Past Events - 2015
December 2nd, 2015
The Annual General Meeting of the International Medical Education Trust 2000 Board of Directors was held on the 2nd of December, 2015 in the Louis Forman Room, the Royal Society of Medicine, London.
December 2nd, 2015
The International Medical Education ( IMET2000-PAL) in cooperation with the Ministry of Health organized yesterday a workshop training for 35 nurses working in governmental and private Palestinian hospitals. The training focused on the principles of the nursing basic emergencies and was titled: “Emergency Nursing Core Training: Basic Electrocardiogram Interpretation (ECG)".The workshop led by Mr. Osaid Rashid, a lecturer at AL-Quds University, the head of Continuing Education Department at Al ahli Hospital, and a trainer adopted by the American Heart Association.
June 26th, 2015
IMET2000 has started a new project to encourage medical students to train in specialties severely needed in Palestine. Tariq Abu-Rish is a medical students from Al-Quds University Medical School who was awarded IMET2000 Scholarship-2015 to train in anaesthesia and pain management. This is Tarek on arrival in Brighton at Jackie Fosbury’s home for the whole 6 weeks of training with Dr Anita Sugavanam.
June 19th, 2015
Scholarship: IMET2000-Pal Travel Bursary Award, 3rd International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC),– Dr. Ahmed Abu Tayeh , June 2015
ICPIC provides a unique forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the prevention of healthcare-associated infection and control of antimicrobial resistance around the world.
IMET2000-Pal had an abstract shown for two days entitled " Anaestheologists’ Current Infection Control Training Program Needs in Palestine: A Quantitative Study".
June 15th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with Palestinian hospitals and Academic institutions organized the first workshop on the whole of nursing leadership and management in Ramallah in a series of workshops for Nurses as leaders and managers. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Raja Zyoud , Dr. Raja Naef Zyuod, Lecturer in Management at Arab American University. 40 healthcare professionals attended.
May the 17th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with Palestinian hospitals and Academic institutions organised Basic Medical Research Skills workshop. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Rachel Mckay, Professor at UCSF, San Fransisco, USA. 30 healthcare professionals (doctors and nurses) attended the workshop.
May the 13th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with the MoH and the internal Medicine department in Palestine Medical Complex organised the second workshop in a series of workshops for Internal Medicine residents and doctors in PMC to encourage in department activities in hospitals. The workshop was conducted by Dr. Jaradat, Palestinian Intensivist, and Internal Medicine Lecturer at Al-Quds university school of medicine. 25 healthcare professionals attended.
April the 30th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with the MoH and the World Federation of Anaesthesiologists organised a series of workshops and hands-on-training over 4 weeks in 4 different Palestinian hospitals in anesthesia and anesthesia research.
The training was conducted by Dr. Eshima Mckay, a Consultant anesthiologist in San Francisco, California, affiliated with UCSF Medical Center. She has been in practice for 21 years, and has an extensive experience in her field with remarkable inputs in anesthesia research.
April 15th, 2015
In collaboration with the MoH in Palestine, IMET2000 conducted its second workshop on essential pain management for nurses in Ramallah. The training was conducted by Drs Dweek and Murad; trained to become trainers via IMET2000's Training the Trainers Scheme. 25 nurses have successfully completed the training.
April 12th-13th, 2015
In collaboration with Oxpal group, IMET2000 has conducted two workshops
1. Psychiatry Workshop on Child and Forensic Mental Health
Child mental health morning training was led by Dr Lisley Scarth, a consultant child psychiatrist from Dundee, UK. The afternoon session on forensic mental health was conducted by Dr. Hasanen Al-Taiar, a consultant psychiatrist from Oxford.
2. Ophthalmology Workshop for Internists
In this workshop, eye systemic diseases were discussed in details. The discussion was led by Dr. Efrosini Papagianulli from Oxford and attended by medical residents in internal medicine training.
March the 12th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with the MoH and The Mental Health unit organised the 14th psychiatry training workshop in a series of workshops for psychiatry doctors in Palestine. The traning was conducted by Dr. Issam Banoura, Palestinian psychiatrist and psychiatry lecturer at Al-Quds university school of medicine. This workshop was attended by 15 healthcare professionals working in the field.
10th and 11th of March, 2015
Scholarship: IMET2000-Pal Travel Bursary Award, RCN Education Forum National Conference and Exhibition: Partners in Practice, 2015– Fadi Zaben.
Royal College of Nursing ( RCN) Education Forum National Conference and Exhibition: Partners in Practice was held in Nottingham for two full days on the 10th and 11 of March 2015.
The aim of the conference was to enable dissemination of evidence, good practice and new policy information in relation to the delivery of education for nursing and health.
March the 7th, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with the MoH and the Wolrd Federation of Anaesthesiologists organised a series of workshops and hands-on training in obstetrics anesthesia. The training was conducted by Dr. Morch-Siddal, a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetics and currently Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist at the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle upon Tyne and honoray senios lecturer at University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
March the 1st, 2015
IMET2000 has just completed furnishing three Information Centres in three different hospitals in Palestine. We have also equiped these centres with 9 laptop computers. These centres, provided with a high speed Internet, will be used by healthcare professionals to search e-learning resources and to complete mandatory online courses as part of the continuing medical education program. IMET2000 has just launched an online course in infection control for nurses and doctors in collaboration with the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
Qalqilia Hospital Alwatani Hospital
The Mental Hospital- Bethlehem
February the 21st, 2015
IMET2000 in collaboration with the MoH and the World Federation of Anaesthesiologists is organsing this week a series of workshops and hand-on training in burns management anaesthesia and pain control. The training is conducted by Dr Keith Judkins; a consultant anaesthetist and an active member of the British Burn Association and the European Burn Association.
February the 18th, 2015
In collaboration with the MoH in Palestine, IMET2000 has conducted its first workshop on pain management for nurses in Ramallah. The training was conducted by Drs Dweek and Mansour; trained to become trainers via IMET2000's Training the Trainers Scheme. 35 nurses have successfully completed the training. The next training is planned for the last week of March, 2015.
January the 31st, 2015
IMET2000 team has had the pleasure to meet the British comedian Mark Thomas during his last visit to Palestine. During his short visit to our offices in Ramallah, Mr Thomas was brought up to speed with the latest activities that IMET2000 has conducted recently to help the Palestinian Healthcare System.
January 4th, 2015
In collaboration with the MoH in Palestine, IMET2000 has conducted its second workshop on ABCs Emergency Burn Management Training for Nurses in Ramallah. The training was conducted by Dr Dr. Anas Abu Safa, Plastic Surgeon, Rafidia Hospital. And Mr. Mohammad Abu Rajab; Head nurse of Burn Management, Rafidia Hospital. 28 nurses have successfully completed the training.