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Table 2 Institutions and countries in which existing Tanzanian nephrologists and nephropathologist were trained

From: Developing nephrology services in low income countries: a case of Tanzania

Country of training Number of trained doctors Discipline Training institution Qualification
Tanzania 5a Nephrology MUHAS, UiB (Norway), Haukeland University Hospital (Norway), Christian Medical College, Vellore (India) MSc Nephrology
5 Nephrology MUHAS (with external rotation at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India) MSc Nephrology
India 1 Nephrology Madras Medical Mission, Chennai -India ISN Fellowship
South Africa 1 Nephrology UCT, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town –South Africa Mphil Nephrology (UCT)
ISN Fellowship, Fellowship of College of Medicine of South Africa
1 Nephrology Witwatersrand University, Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa ISN Fellowship, Fellowship of College of Medicine of South Africa
1 Nephrology Stellenbosch University/ Tygerberg Hospital, South Africa ISN Fellowship, Fellowship of College of Medicine of South Africa
1b Paediatric nephrology University of Cape Town, Red Cross Children Hospital, South Africa ISN/IPNA Fellowship, Post-graduate diploma, University of Cape Town
Russiac 2 Nephrology Nizhny Novgorod State Medical University, Russia MMed Nephrology
Norway 1 Nephropathology University of Bergen/Haukeland University Hospital, Norway ISN Fellowship
  1. UiB University of Bergen, UCT University of Cape Town
  2. aTwo of the five nephrologists are from Ethiopia and Uganda
  3. bMUHAS trained nephrologist
  4. cGovernment supported training