Merlin Hetherington and Alex McMaster will cycle 10,000 km from Cairo to Cape Town to introduce a new revolutionary handheld solar-powered diagnostic tool to help in the fight against preventable blindness and deafness.
Dr Beatrice Mwagomba, presented her PhD research work at the 19th Annual International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) conference in Abu Dhabi.
Organised by the University of St Andrews African Caribbean Society (STA-ACS) and hosted by the school of Medicine’s Division of Infection and Global Health (IGH), the conference was the first in the African Lecture Series (ALS), bringing together students and academics.
MSc Global Health Implementation student, Imogen Hawley recently returned from Mozambique where she conducted fieldwork funded by the Kozinn Trust and School of Medicine.
Dr Queen Dube, Clinical Head of Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at QECH, Blantyre and Dr Bernadette O’Hare, College of Medicine, deputy academic Head of Department attended the launch of this networking event on behalf of PACHA.
Jen Kuan and Barrie Lyell have recently won a prize for their poster at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club.
Rebecca Blundell, a student on the BSc International Health at the University of Dundee, supervised by Dr Andrew Blaikie, has recently won first prize for her presentation at the Scottish Ophthalmology Club
Rebecca Blundell, a University of Dundee International Health BMSc student presented her work on evaluation of the Arclight in Malawi at the International Association of Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) meeting in Durban. Rebecca attended the meeting along with her co-supervisor Dr Andrew Blaikie from the University of St Andrews School of Medicine Global Heath Team.
The Arclight is a revolutionary pocket-sized device which could help save the sight of millions of people around the world.
Third year medical students Jen Kuan and Barrie Lyell recently presented the results of their summer project from Malawi at the East of Scotland Postgraduate Teaching session at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline.