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This post includes international resources for physician assistants including job resources, links to international PA programs, links to international PA organizations, and general guidance for a pre-PA, PA student, or current physician assistant seeking international opportunity.

 

http://doseofpa.blogspot.com/2014/04/international-physician-assistants.html

 

If you have any additions or notice anything that should be updated, please let me know. Thank you for reading.

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Paul:

 

You've done a nice job of collating information from a variety of sources.  A couple of corrections, however:  the Walter Sisulu University program in South Africa is alive and well.  There have been some changes in the Mthatha faculty and their twinning relations with the University of Colorado is winding down but they have not closed the program.  Also, the University of Limpopo never started a program although there were plans to do so before the leadership changed.  Zambia trains clinical officers and medical licentiates at Chainama and has been doing so for nearly 20 years.  Rwanda re-opened its clinical officer program about two years ago after the various medical training programs were all brought under the umbrella of the University of Rwanda.  Finally Ghana has 4 programs - the College of Health and Well-being, Kintampo  (formerly the Kintampo Rural Health Training School) trains diploma medical assistants, Central University and Presbyterian University College train physician assistants and grant a B.Sc. 

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