St Hilda's Medical Society Conference: Crossing Boundaries: Challenges in Global Health

Dr Matthew Snape, Dr Brenda Kelly, Dr Hasanen Al-Taiar, Professor Chris Lavy, Dr Juliet Cohen
Event date
Event time
9:30 - 18:00
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building
St Hilda's College
Cowley Place
Event type
Event cost
Tickets: £40. Concession: doctors in training £25; students £10. Conf Price includes lunch. Dinner tickets: £40 (students £19)
Disabled access?
Booking required

9.30 Registration; tea/coffee

10.00-10.45 Vaccine against Ebola and Zika Virus
Dr Matthew Snape, Consultant in General Paediatrics and Vaccinology Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

10.45-11.30 Female Genital Mutilation
Dr Brenda Kelly, Consultant in Obstetrics, Clinical Lead for FGM, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.30-12.15 Novel ways of improving learning experiences in conflict zones: The OxPal Medlink
Dr Hasanen Al-Taiar, Locum Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry, The Oxford Clinic MSU, Littlemore Hospital, Oxford.

12.30-14.00 LUNCH

14.00-14.45 The Romance of Building Children’s Orthopaedic Hospitals in Africa
Professor Chris Lavy, Professor of Orthopaedic and Tropical Surgery and Consultant Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

14.45-15.45 Reports from the field: St Hilda’s Year Six Student Electives
Francesca Johns, Alexis Rodriguez, Jack Herlihy, Hannah Petho

15.45-16.15 Tea/coffee break

16.15-17.00 PAMELA MACKINNON LECTURE: Refugee Health
Dr Juliet Cohen (St Hilda’s 1980), Head of Doctors, Freedom from Torture

17.30 for 18:00 Drinks reception and Dinner (separate ticket)

The Conference has been approved for 4 CPD credits.

There will also be an exhibition of images “Face to Face”, relating to NOMA disease by Dr Alison Boyes (St Hilda's 1980) and Dr David Ball (Brasenose 1978), Face Africa Charity.