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Assessment of Clinics in Mangochi, Malawi & Identifying Needs

In Feb 2018, Doctors Worldwide UK carried out an assessment of our local Malawi partners (Madinah Social Services) health clinics in Mangochi. The purpose of this assessment was to identify any critical gaps in care and think about how we as Doctors Worldwide UK can address these gaps to improve patient safety and have a positive effect on the health

Rohingya Refugee Crisis – February Update

Human resources are an essential component of every healthcare system in the world. The World Health Organisation states that ‘Developing capable, motivated and supported health workers is essential for overcoming bottlenecks to achieve national and global health goals.’1 Over eighteen years of delivering humanitarian projects across Europe, Asia and Africa, we have witnessed the impact of a lack

Doctors Worldwide UK Training Course 2017

Doctors Worldwide UK held its two-day annual training course at the Wellcome Trust in London, in October. Running in its eleventh year, the course has been updated every year and has been expanded from the original one-day course held in Birmingham in 2006. Thirty-four participants, from a diverse range of healthcare backgrounds, attended this year’s course. On Day 1, the

Liverpool NHS leadership school 2017

“Thanks for a great workshop” Dr Gemma Buttson The Doctors Worldwide teaching faculty ran an evening session to over 80 participants. The disaster seminar looked at leadership skills within the stakeholder settings of our role play scenario.