Skills lab training for Namibian Medical Students

14 April 2015

What am I doing here in Namibia?  Anaesthetic education in the School of Medicine has been lacking and the students cann’t progress unless they have had some training and their exam. More importantly of course, unlike British Medical Students, they have to get out into their country and give anaesthesia pretty much straight after qualification.
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Meet our Phoenix Educational Development Mentors over tea and homemade cake!

25 February 2015

With the new Academic Year starting in UNAM, the launch of their new logo, and the final validation adjustments for their new Advanced Diploma in Higher Education (ADHE) going through, it is time for us to meet and start working with our Phoenix Mentor volunteers . So far 18 people from across Cardiff University have volunteered to
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Python Namibia 2015: Cardiff Students’ Perspective

24 February 2015

Authors: – Geraint Palmer and Jason Young It has been a massive honour to be a part of Python Namibia 2015 and the Phoenix project, which works in tandem with the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme. The Phoenix project itself is one five flagship engagement projects run by Cardiff University working hand in hand with
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A Door Opens for Namibian Anaesthesia​

13 February 2015

Two full on weeks of Anaesthesia Education Namibia are over. Its been a privilege for myself, Drs. Terblanche,  Hasan and Lloyd to be part of these doctors’ lives (thankfully Dr Lloyd passed the MCQ test). We know that the course has been successful, as we’ve seen the test results.  Everyone  has scored better, performed better in simulations and gained
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A Celebration: Python Namibia 2015

11 February 2015

Python Namibia is over,  after a huge effort of will by all concerned, it was an enormous success.  As it closed the students of Namibia formed PyNam: its over to them now, the future’s in their hands. Supporting Dr Mufeti, her splendid students and fellow Namibians, were delegates from Wales, the UK, Europe and North America.  We had tremendous supporters: DIVIO, Aptivate, GitHub,
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