Training  a New Generation of Biomedical Engineers

Training a New Generation of Biomedical Engineers

Like the majority of sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia is critically short of Biomedical Engineers. These specialists are essential for the safe and effective running of hospitals and health centres. In this short film, we document our groundbreaking training course, which is training a new generation of Biomedical Engineers.

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First Biomedical Engineering Technologist Training Programme in Zambia

First Biomedical Engineering Technologist Training Programme in Zambia

Friday May 8, 2015 marked the official opening of the Biomedical Engineering Technology Skills Workshop at the Northern Technical College (NORTEC), Ndola, Zambia. The BMET Diploma, is the first technologist pre-service training course in Zambia.

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Health Worker Profile: Natasha Kampengele

Health Worker Profile: Natasha Kampengele

Meet Natasha, a Biomedical Technologist enrolled on THET's Engineering Technologist course in Zambia. Up to 50% of medical equipment in Zambia is out of service. Health workers like Natasha are addressing this critical situation by fixing, maintaining and managing medical equipment, helping to improve patient care.

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Not all Health Workers Wear White Coats

Not all Health Workers Wear White Coats

Equipping a new generation of engineers with the skills to manage medical equipment safely and effectively.

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