Hosted as part of the 6th East African Health and Scientific Research Conference and International trade fair the symposium was co-chaired by Dr. Wilber Sabiiti and Dr. Helen Meme of Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI).
Dr Wilber Sabiiti has recently given a series of talks and training in different African countries showcasing the advantages of the molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) and TWENDE work on developing model for rapid uptake of health research innovations into policy and practice.
On Saturday Feb 18th, the St Andrews Surgical Society welcomed delegates to the first ever Global Surgery conference in St Andrews.
Dr Blaikie coordinated an inaugural meeting of the TEON Research Group. The meeting took place in March 2017 at the International Centre for Eye Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London.
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh have awarded their Bruce Medal to the College’s Professor of Anatomy, Professor David Sinclair at the recent College diploma ceremony.
As part of the University REACH Programme Henry Rae and Fraser Chisholm delivered the REACH Scotland Medical Masterclass event.
TWENDE is building a model to increase effectiveness of implementing health research innovations. Dr. Wilber Sabiiti, the co-ordinator of TWENDE Consortium has recently completed the TWENDE site monitoring visits in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and witnessed the great progress made.
On the 24th March three local MSPs, together with representatives from the British Heart Foundation were in St Andrews to hear about the cutting-edge cardiovascular research being carried out in the School of Medicine.
Professor Stephen Gillespie, Sir James Black Chair of Medicine, has been interviewed about tuberculosis for the Lancet Respiratory Medicine World TB day issue that is now available.
Henry Rae recently organised a Science Day at Parkhill Primary School in Leven, with 4 workshops on offer to primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils.