inPractice® Africa is a continually updated reference and learning resource for South African clinicians, available both online and offline.

The program provides continuing professional development certificate programs, practice guidelines, and drug reference information, as well as referral clinical support. inPractice® Africa is also available as downloadable apps for tablets, smartphones, and Windows PCs.

How It Works

inPractice® Africa content can be accessed in 2 ways:

  • Easy-to-search point-of-care reference information as you treat your patients
  • Review complete modules and earn credit

Accredited curricula offered through inPractice® Africa consist of learning modules to complete in any order, and when all are successfully completed you receive your program certificate. CPD credit is also offered for each learning module.

Certification Programs

Additional Resources

inPractice® Africa offers South Africa–specific resources available through search, keyword, or by index that include.

How to Get Started

  • First, register with inPractice® Africa, then access content and download applications. Click here to register.
    To take tests or receive certificates, you must be registered with the Foundation for Professional Development (FPD). Click here to get an FPD student ID.

  • inPractice® Africa includes apps for iOS (Apple), Android tablets and smartphones, and for Windows PCs. Click here to download the app.

  • Start learning now. To search for the information you need, enter a search term in the main search bar in the upper right-hand corner. To study the curricula, click on the title of one of the 3 accredited programs above.

  • Need technical support? Forgot your FPD student ID? Click the help link above to access technical or program support.

For more information on how to use this site, click here.

inPractice® Africa at a Glance

The mission of the inPractice® Africa program is to provide physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals in both resource-rich and resource-constrained settings with relevant, practical training and certification to support and improve the existing healthcare infrastructure, clinician education, and patient outcomes. It is currently designed to support South African physicians and nurses in the management of HIV-infected and HIV/tuberculosis-coinfected patients.

This program was developed in cooperation with two leading South African organizations involved in HIV/AIDS medical education: the Foundation for Professional Development and the University of the Witwatersrand.

inPractice® Africa is made possible by a public–private partnership grant from US Agency for International Development (USAID) and grants from Abbott, Gilead Sciences, Janssen, and Merck pharmaceutical companies.

inPractice® is supported by a Public-Private Alliance between the following funding agencies: