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Global Rotary Grant announced

Training health workers and community health workers in Kenya on COVID-19, prevention and management. This is a joint award between World Medical Education and the University of Nairobi, Kenya.

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‘Opthalmology – Africa’ shows improvement in clinical skills of users in a randomised controlled trial in Uganda.

A randomised controlled trial in Mbarara, Uganda found clinical video intense multimedia learning materials improved clinical skills and can be implemented in low income settings. This confirmed the potential to provide large numbers of health workers with better training, professional development and access to health information.

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COVID-19: World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists review andapprove training videos

Prof Dan Martin and intensive care consultants and nursing staff from one of the UK’s leading intensive care unit at the Royal Free Hospital, London & Prof Chris O’Callaghan (Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital) produce COVID-19 training videos for medical and nursing staff. Videos ranged from different ways of administering oxygen therapy and safe intubation […]

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WHO expert reviews World Medical Education’s App/mobile phone/database systemand video educational programs

“Good clinical practice examples are essential to build health worker competency but access to quality training, follow-up and mentorship is often limited. This tool could help revolutionise community health worker training in Africa’ – Dr Bernadette Daelmans, World Health Organisation.

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Nigeria, Malawi & Philippines in successful trial of World Medical Education’s App/mobile phone/database

Doctors in Nigeria and Philippines and the Ministry of Health in Malawi were able to upload programs including ‘Ophthalmology – Africa’ and ‘Caring for the Sick Child’ onto their mobile phones and upload the App allowing them to successfully navigate through the programs. Excitingly they were also able to use the unique continuing education system. […]

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Ulverscroft Foundation funds Ophthalmology on World Medical Education website

We are grateful to the Ulverscroft Foundation, a Leicestershire based charity, for agreeing to fund the publication of training materials in Ophthalmology on the World Medical Education website.  These materials were developed in partnership with leading eye specialists in Uganda, Tanzania and the UK, supported by Fred Hollows Foundation and The Chalker Foundation. Dr Chris […]

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Official launch of World Medical Education

We have received confirmation from Companies House that World Medical Education has been formally established as a Community Interest Company Limited By Guarantee. This means that we are free to work as a not-for-profit social enterprise to “design, develop, deliver, research, evaluate and publicise multimedia health educational and training resources for professionals, patients, families, carers, […]

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World Medical Education platform to be unveiled

The World Medical Education Learning Platform, bringing high quality multimedia education to health workers worldwide, will be ready for launch in the next few weeks. The first topics available on the site will be ENT, Ophthalmology and Minor Injuries in Emergency Medicine. Users will be able to access the platform online using their computer, laptop, […]

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World Medical Education collaborates in development of learning materials for Community Child Health in Malawi.

World Medical Education has joined with international partners and UCL Institute of Child Health to deliver multimedia training for community health workers in Malawi, as part of a strategy to improve the care of sick children in the community. A series of fun, accessible modules will teach how to recognise and treat pneumonia, malaria, dehydration, […]

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