On going Activities - 2017
On the 18th of April 2017, IMET2000-Pal organised a workshop on medical research methodology for the medical and postgraduate health sciences students. The workshop was held at Al-Quds University-Jerusalem, and was attended by 180 medical students. It was opened by Dr Dina Al-Bitar and led by our CEO, Dr Malik Zaben, Clinical Lecturer & Researcher in Neurosurgery, Cardiff University, UK. The training highlighted the importance of research in general and clinical research in particular in improving patients’ healthcare. In this workshop students were trained on how to conduct a clinical audit, formulate a research question and read/write a scientific paper. The workshop was concluded by an inspirational lecture in which Dr Zaben talked about his experience as an academic surgeon. The students feedback on the workshop was excellent. IMET2000 will support students who are interested in conducting research projects in the future.
IMET2000-PAL Organised a Training for Psychiatrists on Forensic psychiatry
In collaboration with the Mental Health Unit in the Ministry of Health, IMET 2000-Pal organised a training for psychiatrists on forensic psychiatry on April the 13th, 2017. The workshop was held at the Directory of Health building – Ramallah and was attended by 12 psychiatrists from the different districts of the West Bank. It was led by Dr Hasanen Al-Taiar -Forensic Psychiatrist,Oxford, UK. The training focused on writing forensic psychiatric reports, expert witness and giving evidence in courts, risk assessment, mental capacity and power of attorney. IMET2000 was asked to organise training on these topics by the MoH Mental Health Department Director taken in consideration there relevance to psychiatry practice in Palestine.