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Author: ukmed

This year the world has seen a pandemic like no other in our lifetime. Aside from the number of lives a disease claims or forever alters, outbreaks of all kinds create unimaginable hardships and long-lasting impacts for any affected country – or in the case...

Risk Communication and Community Engagement is an essential element of any medical outbreak response. If a highly infectious disease such as COVID-19 is spreading rapidly amongst a community, it’s essential that people understand how to protect themselves and what they should do if they fall...

Meet Veronica Sanchez. She has been working with UK-Med in Rwanda since last June on Ebola preparedness. Now, in collaboration with WHO-EMT Secretariat, her treatment centre design for COVID-19 patients has been adopted by WHO to tackle the pandemic....

Sophia Turner tells us of her motivations for joining UK-Med and the importance of child safeguarding training. Sophia got an honourable mention for her entry into Year of Nurse and Midwife Nursing in Focus Photography Competition ...

To mark the WHO year of the nurse and midwife, we’re hearing from new member Faith Atim about her reasons for becoming a midwife in the first place, and joining UK-Med as part of our Outbreak Response Register...