Twinning: The Future for Sustainable Collaboration

International Journal

BJU International 89(Suppl. 1), 13-17 Jan 01, 2006

An introductory article describes the benefits, drawbacks, and potential pitfalls of twinning programs, taking as a case study a twinning program between Taunton and Somerset Hospital (in the UK) and Mnazi Moja Hospital, Zanzibar, Tanzania. It concludes that a well-designed twinning program can provide sustainable, low-cost benefits for both institutions.

M. Jiddawi
R. Macdonagh
V. Parry

Eastern Africa

United Republic of Tanzania

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