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Advanced Leadership for Public Health and Healthcare Professionals

In today’s challenging health market, strong leadership is essential to address the rapid change in global health needs and emerging socio-economic issues. Technical skills, cognitive abilities, and emotional intelligence are three major components of a set of skills health leaders require. WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education and Training Advanced Leadership course is a…
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Seventieth World Health Assembly update

Please see below for highlights on the Seventieth World Health Assembly: 24th May --  25th May -- 26th May -- 29th May --- 24 MAY 2017 | GENEVA - Delegates at the World Health Assembly today approved the Organization’s proposed programme budget of US$ 4421.5 million for the biennium, which includes a 3% (or US$ 28 million)…
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In Pictures: Malaria in the Asia-Pacific

Malaria in the Asia-Pacific is virtually invisible. Our Malaria photography project aims to bring visibility to the people and their malaria burden through our photographs of them and their environment. Photography is a universal language that transcends cultural and language boundaries. An image showing a patient suffering from malaria, properly composed, speaks directly to every viewer as a…
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Status of patient safety culture in Arab countries: a systematic review

Status of patient safety culture in Arab countries: a systematic review Mustafa Elmontsri, Ahmed Almashrafi, Ricky Banarsee, Azeem Majeed ABSTRACT Objectives: To explore the status of patient safety culture in Arab countries based on the findings of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture (HSPSC). Design: Systematic review. Methods: We performed electronic searches of the MEDLINE,…
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PhD Presentations

Presentations amongst the PhD students and staff at the WHO Collaborating Centre @ Imperial College has been continuing on Wednesdays each covering a wide range of topics. So far we have seen: Patient Safety Priorities in Libya: A modified Delphi Study Mustafa ElMontasri The use of mobile apps for management of overweight and obesity by…
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2017 Advanced Leadership Course: 5th-12th August

Course duration: One week Next course date: 5th - 12th August 2017 Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia, InterUniversity Centre Organised by: WHO Collaborating Centre for Public Health Education & Training & Zagreb Institute for the Culture of Health Aimed at: Policy makers, health managers, heads of clinical and administrative departments, health professionals with an interest in management, and other interested…
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New wave of NHS privatisation begins

On the eve of the US presidential election, it was announced that a tender for more than 200 Bath and North East adult social care services, started in August 2016, was awarded to Virgin Care. A seven-year £700m contract was unanimously voted for by the local CCG, and Virgin Care who's parent company is based in…
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Imperial college/WHO CC Alumni reunion in Riyadh

Professor Salman Rawaf hosted a gathering for Imperial MPH and PhD alumni as well as WHO CC Fellowship Alumni currently residing in Riyadh on the 13th October at the Hilton Double Tree in Riyadh. Attending the gathering was DR. Amal Hassanein, Ms Johara Al Saud, DR Turki Bin Moammer, Dr Thamer Al-Ohali, and Dr Ahmed…
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