Session Outline Parallel session PS18, Tuesday, April 20 2010, 11:00-12:30, Room 2 Chair(s): Pierre Hoffmeyer, Head, Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland Charles Mock, Medical Officer, Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, World Health Organization, Switzerland A Surgeon’s Experience in Haiti Mathieu Assal, Associate Professor, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland The […]
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Every year, more than 5 million people worldwide die from injuries and more than one million people lose their lives because of road traffic crashes with up to 50 million more are injured or disabled.
Globalization and the ‘inter-connectedness’ of economic, social and cultural development, necessitates the placement of health in an international context. Patient safety is critical for effective health systems in both developed and developing countries – no country has yet solved all their patient safety issues.
Session Outline Parallel session PS26, Friday, April 20 2012, 11:00-12:30, Fishbowl Room Chair(s): Pierre-Jean Wipff, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland, Jordi Serrano, UniversalDoctor, Barcelona, Spain Consumers Stopping Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting with Mobile Phones: Nigeria Hamidu Oluyedun, Oyo State Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria Real-time, Continuous, Smartphone Based Ambulatory Assessment of Energy Expenditure: Geneva, Switzerland Katarzyna Wac, Institute of […]
Basic surgical skills training outside the theatre is often a luxury since it requires mannequins, instruments, sutures and proper guidance. We strive to make it available to Everyone Everywhere. Our teaching tools are simple, structured and durable and make it possible for anyone, anywhere to set up a complete basic surgical skills course for 16 […]
Rheumatic heart disease is a major contributor to morbidity and premature death in poor and developing countries. We investigated the patterns of valvular involvement in patients with RHD in a large tertiary care hospital in eastern Nepal.
It’s in 1963, when Rwandan government implemented his first University; National University of Rwanda with many faculties, including Faculty of Medicine, since that time faculty of medicine was producing only undergraduates (6 years generalist Medical Doctors).