Study Days, Seminars & Events

September 2020

International Learning from Phoenix Project Webinar

23-25 September 2020

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International Learning from Phoenix Project Webinar

A three-day course enabling a deeper understanding of how international collaborations work. We will share knowledge and expertise gained from Cardiff University's Phoenix Project partnership with Namibia and our partners in Zambia, Ethiopia, Somaliland and Iraq.

There is a full programme of anaesthesia lectures and other medical topics of recent interest.

Suitable for any professional or student wanting this type of insight from anywhere in the world.

Programme sessions include:

  • International Responses to COVID-19
  • Communication & Health Promotion in a Global Crisis
  • Multilingualism & Effective Communication
  • Anaesthesia in Remote & Challenging Situations
  • Habitat Restoration & Sustainable Development
  • Managing International Development Partnerships
  • International NGOs in a Global Crisis
  • Maternal Mortality Africa & UK
  • Dedicated Student Sessions

Date: 23rd, 24th and 25th of September

Course fee:  £50 per day for all professionals from High Income Countries, but FREE to all Cardiff University staff & students and FREE to all students and professionals from Low Income Countries


List of Speakers

  • Professor Judith Hall, Consultant Anaesthetist - OBE, BA, MA, MB ChB, MD, FRCA
  • Dr Rachel Freeman, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences University of Namibia (UNAM)
  • Dr Job Mwanza – Public Health Physician Ministry of Health, Zambia
  • Dr Andrew Freedman – Reader in Infectious Diseases at Cardiff University
  • Dr Jacob Sheehama – Specialist in Microbiology, Ass Dean School of Medicine UNAM
  • High Commissioner for Namibia to UK Her Excellency Linda Scott: Specialist in International Development
  • Miss Nicola Pulman – Cardiff University Project Manager for the Phoenix Project
  • Miss Saara Kamati – UNAM Project Management for the Phoenix Project
  • Professor Brian Jenkins – Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist Cwm Taf University Health Board and Course Lead for UNAM MMedAnaes
  • Dr Selma Ashikuti – Senior Lecturer Linguistics UNAM (interest in Public Health Communications)
  • Professor Steve Riley, Consultant Nephrologist Dean of School of Medicine Cardiff University
  • Dr Maggy Beukes-Amiss – Director Centre for On-Line, e and Distanced Learning UNAM
  • Professor Rhian Goodfellow Director Centre for Medical Education, Cardiff University
  • Dr Tei Sheraton – Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal Gwent Hospital
  • Dr Chris Terblanche – Specialist Anaesthetist Oshakati Intermediate Hospital
  • Dr Monica Chawathe – Consultant Anaesthetist, Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend
  • Dr Frauke Stegmann – Lecturer in Visual Arts, Interest in Health Communications, UNAM
  • Dr Simon Angombe Dean Agriculture and Nutrition, UNAM
  • Mr Jon Townley Director European and External Affairs – the Wales for Africa Programme
  • Professor Kenneth Matengu, Vice Chancellor of University of Namibia
  • Dr Sunil Dasari – Consultant Anaesthetist University Hospital of Wales


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