Community Based Experience and Services: An Innovative Medical Education of University of Ilorin, Nigeria
As a resolve of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria to produce doctors that are sensitive to the community health needs of majority of our populace the College of Health Sciences, University of Ilorin established the Community Based Experience and Services (COBES) programme as an innovative medical education. The curriculum is Student-centred, Community-based and Problem-solving. During COBES medical students are posted to the communities at the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th year of their training with specific learning objectives tailored at the achievement of the cardinal objectives of the medical college.