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Table 4 Different expectations in North- South-South collaboration for building HRH

From: Protecting health workers from infectious disease transmission: an exploration of a Canadian-South African partnership of partnerships

Expected outputs activity area Expected outputs for Northern partner Expected outputs for leading Southern partner institution Expected outputs for local Southern health system/hospital partners
Research & New Insights  Scholarly publications (peer reviewed)- with lead authorship on some and co-authorship on others
 Further grant funding
 Scholarly publications (peer reviewed)- with lead authorship on some and co-authorship on others
 Manuals and working papers for local implementation, promoting problem-solving and surveillance, with potential for scale-up
 Participation in scholarly publications usually as co-authors
 Manuals and working papers for local implementation, promoting problem-solving and surveillance
 Receipt of simple knowledge-translation products that can be used for local impact
Teaching & Learning  Training of graduate and post graduate students leading to successful project papers/theses of Northern students
 Professional mentoring of Southern leaders
 Respectful bi-directional capacity-building
 Training of graduate and postgraduate students leading to successful project papers/theses of Southern students
 Development of local health professionals and paraprofessionals in train-the-trainer approach
 Respectful bi-directional capacity-building
 Training of healthcare workers leading to greater confidence in fulfilling their healthcare responsibilities
 Development of local health professionals and paraprofessionals and trained trainers who can continue the work
 Respectful bi-directional capacity-building
Service & Practice  University/hospital service (curriculum development, sharing lessons)
 Participation in professional associations - national (Northern) and international
 Insights from applying policies and procedures in high risk circumstances
 Fulfilling institutional mandate
 Participation on national committees for policy development and implementation
 Professional associations - national (Southern), international
 Surveillance of overall effectiveness of policies and procedures
 Fulfilling hospital/health system mandate, with improved policies and practices implemented in the workplace
 Participation on local committees for policy development and implementation
 Professional associations - local
 Documentation on effectiveness of policies and procedures