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Tesfamicael Ghebrehiwet


Interprofessional collaboration (IPC) occurs when health workers with varying educational preparation and skills work together to deliver quality health services – as no single health professional can have all the required knowledge and skills. Governments and health policy makers are always looking for better ways of delivering care and IPC offers a smart solution to do this. Interprofessional education (IPE), an related concept, is a prerequisite in preparing a “collaborative practice-ready” health workforce that is better prepared to respond to local health needs. In interprofessional education, health workers, at some point during their training, learn together in order to work together.

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