Yearly Archives: 2016


Edinburgh Malawi Cancer Partnership

Background In response to the growing numbers of patients diagnosed with cancer the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Blantyre, Malawi established the country's first oncology unit in 2010. A healthcare partnership was established between the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, NHS Lothian, and the QECH oncology unit in 2012 with the principal objective of establishing high quality [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Africa, Oncology|0 Comments

Outreach Visit to Sri Lanka

Laparoscopic teaching laboratory opened by Mr. D Tolley In December 2015 I was part of the International Hepato-Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA) global outreach program led by Professor Jagannath who travelled to Sri Lanaka. The team consisted of HPB Surgeons from India, America and the UK. The visit was hosted by Aloka Pathirana Professor [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Outreach, Surgery|0 Comments launch

Today is launched! Why on earth do we need another organisation with Global Health in the title? links up individuals who work or want to work in low and middle income countries across the world. Many working in healthcare are interested in contributing beyond their day-to-day job. But finding reliable information about how [...]

By | June 30th, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments