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5th International Congress of Person Centred Medicine, Zagreb

As part of the Congress held between 23-25 October 2017, Professor Rawaf visited Zagreb University and met with Professor Damir Boras the Rector and his deputy Professor Malden Janjanin (a well-known musician). Professor Rawaf delivered two talks on: ‘Population dynamic and medical advances shaping health agenda and practice’ and on ‘Evaluation of a national cardiovascular…
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Dr Jie Shen

Dr Jie Shen, a medical doctor in Cognitive and Emotional Neuroscience from China spent three months with the WHO Collaborating Centre focusing on research and attending relevant clinics within NHS. We would like to congratulate him on his excellent work.
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Study Tour: NHS

Last summer, the WHO Collaborating Centre hosted a delegation from China for a study tour to witness first hand the UK NHS. Study Tours are organised in collaboration with Colleagues from the NHS and are hugely valued opportunity for professionals from other countries to familiarise themselves with the organisational intricacies of the British National Health…
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The Doctor’s Kitchen – Dr Rupy Aujla

Today the WHO CC team welcomed NHS General Practitioner, Dr Rupy Aujla, to give a formal seminar to our Fellows, MPH and PhD Students on his revolutionary efforts to integrate culinary medicine into the UK healthcare curriculum, helping to tackle preventative diseases from where they start- the kitchen.  Dr Rupy's project, 'The Doctor's Kitchen", is a multi-platform resource to inspire patients about the beauty of food and the medicinal effects of eating well.…
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Dr Mahmoud Fikri

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization announces with great sadness the death of Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Region. The Organization extends its sincere condolences to Dr Fikri’s family and his colleagues and friends throughout WHO and the EMRO region. He was on his way…
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Collaboration with IHME, University of Washington

COLLABORATION WITH INSTITUTE OF HEALTH METRIC AND EVALUATION (IHME), UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, USA  Our collaboration with the IHME is very productive this year. It has culminated with the publication of more than 20 papers with contributions from WHO CC (Professor Azeem Majeed, Professor Salman Rawaf and Dr David Rawaf). The WHO CC will participate…
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Introduction to Leadership and Communication in Medicine Course, Dubrovnik

 AUGUST 7-11, 2017, DUBROVNIK, REPUBLIC OF CROATIA This course was developed and run jointly between the Zagreb Institute of Culture of Health and the WHO Collaborating Centre, at the Centre for Advanced Academic Studies in Dubrovnik. More than 40 health professionals from across Croatia took part in this intensive course over 5 days. The modular…
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Advanced Leadership and Management for Healthcare, London

ADVANCED LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT FOR HEALTHCARE COURSE IN LONDON, JULY 3-7, 2017, CAMPUS AND ST MARY’S HOSPITAL This summer WHO Collaborating Centre delivered the well-established Advanced Leadership and Health Management course in London for delegations from Chinese and the Gulf Region. The participants came from various health professional background with responsibilities to lead in their…
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Health Economic Forum, Beirut

The Health Economic Forum meeting was held on 7 July 2017 at Hilton Beirut, Habtoor Grand Hotel under the Patronage of HE General Michel Aoun, President of the Lebanese Republic, and in the presence of Mr. Ghassan Hasbani- Deputy Prime Minister -Minister of Public Health in Lebanon and Dr. Ahmed Emad Eldin Rady - Minister…
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MPH Geneva Trip

MPH STUDENTS STUDY TOUR TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS GENEVA, JUNE 28-20, 2017  This popular study tour for Imperial MPH students is organised on annual basis in collaboration with WHO Geneva. As part of the tour participants were introduced to the work of Medicine San Frontiers, The UN High Commission for Refugees, the Red Cross, The UN,…
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