The presidents of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK have signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) which sets out how the colleges will continue to collaborate on key education, training and assessment activities.
World Health Organization director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will provide a video message to accompany the opening remarks of Professor Dame Jane Dacre at the Global Health Horizons conference on 3 December 2018.
Given the current workforce and financial issues facing the NHS, should physicians just concentrate on seeing as many patients as they can, as quickly as they can? Professor Namita Kumar says perhaps not.
Professor Evarist Njelesani, president of the East, Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ESCACoP), opened Innovation in Medicine 2018’s day 2 morning session with an overview of the clinical challenges facing Africa.
There is a growing awareness that the contributions UK doctors can make to tackle global health inequalities. The Global Health Exchange programme offers trainees a 1-year placement in a level one district hospital in a resource-poor setting.