Luzaan Africa, PhD
University of the Western Cape, South Africa
Dr Luzaan Africa is a lecturer in the Interprofessional Education Unit in the Faculty of Community and Health Sciences at the University of the Western Cape. She is actively involved in the development and implementation of an interprofessional curriculum. She is a part of a team that offers interprofessional collaborative practice supervision senior health science students. In her capacity as lecturer, she teaches and convenes interprofessional modules to undergraduate and postgraduate health and social science students. She joined the unit in 2016 after nearly two years in private practice. She holds a BSc Physiotherapy, an MSc Physiotherapy, and PhD in Physiotherapy.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Virtual IPE (VIPE) as a Platform for Exploring Family-centered Comparative Global Health and Health Workforce Roles and Responsibilities
Lightning Talk Description: Healthcare professionals require knowledge and skills to work collaboratively with diverse populations with multiple health care professionals and service delivery systems across the continuum of care in a variety of settings (community, emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient primary care). Such knowledge and skills are increasingly important amidst the needs of vulnerable populations such as immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. IPE is the requisite to prepare a collaborative ready workforce. This talk focuses on an international network of…