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November 2015

RCN Nursing Defence Ethics Workshop

November 5, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Title: RCN Defence Nursing Forum & Ethics Committee Workshop: Doing the right thing on a difficult day   Date: Thursday 5th November 2015 Timings: 12.30 – 16.00 Price: £35.00 workshop fee This workshop will look at the challenges faced by frontline professionals in reconciling their professional responsibilities and explore how to get the balance right. It will also explain what support is available for those facing difficult decisions. Topics to be covered include: Whistleblowing: life after Mid-Staffs: Keynote presenter: Helene Donnelley…

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May 2016

Health Needs of Forced Migrants

May 27, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Medact Member Sophie North is on the organising committee for the following conference at the University of East Anglia. For more info contact Sophie or email migranthealth@uea.ac.uk Do you work with Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Individuals who have been Trafficked and People from other Migrant Groups? Are you interested in providing support to individuals from such communities? If so, we would like to inform you about a very exciting upcoming conference at the University of East Anglia on the 27th of May 2016.…

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October 2016

East London People’s Health Assembly

October 7, 2016 - October 9, 2016

The London People’s Health Movement (PHM), in collaboration with local organisations including Keep Our NHS Public, Docs not Cops, Social Action for Health, Medact and Queen Mary’s University , is organising a three-day People’s Health Assembly in East London in October 2016. This event will follow the tradition of the global PHM in working closely with local organisations, building on local knowledge and strengthening local networks in the continuing struggle for equity and the right to health. Why attend this event…

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February 2017

Panel Debate on Overconsumption vs. Overpopulation – KCL Sustainability Week

February 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
King’s College London – Strand Building, Strand
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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What is the true driver of environmental, social and economic disorder in the 21st century? The world is confronted with a multitude of environmental, social and economic challenges. How do we contain global warming? How do we feed, provide for and educate the 10, 11 or even 12 billion people expected this century? And what about biodiversity? Surely, the fishes, insects and animals need a home too? After all, they were here first. It is unquestionable that a rapidly growing…

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Climate Refugees, The Climate Crisis and Population Displacement – Building a Trade Union and Civil Society Response

February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
NUT Conference Centre, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Euston,
London, WC1H 9BD United Kingdom
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This conference from the Campaign Against Climate Change Trade Union Group aims to dispel refugee myths, work on a new Protocol for the international protection of those affected by climate change, raise demands for stronger action, and agree a climate refugees campaign statement. Expert Contributions from: Prof Joanna Haigh (Grantham Institute at Imperial College), Asad Rehman (FoE), Clara Paillard (PCS), Amjad Abdulla (Alliance of Small Island States tbc), Dave Green (FBU), Sharan Burrow (ITUC, tbc), Wilf Sullivan (TUC), Zak Cochrane…

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St. George’s Global Health Conference 2017

February 25, 2017
St George’s – University of London, Cranmer Terrace
London, SW17 0RE United Kingdom
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Challenging Borders Addressing Barriers to Global Health St George’s University of London Medsin Group is hosting their annual Global Health Conference 2017. ‘Challenging Borders: Addressing the barriers to Global Health’ will take place on Saturday 25th February. The conference aims to shine a spotlight on the impact of division as an obstacle to global health. Borders can be physical, such as nation lines or geographical impediments, man-made, such as walls and prisons, but also more abstract, such as stigma towards…

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Medsin Global Health Conference 2017 – Seeing the Spectrum

February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017
University College London, Gower St, Kings Cross
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom
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One of the favourite events of the Medsin annual calendar, the 2017 Global Health Conference aims to bring students from all over the UK together to raise awareness about gender and its impact on health. There will be opportunities for attendees to learn through panels, debates, workshops, exhibitions and discussion. The conference will focus on four main themes across two days: What is gender? LGBTQ + health Gender within conflict and development Working towards a better and equal future Attendees should…

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March 2017

#ourNHS march

March 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tavistock Square London, WC1H 9EZ United Kingdom + Google Map

National demonstration for a fully-funded and publically owned NHS and social care service.

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Lancet Countdown: Panel discussion

March 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
308 Huxley Building, Imperial College London SW7 2AZ United Kingdom + Google Map

On the 13th of March, the Lancet Countdown will be hosting a panel discussion in London, bringing together a range of global tracking initiatives to discuss how they can work together, track progress on the Paris agreement, and ultimately hold governments to account.  Speakers at this panel debate will include:  Professor Anthony Costello, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health at the World Health Organization  Professor Peng Gong, Director of the Centre for Earth System Science at Tsinghua Centre…

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October 2017

The challenges of child refugee health: everyone’s responsibility

October 17, 2017
Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street
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We invite you to join Dr. David McCoy and colleagues for this special multidisciplinary and inter-sectoral event on child refugee health. The event, organised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, is aimed not only at informing health practitioners about the migration crisis but also aimed at equipping them to be able to respond through their work in the clinic service improvement and advocacy. Speakers include experts in the field, prominent clinicians, as well as BBC journalist Emma Jane Kirby…

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November 2017

Looking Back to Look Forward: The Past and Future of Catastrophes & Conflict Medicine

November 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Apothecaries Hall, Blackfriars
London, EC4V 6EJ
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Join The Catastrophes and Conflict Forum and The Faculty of Conflict and Catastrophes Medicine for an all day event commemorating the 400th anniversary of the royal charter of the Society of Apothecaries. The event explores the emerging challenges facing humanitarians, evaluations of the future trends in catastrophes and conflict and innovations coming into this space. Featuring speakers from the NGO sector, British academia as well as data analysts and representatives from the world of humanitarian technology, this event brings together a varied group of actors…

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Musicians for Peace & Disarmament – Winter Concert for Peace

November 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. James’s Church, , 197 Piccadilly
London, W1 9LL

Dedicated to the memory of Nona Liddell MBE Conductor: Jane Glover CBE All proceeds from Musicians for Peace & Disarmament concerts go to organisations in the peace movement. Tickets: £20 / Concessions: £15                                        Click here to book online (with no booking fee) or pay cash on the door. Download the full programme

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