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Table 1 Consortia and their membership: characteristics of each school

From: Transforming health professions’ education through in-country collaboration: examining the consortia among African medical schools catalyzed by the Medical Education Partnership Initiative

  School Location Year established Ownership Number of undergraduate students Number of postgraduate trainees Number of faculty
Ethiopia Addis Ababa University College of Health Sciences Addis Ababa 1964 Public 1,297 526 342
Defense University College Debre Zeit 2007 Public 58 0 36
Haramaya University School of Medicine Dire Dawa 2007 Public 902 0 51
Hawassa University Hawassa 2003 Public 1,026 71 79
Nigeria University of Ibadan College of Medicine Ibadan 1948 Public 1,419 1214 361
Ahmadu Bello University, Faculty of Medicine Zaria 1967 Public 551 310 266
University of Jos, Faculty of Medical Sciences Jos 1978 Public 2,766 205 149
College of Medicine University of Lagos, Nigeria Lagos 1962 Public 1,022 500 441
University of Maiduguri College of Medical Sciences Maiduguri 1978 Public 857 85 130
University of Nigeria College of Medicine Enugu 1970 Public 1,261 89 228
Uganda Makerere University College of Health Sciences Kampala 1924 Public 621 279 327
Busitema University, Faculty of Health Sciences Mbale 2013 Public 53 0 22
Gulu University Faculty of Medicine Gulu 2004 Public 346 7 27
Kampala International University W.C. School of Medicine Bushenyi Ishaka 2004 Private 1,136 0 109
Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine Mbarara 1989 Public 364 33 89
Zambia University of Zambia School of Medicine Lusaka 1966 Public 495 333 86
Cavendish University School of Medicine Lusaka 2009 Private -- -- --
Copperbelt University School of Medicine Ndola 2011 Public 225 10 47
Lusaka Apex Medical University Lusaka 2010 Private 97 10 40
  1. -- = information not provided on Round 3 survey.