December 4th-9th: CG flew to Palestine to plan further postgraduate training with senior academics and government officials.
November 25th: CG visited Rotherham District General Hospital to discuss possible visits of Arab-speaking psychiatrists to Palestine to start a programme of service and teaching in a much needed discipline.
November 30th-31st: CG flew to Paris to meet French colleagues in several University Hospitals wanting to collaborate in training young Palestinian doctors in different specialties.
September 1st: Dr Mohanad Al Aker (now the dental expert on the IMET2000 Academic Advisory Board), graduated in his MSc in Orthodontics in the Eastman Institute in London and CG attended the ceremony and reception.
July 25th -29th: CG flew to Palestine for the graduation ceremony of the 3rd intake of medical students started in 1997 and discussions with the IFMSA student body.
June 6th-12th: CG flew to Palestine to visit Nablus, Al Quds and Ramallah for undergraduate and postgraduate education needs.
April 21st: CG flew to Dundee to discuss with Professor Ronald Harden and with the University Vice Chancellor Sir Alan Langlands the linking of their distance learning initiative IVIMEDS with the IMET2000 proposed INmedS either as collaborative projects or as merged entities. It was agreed that both needed further development and then should meet again to re-assess their position say after 6 months; meantime each would collaborate in developing new IT technologies for medical education.