Global Health and Humanitarianism Course at HCRI

UK-Med’s academic partners at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (part of the University of Manchester) have developed a short online course on Global Health and Humanitarianism. HCRI’s massive open online course (MOOC) will discuss the question ‘is humanitarianism an effective, justifiable and sustainable response to ill-health, inequality, injustice and war?’ HCRI’s work and teaching…

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Vacancy at UK-Med: Humanitarian Pharmacy Adviser

We are seeking to appoint a Humanitarian Pharmacy Adviser to provide technical oversight and management of all pharmaceutical aspects of the UK EMT programme with emphasis on the development of operational mechanisms and systems required for preparedness during an overseas deployment. The post holder will provide technical advice to pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management….

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UK-Med attends International Emergency Response Open Day

On Wednesday 15 March, UK-Med attended the International Emergency Response Open Day. Organised by the University of Portsmouth, the event was hosted in co-ordination with the SimEx Multi-national Disaster Simulation series and showed how the response to sudden on-set disasters by national and international organisations is evolving. The event provided an opportunity for recruitment and…

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UK-Med Associate, Karen O’Neill nee Livingstone receives Award for Outstanding Achievement from the University of Manchester

Former UK-Med Medical Adviser and Membership Manager, Karen O’ Neill nee Livingstone, was this week honoured by the University of Manchester with an Outstanding Alumni Award. Proposed by the School of Nursing,  where she studied for her undergraduate nursing degree, Karen had also completed further studies at the university with the award in 2012 of…

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Maternal, Infant & Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Developing World – A Course for Volunteer Clinicians

UK-Med was represented at a conference organised by the Margaret Pyke Trust on Saturday 26th November, at the Royal College of Physicians, London. The conference focussed on the theme of sexual and reproductive health in the developing world, and included talks by Dr. Brigid Hayden (UK-Med’s Deputy Medical Director), and Dr. Elaine Kirk (Trainee Humanitarian…

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