ICHG NEWS and LINKS
Details below of forthcoming events and news items
ICHG Winter Meeting
November 14th 2017
The meeting, organised and hosted in partnership with Doctors of the World, will take a look at the health of children affected by being refugees and migration.
If you would like to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation for this meeting then please complete the form here.
To register please follow this link.
Job Opportunity in Sierra Leone
Applications are now welcome for a unique job opportunity for a physician in Sierra Leone.
- seeing patients in clinic,
- stabilising and transferring patients to hospital,
- overseeing outpatient malnutrition and TB programs
- organising paediatric outreach clinic to local slum
- organising continuing medical education for nurses and CHOs
The centre is also in the process of establishing a paediatric HIV service.
Ideally looking for someone from 6 months to a year. Start date July/August but can be flexible. Stipend of £1000 per month with accommodation included. One return flight to UK provided every 6 months.
Prior experience in resource limited setting and tropical medicine experience desirable but not completely essential.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to apply.
Please click here for further details.
David Morley Elective Bursary 2017 - Applications closed
Applications are no longer being accepted for the David Morley elective bursary to support medical students undertaking electives relating to child health in low income settings. The next round of applications will be open early in 2018.
Please click here for more details and the application.
Child Health Information for All (CHIFA)- Join now.
RCPCH ETAT+ e-learning modules now live.
This is an excellent opportunity to familiarise yourself with World Health Organisation (WHO) paediatric guidelines and to gain experience of the ETAT+ resuscitation course free of charge. Click here for the modules.
Now out with thanks to Dr Helen Brotherton and her team. Please click here to READ it.
RCPCH Global Links Volunteer Programme
RCPCH is recruiting doctors for 6 to 12 month clinical placements in hospitals across five partner countries: Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. The programme supports child health through training and mentoring local staff and transferring life-saving skills. RCPCH works with each paediatrician to develop specific placement objectives in collaboration with their local African counterparts. These objectives will be focused on improving the quality of local paediatric services, while enabling volunteers to develop clinical leadership and managerial skills. Click here for more details.
RCPCH GLOBAL HEALTH CONSULTANCY
The GHC is a register of paediatricians and other health professionals who are interested to engage in global child health, particularly in low and middle-income settings. If you are a member of the RCPCH you can join the GHC by completing this form, adding details about your professional, research and leadership experience, and emailing your form together with the required attachments (CV and passport photograph) to email@example.com.