Sheffield Women in Medicine, Global Health event – Open to all @SheffieldSWiM

Global health: Putting it all into Perspective
Thursday 8th October 2015
Registration from 5.30pm with refreshments, speakers from 6pm
Networking from 7pm with refreshments and nibbles in Café 1828

Medical Lecture Theatre 2, University of Sheffield Medical School, S10 2RX
Please register for FREE at

We will explore some of the wider issues in global health through inspirational stories and challenging experiences that have help shaped the careers and lives of our speakers. The evening will provide an opportunity to reflect on how experiences outside of the NHS system can impact practice and develop skills, such as leadership, for all who work in healthcare.

Event Details:
Chair: Dr Charles Heatley: senior GP partner at Birley Health Centre and recently returned from working in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis.
Speaker: Dr Saleyha Ahsan: Saleyha is an academic A&E trainee in London, a reporter for the BBC and writer for the Guardian. She has travelled and reported from over the world including Bosnia, Libya, Syria, Pakistan and India.
Speaker: Miss S Besarovic: Miss B is a paediatric surgeon, who after living and working in Sarajevo fled the war zone. She spent 2 years operating by candle light, working long hours and witnessing horrific injuries & crimes. In 1994 she came to England and describes her experiences arriving in the UK.
Speaker: Dr James Meiring: James is trainee in Infectious Diseases who recently took 2 months out to travel to Sierra Leone where he was clinical lead to a team treating patients and communities affected by Ebola.
‘Soap-Box’ Networking: An innovative and exciting way of helping you to engage with our speakers and other healthcare professionals who have first-hand experience of global health.

This event is open to all

We look forward to seeing you there, where we will be joined by local & international chairites.

Best wishes


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