experience with previous and up-and-running eLearning and mLearning  programmes in  the  health  sector,  by  taking  an  active  part  in  a number  of  WPs.  As  Leader  of  WP 8 (Communication,  sustainability,  replicability  &  exploitation)  Amref  will  leverage  its  large  network  in  SSA  to prepare  the  ground  for  replication  and  scale-up  in  other  implementation  contexts  once  the  project  has  been completed.  >>> Profil

Chipata Central Hospital. Chipata Central Hospital’s School of Nursing And Midwifery  will be site of the feasibility study to be carried out  in WP7. CCH will also have  a  role in WP1  (Conceptual  framework)  and WP6 (Evaluation)  – because data for the evaluation will also be collected at the feasibility study site – and in most other WPs to enable it to transfer lessons learned from the Ghana pilots to Zambia.   >>> Profil