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Project: Interprofessional student-run primary CARE clinics: A University-Enterprise Knowledge Triangle Cooperation Approach/ I CARE

The project aims to impart knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will enable future academic and non-academic healthcare professionals to function effectively in a university-enterprise collaborative care environment. This project develop and establish “I CARE” centres and Clinics which provide education, training, research, Primary health care patient treatment and community engagement.

Facts about the project

Full project name
Interprofessional student-run primary CARE clinics: A University-Enterprise Knowledge Triangle Cooperation Approach/ I CARE  (Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education 618674-EPP-1-2020-1-SE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP)
Project manager
Mosad Zineldin
Other project members
Valentina Vasicheva
Participating organizations

Project partners:

  1. Linnaeus University, Sweden
  2. Genoa University, Italy
  3. Technical University of Crete, Greece
  4. Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  5. The Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europé, Austria
  6. Alexandria University, Egypt
  7. Assiut University, Egypt
  8. Al-Azhar University, Egypt 
  9. Helwan University, Egypt
  10. Badr University, Egypt
  11. The British University in Egypt, Egypt –
  12. International Academy for Applied Science and Technology, Egypt
  13. Notre Dame University, Lebanon
  14. Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
  15. Modern University for Business and Science, Lebanon
  16. Lead Healthcare Consultancy, Lebanon 

Associate partners:

  1. International cardiac centre (ICC), Egypt
  2. The German hospital in Alexandria , Egypt
  3. Sibline governmental hospital, Lebanon
  4. Academic center for research and consultancy, Sweden

Financier
EU: Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education Programme
Timetable
15 November 2020 – 14 November 2023
Subject
Education, medicine,  e-health (Department of Health and Caring Sciences (Faculty of Health and Life Sciences)

More about the project

Wider objectives of this proposal are:

  1. To Promote University-enterprise cooperating by creating a comprehensive vertically integrated system of innovative development of knowledge triangle (study – research – primary health care business utilization) while achieving synergetic effect by using the knowledge and experience of the EU partner universities and institutions as well as Lebanese and Egyptians partners. 
  2. Develop a creative inter-professional student-led clinics of Primary health care as new placement mode
  3. To develop effective -service for interactive collaboration between university- hospitals and healthcare and medical sittings in development and commercialization of e-health-innovative study and professional lifelong learning training programs.
  4. To produce a new generation of healthcare institutions (enterprises), university, and research staff capable of performing constructive development in health and satisfy patient needs and safety in LEG.
  5. To improve student employability and entrepreneurship skills and opportunities.

The project aims to achieve the following specific objectives:

  1. Reinforcement and modernization of experiential education in health sciences curricula (Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry and Nursing, allied health services, psychology, etc.) through development of University – Enterprises ‘I care’ centres and clinics.
  2. Introduction of inter-professional teaching and learning activities, including new joint In-service Inter-professional training and courses for all health sciences students;
  3. Launching Inter-professional collaboration student-led clinics, the provision of comprehensive services to socioeconomically disadvantaged, poor and elderly patients by multiple health providers who collaborate within and across healthcare settings
  4. Improving the teaching competency  of academic staff and teacher practitioners/ clinician educators