Screen Shot 2019-08-11 at 07.34.19.pngInterprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) is not well established in developing countries, even though the needs are greater. The burden of disease, lack of resources, the influence of poverty on health, and workforce shortages in developing countries mean that the availability and composition of health-care teams are vastly different from those in developed countries.

This issue of the Journal of Interprofessional Care publishes for the first time a collection of papers from Sub-Saharan Africa. We are pleased to have contributed to coordinate this issue and write this editorial, which has emerged from a collaborative effort to build a movement around interprofessional practice and education as one way of tackling challenges facing all health and social care professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa…..more