After a four-week of intensive learning adventures in the Health Sciences, yesterday, August 30, 2023, we joyously climaxed the Third Cohort of Camp xSEL: Excellence in Science Education for Liberia. This celebration marks the graduation of ninety-five (95) 11th and 12th graders who were recruited from the fifteen counties of Liberia. Throughout these transformative weeks, we've had the distinct honor of working closely with these brilliant minds, infusing them with advanced scientific knowledge,
Rev. Dr. Julius Sarwolo Nelson, President of the state-run University of Liberia has described graduates of the Camp xSEL (Excellence in Science Education for Liberia) as crème de la crème for the medical future of Liberia. Rev. Dr. Julius Sarwolo Nelson, President of the state-run University of Liberia has described graduates of the Camp xSEL (Excellence in Science Education for Liberia) as crème de la crème for the medical future of Liberia.Speaking Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at the completion of study by the second batch of campers, the UL President pointed out that the program is designed in line with the overall modernization
In a recent learning exchange trip to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Vanderbilt), the Experiential Learning and Assessment Lab (ELAB) team at University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) gained transformative insights on integrating simulation curriculum in medical training. The trip, spanning from July 14 to July 29, 2023, facilitated an immersive experience that left a lasting impact on the team heading Liberia’s only high-fidelity simulation laboratory at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center.
The program is meant to celebrate the latest milestones in the health sector. It’s a USAID program. USAID provided 50k for the winners of the program. The aim is to strengthen the health board and the primary objective is to strengthen the health sector. Dr. Plenseh Paye McCain, the Deputy Director of the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Innovation (CTLI) speaking at the event Tuesday said she was grateful that her team is celebrating the latest milestone of the Health Entrepreneurship Advancement
As part of efforts to improve the health sector in the country, the Ministry of Health on April 10, 2023, launched the Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Health Professionals in Liberia. In collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), USAID, the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) through the BRIDGE -U: Liberia Project and other partners launched the CPD program.The CPD program aims to upgrade healthcare professionals’ knowledge and skills. Also,
Twenty health specialists have completed a four – day mentorship program organized by the College of Health Sciences, University of Liberia (UL) as part of a multi – year joint project funded by PEER and BRIDGE-U: Applying Research for a Healthy Liberia. Closing program for the second cohort of the mentorship program was held on Friday, April 29, 2022 in Congo Town on UL’s Medical School campus. The participants received certificates for their successful completion of the exercise.
VIGH to partner with Yale University and University of Liberia on New Research and Teaching Center in Liberia
The Vanderbilt Institute of Global Health (VIGH) will join Yale University and the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) to establish a public-private-academic hub for research utilization in the Liberian health sector and an academic network to strengthen Liberia’s education and health sectors as part of a five-year, $15 million federal project announced this week.Funding for the Applying Research for a Healthy Liberia project comes from the United States Agency for
University of Liberia Embarks on Nationwide Recruitment of Students for USAID Sponsored Camp-XEL
As a means of motivating students across the country to develop interest in Sciences upon completion from high school, the state-run University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS), in partnership with the United States-based partner universities Yale and Vanderbilt, has begun the recruitment process for the second batch of students Camp xSEL (Excellence in Science Education for Liberia).Camp xSEL is a project under the auspices of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bringing Research
Topic:- Launching of Center for Teaching, Learning & Innovation; a Public-Private Partnership to boost medical studies in the country. The center is intended for Research Utilizations and Training.
Topic: Transformation of University of Liberia College of Health Sciences by the Bridge-U:Liberia in Partnership with Vanderbilt University, Yale University & Other Partners.
Date: July 31, 2022
Topic: Camp xSEL is a platform where High School Students looking to further their careers in Science and Medicine are selected through a competitive process to attend a 5-week Science Camp to prepare them for their medical career.
Date:- August 28, 2022
Topic: Launch of Experiential Learning and Assessment Laboratory at the JFK Hospital, Monrovia.
Date:- September 25, 2022
Topic: Yale University & Vanderbilt University Partners with the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences graduates High School Students interested in the sciences from the Camp xSEL 2022 Edition.
Date:- October 30, 2022
Topic: Year 2 Kickoff of the Bridge-U: Liberia Project with the Center for Teaching & Learning & Innovation.
Date:- November 27, 2022
Topic: BRIDGE -U: Liberia had a 3 months health entrepreneurship training at the University of Liberia College of Health Sciences and had a one-day Innovation Activity Seminar for ULCHS Students.
Date:- December 25, 2022
Topic: BRIDGE-U: Liberia HEARL Ideation Course graduates 25 aspiring entrepreneurs
Date:- January 29, 2023
Topic: OSRS conducted a one-day Research Grant orientation workshop for faculty members of ULCHS. BRIDGE -U: Liberia MEL team had a three days capacity building training on REDCap.
Date:- February 27, 2023
Topic: The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) had a successful validation on her Guideline for Health Professionals and the ELAB team conducted a two-day intensive simulation training at JFK for healthcare professionals.
Date:- March 31, 2023
Topic: Camp xSEL begins preparation for its 2023 Science camp for high school students across Liberia. ULCHS conducted three-day Residents as Teachers and Leaders Training for doctors.
Date:- June 25, 2023
Topic: Six aspiring health entrepreneurs were honored with financial awards and certificates for their exceptional performance in the USAID-funded BRIDGE-U: Applying Research for a Healthy Liberia project HEALR, Creation Course Pitch Fest.
Date:- July 30, 2023
Topic: Spotlight Interview with Camp xSEL 2023 Campers, Alumnus, and Instructors: Sharing their off-camp and in-camp experiences, and how the program has shaped their career development in the Health Sciences.
Date:- August 27, 2023
Topic: The College of Health has embarked on an intensive 9-month training program focused on health system evidence-based policy for policymakers.
Date:- September 24, 2023
Topic: BRIDGE-U: Liberia organized a two-day Evidence-Based Health Policy training for 18 Health Policy Makers in Liberia. Additionally, CTLI successfully launched its second Cohort Ideation course, engaging 26 Health Entrepreneurs as part of the HEARL program.
Date:- January 28, 2024