Pathology is Global
PATHOLOGY IS GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM 2016
The role of pathology and laboratory medicine in humanitarian disasters and public health emergencies.
Tuesday 1 November 2016 | Royal Society of Medicine, London (UK)
Pathology is Global 2016 brought together pathologists, scientists, health professionals and members of the humanitarian NGO community to discuss the role and contribution of pathology and laboratory medicine in responding to humanitarian disasters and public health emergencies of international concern. Attendees developed a critical understanding of the role that pathology and laboratory medicine services play in the humanitarian aid response effort, including the re-building of health systems and services.
- Develop a critical understanding of the role that pathology and laboratory medicine services play in addressing humanitarian and public health emergencies such as conflict, disease outbreaks and natural disasters;
- Learn about the work and impact that pathologists and scientists are making in the humanitarian sector; an
- Provide information and advice to UK-based pathologists, biomedical and Clinical scientists, who may wish to develop their knowledge, skills and experience in humanitarian work.
- Dr Suzy Lishman President, The Royal College of Pathologists
- Dr Ian Hosein President, Pathology Council, The Royal Society of Medicine
- Sarah Murphy Head of Logistics, Emergency Health Unit, Save the Children
- Lilian Kiapi Senior Technical Advisor, UK International Rescue Committee
- Professor Amy Patterson The University of the South, USA
- Professor Sahr Gevao Chair laboratory working group, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone
- Dr Rafil Yaqo Director, Duhok Specialised Laboratory Centre Iraq
- Professor Guy Rutty Chief Forensic Pathologist, East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit
- Dr Kweku Ackom Senior Health Advisor, International Medical Corps UK
- Dr Xand van Tulleken Trustee, Doctors of the World
CPD/CME accreditation for the symposium: 5 credits
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