Horizon 2020 – RESOURCEFUL

CONSORTIUM

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