Rethinking primary care’s gatekeeper role – Geva Greenfield

16 hours ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
Geva Greenfield, Kimberly Foley and Professor Azeem Majeed ask whether it is time to reconsider the role of the GP as gatekeeper to specialist services, and call for more evidence to guide future policy. Congratulations to Geva and his colleagues on their recent publication in the BMJ on this hot topic.     Read More

Leadership in Health – National Primary Care Services, Kuwait

2 weeks ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
The WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education and Training hosted Dr Rihab Wotayan (Managing Director for the National Primary Care Services in Kuwait) to discuss future collaboration with the centre and the department of Primary care and Public Health at Imperial. Dr Rihab and her team are interested in working with WHO CC to Read More

Farewell to Post-Graduate Fellow: Dr Zahia Alnoumasi

2 weeks ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
On the 11th July we bid a fond farewell to Dr Zahia Alnoumasi who completed her two years long fellowship with the Centre and returned home to Saudi Arabia along with her children. We thank Zahia for the very valued contributions she has made to the Centre We wish Zahia all the best for her Read More

Meeting with Iraqi Cultural Attaché

2 weeks ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
WHO CC team met with Iraqi Cultural Attaché Dr Hassan Hadi Ali Al-Alak to review and further discuss the collaboration links. The WHO CC is looking forward to further support Iraqi medical professionals’ education. Read More

The Geneva trip 2016

2 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
WHO Collaborating Centre staff and twenty students from the Master of Public Health course at Imperial visited multiple UN and humanitarian agencies during their recent trip to Geneva, Switzerland. Over a three day period the group visited Medecins sans Frontieres, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UN, WHO and Global Fund. Two students – Read More

Visit from University of Babylon delegation

2 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
The WHO Collaborating Centre welcomed a delegation from the University of Babylon, Iraq, on the 27th of July. The Chancellor of the University Professor Dr Adel Al-Baghdadi, Dean of IT Babylon University, and Dean of the Nursing Babylon University, Professor Amean, met with staff to hear about the work carried out by the Centre and discuss Read More

Dr Alex Chen: talk in the Scottish Parliament

3 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
Dr Alex Chen, a PhD candidate of Imperial College WHOCC, was invited to be a panel speaker in the Scottish Parliament on 15th June 2016. Alex shared the current organ transplant tourism situation investigation in Asia (especially in China) and overseas transplant legislation experience in Taiwan.   Due to lack of reporting system for overseas Read More

WHO EURO ‘Consultation of the European Framework for Action on Integrated Health Services Delivery’

5 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
WHO Regional Office for Europe’s (WHO EURO) ‘Consultation of the European Framework for Action on Integrated Health Services Delivery’ 02-04 May 2016 Copenhagen, Denmark Between the 2nd and the 4th of May, Professor Salman Rawaf, Ms Federica Amati and Dr Sondus Hassounah participated in WHO Regional Office for Europe’s (WHO EURO) ‘Consultation of the European Read More

Training on Leadership in Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Response under the PIP Framework

5 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
Title: Training on Leadership in Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Response under the PIP Framework.  WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean Cairo, Egypt 12-14 April, 2016   Content: At the request of the WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), Imperial College London and it’s WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education and Training (ICL-WHO CC) Read More

Blog: UK Junior Doctor Strikes

5 months ago drawaf@imperial.ac.uk 0
Whilst being accused of endangering lives and attempting to overthrow the government, Junior doctors today across the UK are going on strike – for the first time in history in withdrawing emergency cover.   Consultant-lead care continues in the juniors’ mass departure to the picket lines, however it is merely a bandage to attempt to anneal Read More