On postgraduate training, local post graduate activities revolved mainly around the trainees on membership/fellowship examinations of the College of Surgeons of East Central Southern Africa, the MMed (Surg) and MMed (Opth) programmes of the College of Medicine. Dr Chiundira passed MMED Surg part 1 and is expected to finish in 2010. Dr Banza will sit for the final COSECSA Fellowship examinations in December 2009. Drs P Kamalo and P Nowa are progressing well with postgraduate training in neurosurgery and general surgery respectively in South Africa.
In 2009 we hope to recruit more candidates onto the MMed programmes in general surgery, ophthalmology and orthopaedics.
Several Post graduate courses / conferences were organized or facilitated in the department and its affiliates in 2008:
Other Postgraduate activities include