FRRHH News items from March 2023
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The 2nd International Congress on Innovations in Global Surgery (ICIGS)
- Published: 9 March 2023
The 2nd International Congress on Innovations in Global Surgery (ICIGS) is being held on the 24th and 25th of April 2023, at the White Sands Sarova Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya. This event is in partnership with the Surgical Society of Kenya (SSK) and precedes their annual conference.
Humanitarian Response to the 1986 San Salvador Earthquake: A Personal Retrospective
- Published: 8 March 2023
Massive earthquakes are nothing new, but our awareness of their effects has increased substantially with the proliferation of social media. We have gotten much better at organizing and professionalizing international relief over the past quarter-century. There is still much to do, including a need to overcome recurring geo-political factors that impede rescue efforts, even as they have very recently in Turkey and Syria.
A Message from RCSEd CEO, Mark Egan
- Published: 3 March 2023
Newly appointed Chief Executive of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Mark Egan shares his first impressions of the Faculty of Remote, Rural and Humanitarian Healthcare and its wider contribution to the College.
FRRHH Update – Focus on Humanitarian Healthcare
- Published: 1 March 2023
Friday 24 February 2023 marked one year since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
As the conflict persists, the call for vital medical support continues to grow. Our partners, UK-Med, have continually deployed teams of healthcare practitioners since the conflict began, and are now providing support to communities in Turkey and Syria struck by devastating earthquakes earlier this year.
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