Côte d’Ivoire: Launch of the 21st edition of the health sciences aggregation contest, Patrick Achi affirms that “CAMES contributes to the creation of human capital”

© Koaci.com – Monday, 07 November 2022 – 15:12

patrick here this Monday in Abidjan

The launch of the 21st edition of the contest for the aggregation of health sciences of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMS) took place today in Abidjan in the presence of the Prime Minister, Head of Government.

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396 candidates from 13 African countries will be evaluated during this edition of the 19 in the CAMS.

jeronimo patrick hereaffirmed that the sustainable development of African countries is conditioned, on the one hand, by the availability of state-of-the-art medical knowledge trained in higher education and research structures in health sciences and, on the other hand, by the equitable access of the populations to care and services.

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According to him, the CAMS it is the only institution that constitutes a natural framework for the evaluation of Africans by Africans in accordance with the “best international standards of ethics and deontology”.

He noted that the CAMS contributes to the creation of human capital as a real lever for the strategic development of African States. He took the opportunity to decline the current health policy of Côte d’Ivoire, in particular with the creation and development of the CMU.

Jerome-patrick here announced the forthcoming opening of two new units for training and research in medical sciences within the universities of San Pedro and Korhogo.

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The aggregation competition in health sciences, one of the 9 statutory programs of the CAMSIt undoubtedly contributes to raising the qualitative level of our professors-researchers in health sciences.

According to Adama Diawara, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, thanks to this competition, Côte d’Ivoire has Associate Professors who, in turn, effectively train doctors who are senior health managers.

“The know-how of the associates is unanimously recognized. In this regard, I would like to thank the General Secretariat of the CAMS for the quality of the implementation of this programme, which is of paramount importance. Allow me to greet the presidents, rectors and general directors of the university present here, as well as the coordinating presidents of the juries and the members of the juries. I know I can count on your rigor to make this session of the Concours d’Agrégation en Sciences de la Santé a success,” he added.

The Minister wished success to the Ivorian candidates after years of hard work.

“Ivory Coast is watching you. The President of the Republic, Hon. Mr. Alassane Ouattara and the Government, headed by the Prime Minister, H.E. patrick here, trust you. Be worthy of this trust”, insisted the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

He argued that the success of the Ivorian candidates is one of the success factors of the strategy for the development of training in health sciences, which is being developed by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, namely, the increase in the number of students admitted to Bachelor. 2 of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odontostomatology, the opening of two new Training and Research Units (UFR) of Medical Sciences within the Péléforo Gon Coulibaly University of Korhogo, in the Kassirimé campus, and the University of San Pedro, as well as the creation of an Institute of Veterinary Medicine within the future University of Odienné, the opening of the training of doctors to private universities, of course under certain very strict conditions.

Adama Diawara announced that the draft decree related to this important reform is being drafted at the level of the Ministry in charge of higher education and the Ministry in charge of health.

Finally, it should be noted that during this ceremony, the Head of the Ivorian government was decorated with the international order of academic palms of CAMS for his great contribution to the development of the Higher Education and Scientific Research sector.

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