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.
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
A team from St Andrews Medical School were recently visiting the College of Medicine in Malawi as part of a Scottish Government Development Project.
Staff in the Medical School raised £140 at Christmas for the Teenclub in Malawi.
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.
Dr Andrew Blaikie and colleagues discuss the Arclight ophthalmoscope in the Christmas Edition of the BMJ.
Dr Andrew Blaikie and Mr William J Williams visited the central region of Malawi in March 2015. In collaboration with the national eye coordinator, the department for non-communicable diseases and local ENT and Eye Care providers 600 Arclights were distributed to health care workers throughout the Central Region of Malawi.
Student recipients of the 2016 Dorothy Miller Bursary Awards presented their experiences of voluntary work in Malawi to an audience of University staff and students.
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