Gweithgarwch

Statistical Convergence

3 June 2016

Blog Post Author: Dr Mark Kelson, Research Fellow in Statistics There is a comforting nature to randomness. It is one of those things in life on which you can rely, whether it be examining knife crime in London or exploring the distribution of the lottery numbers. It turns out that randomness is pretty predictable. How reassuring it is then to discover that
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Cardiff and Namibia Universities run first ever SADC Airway Conference

25 April 2016

No one should die because the person giving an anaesthetic can’t get oxygen into the patient!   People do die, and so Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project , University of Namibia  and the Namibian Ministry of Health are running Namibian Airway Management Conference (NAAME). We will develop airway management skills in the Southern African Development Community.
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International Opportunities for Anaesthetists in Wales

30 March 2016

Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project is working closely with colleagues in Namibia to develop Anaesthesia.The Phoenix Project in Namibia you like to get involved?  We are running an Airway Conference June 7th – 9th, we have our experienced Welsh volunteer Anaesthetists, but we’re looking for a couple more teach with us.  Please contact me if you’re
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Phoenix hosts International Women’s Day and Women in Health Wales

21 March 2016

Blog post author Professor Judith Hall The Phoenix Project is an international education collaboration between Cardiff University and the University of Namibia.  One of our main themes is Women’s Health.  It was natural for us to organise round International Women’s Day.  You came, your saw and you filled the room to overflowing.  Thank you. Magnificent
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International Women’s Day event on 17th March

15 March 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   in a celebration of International Women’s Day, The Phoenix Project is hosting an event on 17th March, 12.00 lunch, presentation at 12.30 venue Room 3.19 Ty Dewi Sant Building, Heath Park.  We have invited the very impressive Joyce Achampong Director of External Engagement at the Association Commenwealth Universities to come
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Developing a Law and Human Rights Programme for the Phoenix Project: Collaborating to Promote and Protect Human Rights

15 February 2016

Blog Post Author: Dr. Bernadette Rainey As a human rights lecturer in Cardiff Law School, I travelled to UNAM to consult with the UNAM Law faculty on possible collaboration to further the aims of the Phoenix Project. The aim was to establish the possibility of collaboration on capacity building within the law faculty that could
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The Anaesthesia Story for Phoenix Project

23 November 2015

Blog Post Authors: Dr Chris Terblanche The third Anaesthesia crash course took place at Oshakati hospital in northern Namibia in October/November 2015. A total of 22 Namibian doctors attended the course. The faculty of Welsh Anaesthetists was made to feel very welcome by the medical superintendent Dr Augustinus and one of the hospital Anaesthetists Dr Polushky. We
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Tracking Progress of Phoenix: can we impact?

18 November 2015

Blog Post Authors: Lynnette Thomas and Professor Gordon Cumming We’ve just come back from a whirlwind of a week in Namibia. We were there to carry out a mid-term evaluation aimed at showing that the Phoenix Project was delivering benefits for UNAM and of course for Cardiff University and the Welsh Government Wales for Africa programme. We were
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