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THET Primary Care & Public Health Conference

Published: 03 May 2013

THET Primary Care & Public Health Conference If you’re involved or want to get involved in primary care and public health overseas this THET conference is for you. “Getting out of hospital: Primary Care & Public Health in Global Health Partnerships” takes place on Monday 15th July at Central Hall Westminster.

Help select ten priority topics needing evidence in disasters or humanitarian crises

Published: 29 April 2013

Help select ten priority topics needing evidence in disasters or humanitarian crises Improve access to research evidence for those working in disasters and humanitarian crisis settings by completing a survey on improving health-related outcomes.

AoMRC statement urges employers to facilitate global health volunteering

Published: 04 April 2013

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) last week published a joint statement with the aim of breaking down barriers to global health volunteering. The RCN contributed to the publication as a member of the AoMRC International Forum.

Deadline extended for humanitarian project grants

Published: 22 March 2013

The BMA has decided to extended the deadline for applications to the 2013 Humanitarian Fund to 5pm on April 5th 2013

Vote on your priorities for a better world post-2015

Published: 15 March 2013

The UN is asking people to vote on their top 6 priorities for the global development framework to replace the Millennium Development Goals after 2015.

Save the Children launch new campaign for breastfeeding

Published: 18 February 2013

Save the Children today launched a campaign for breastfeeding with the publication of their report entitled “Superfood for Babies”.

2013 Humanitarian Fund now open for applications

Published: 13 February 2013

The BMA have launched their Humanitarian Fund for 2013. The Fund supports NHS health professionals to participate in humanitarian projects in the developing world by funding costs such as travel and accommodation.

UK Nurses in Liberia with Save the Children

Published: 08 February 2013

Save the Children recently sent six health workers on a fact finding mission to Liberia as part of their “No Child Born to Die” campaign. Four of the six were nurses which the RCN helped to recruit. The trip was clearly an eye-opening experience for the health workers and Save the Children have made a short film about it entitled “Could You Be a Health Worker in Liberia?”. Take a look at Save the Children’s YouTube channel to view the film.

Health Care in Danger Online Event

Published: 15 January 2013

On the 21 January 2013 the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will be holding an online discussion with a panel of experts on the responsibilities of healthcare workers in armed conflict

RCN join debate on Millenium Development Goals

Published: 01 November 2012

The UN’s Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.

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