Past Events - 2000

  • December 21stCG met up in the University of Luton with Dr Julia Kopeika who graduated in Kharkov, then majored in gynaecology and IVF research, before coming to the UK sponsored by IMET2000 for her PhD studies in Luton.
  • December7th-10th: CG visited Gothenberg in Sweden to meet Faculty and students in the School of Medicine with a view to future visits to Palestine and help with teaching and setting up exchange electives for medical students under the direction of Professor Kurt Ahrens.
  • August 22nd-30thCG visited St Petersburg in Russia to assess teachers in the University Faculty of Medicine for a possible supportive role in Palestine and at the same time met colleagues in the Burns Unit and Fire Brigade to assess the impact of CFBT educational material designed to reduce number of domestic burns in children.
  • March 28th-3rd April: CG visited Palestine to meet up with the Dean of the Al Quds University Faculty of Medicine and the President of the University Dr Sari Nusseibi and plan a range of undergraduate and postgraduate activities in response to need.
  • January 21st-30th: Colin Green (CG) visited Moscow as the Scientific Adviser to the charity the ‘Children’s Fire and Burns Trust’ (CFBT) tasked with the feasibility of setting up a cell-culture laboratory in the Speranski Hospital Children’s Burns Unit. Three different hospitals were visited as well as a laboratory already supplying cultured fibroblasts to the Burns Unit and plans were drawn up to establish a small laboratory capable of culturing keratinocytes.
  • 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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