Past Events - 2001

  • October 18th-30thTwo Russian burns surgeons from the Speranski Hospital in Moscow  (sponsored by IMET2000) spent time in the Blond McIndoe Centre, East Grinstead learning cell culture techniques in the Centre’s culture unit.
  • September 21st-25th: CG visited Singapore to lecture on organ transplantation and tissue banking and participate in a conference organised by the Singapore General Hospital under the leadership of Professor ST Lee.
  • July 28th-31stCG flew to Palestine to join in the very first graduation ceremony of 24 from the first entry cohort of 32 starting in October 1994 under the leadership of the then Dean Dr Nael Shihabi……an historic moment in medical education in Palestine, for the first time producing young doctors of high quality from within Palestine and now trained entirely in Palestine.
  • June 6th-11th: CG flew to Palestine for further meetings with potential donors for the medical school, to meet the students and to plan their elective visits to the UK.
  • May15th: An event to officially launch the charity and its programmes was held in the Royal Society of Medicine with guests from all the main medical schools in London and from research institutions in attendance and was extremely successful in putting IMET2000 on the map.
  • May 11th-15thDr Hani Abdeen visited the UK sponsored by IMET2000 to look at different curricula used in teaching medicine (traditional v. systems based/integrated).
  • March 19th-April 7thDr Mazen Abu Awawd was sponsored by IMET2000 for surgical training in Northwick Park and the Royal Free Hospitals.
  • Travel Bursary for Iryna Buriak

    IMET2000 has awarded Iryna Buriak of the Kharkov Institute a travel bursary to attend “The 13th International Conference on Animal Physiology 2017” to be held on June 21st-23rd,2017 in the Congress Centre ACADIMIA (Stara Lesna, Slovakia) organised by the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Animal Physiology...

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  • IMET2000 India Collaboration

    We are pleased to support the small charity Shivia and its CEO Mrs Olivia Belcher Donnelly in their work promoting independence of the poorest women in India by supplying livestock and hence a subsistence living where only destitution exists...

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  • Travel Bursary for Yulia Martynova

    IMET2000 continued its support for the Institute for Cryobiology in Kharkiv, Ukraine by supporting with a travel bursary the participation of PhD student Yuliia Martynova in the  10th edition of Leiden International Medical Student Conference from the 15th -19th March,2017...

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  • New Celebrity Joins Our Council of Patrons: Ms Miriam Margolyes

    We are delighted to announce that the well- known actress and human rights activist Ms Miriam Margolyes has agreed to join our Council of Patrons. This is really important to us as she has strong views in backing just causes with honesty, humour, intelligence  and courage...

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  • Herona Hospital, Uganda

      Having helped fund the Ebenezer Kisoboka Children’s Home near Kitosi close to Lake Victoria  for several years, we are happy that it is running efficiently  and the building fabric and facilities including the solar panels and bio-digester are functioning well...

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