ChildCA – Improvement of CHILDdren care teaching as a template for upgrading medical education in Central Asia

Project runtime: 15 Jan 2019 - 14 Jan 2023


EDEN was invited to contribute to ChildCA project as Associate Partner.

ChildCA is a CBHE (Capacity Building in Higher Education) project.

Main objective

CHILDCA main aim is to improve children’s care in Central Asia (CA) Countries through a modern and innovative postgraduate training of the specialists devoted to their care

Specific objectives

  • To design an integrated curriculum for the postgraduate training of medical professionals in Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery and Child Neuropsychiatry
  • To improve the skills and competences of teaching staff in the partner HEIs towards the achievement of EU and international standards
  • To introduce ICT technologies to implement an effective virtual interaction among partner HEIs

The consortium is currently composed of 11 partner Universities as full partners:

  • University of Pavia, Italy, as coordinator
  • University of Ulm, Germany
  • Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
  • National Medical University SD Asfendiyarov, Kazakhstan
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
  • Kazakh Medical University on Continuing Education, Kazakhstan
  • Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Bukhara State Medical Institute, Uzbekistan
  • Avicenna Tajik State Medical University, Tajikistan
  • Institute of postgraduate education in health sphere of Republic of Tajikistan
  • Khatlon State Medical University, Tajikistan

And – in addition to EDEN – 6 associate partners, among Ministries and Medical Institutes:

  • Kazakhstan Ministry of Education and Science
  • Kazakhstan Ministry of Public Health
  • Ministry for Higher Education and Secondary Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Republican Specialized Scientific Medical Centre of Paediatrics
  • Tashkent Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education