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As One Campaign Launch
on 1 November 2017 at 7:29 pm

As One Campaign Launch

Health Poverty Action relaunches their As One campaign. Support health professionals around the world and consider donating your own professional medical-related costs for a global cause.

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Mutual Benefits of International Volunteering: The Evidence
on 31 October 2017 at 11:19 pm

Mutual Benefits of International Volunteering: The Evidence

Looking for the evidence on working abroad to wave in front of your concerned programme director? The RCPSG have produced a must read report to help with job interviews or your bid for ‘out of programme’ experience.

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Doug Scott CBE talk for IPPG
on 30 October 2017 at 5:25 pm

Doug Scott CBE talk for IPPG

Hear about his ‘Crawl down The Ogre’, one of the most dramatic stories of mountain survival ever told. Joint fundraiser for Community Action Nepal and our friends at IPPG, Cardiff, Tues 7th November.

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Elective Competition 2017
on 17 October 2017 at 7:04 pm

Elective Competition 2017

We are proud to open the Adventure Medic Elective Competition 2017! There’s a superb prize for the best adventure article from medical students or new doctors, submitted by 19th December 2017.

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World Extreme Medicine 2017
on 8 September 2017 at 4:36 pm

World Extreme Medicine 2017

WEM’s back in Edinburgh! Come visit the Adventure Medic stand at World Extreme Medicine 2017.

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Coming Down from On High
on 31 July 2017 at 8:27 pm

Coming Down from On High

Sophie Wallace reflects on returning to Everest following the avalanche of 2014, on the psychological aspects of expedition life and what we can learn from the military about decompression and debriefing.

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Prescription Medications for Expeditions
on 14 July 2017 at 6:40 pm

Prescription Medications for Expeditions

Newly published guidance on prescription-only medicines for expedition medics: where to get them? How to travel with them? And what if the group has no accompanying doctor?

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Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far
on 9 May 2017 at 10:08 am

Xtreme Everest – The Story So Far

We catch up with Kay Mitchell, Senior Research Manager at the Xtreme Everest Team, as we approach the tenth anniversary of their Everest Summit and that famous 2.55 KPa arterial blood gas.

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New Triumph Against Malaria
on 1 May 2017 at 10:41 am

New Triumph Against Malaria

Scientists at Cardiff University have dramatically streamlined the production of Artemisinin, the number one treatment for Malaria.

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Ueli Steck dies on Everest
on 30 April 2017 at 2:31 pm

Ueli Steck dies on Everest

Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died while acclimatising for an ascent of Everest.

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