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Cardiff and Namibia Universities run first ever SADC Airway Conference

Posted on April 25, 2016 by Chris Juniper

No one should die because the person giving an anaesthetic can’t get oxygen into the patient!   People do die, and so Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project , University of Namibia  and the Namibian Ministry of Health are running Namibian Airway Management Conference (NAAME). We will develop airway management skills in the Southern African Development Community. Read moreabout Cardiff and Namibia Universities run first ever SADC Airway Conference


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International Opportunities for Anaesthetists in Wales

Posted on March 30, 2016 by Chris Juniper

Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project is working closely with colleagues in Namibia to develop Anaesthesia.The Phoenix Project in Namibia you like to get involved?  We are running an Airway Conference June 7th – 9th, we have our experienced Welsh volunteer Anaesthetists, but we’re looking for a couple more teach with us.  Please contact me if you’re Read moreabout International Opportunities for Anaesthetists in Wales


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Phoenix hosts International Women’s Day and Women in Health Wales

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Judith Hall

Blog post author Professor Judith Hall The Phoenix Project is an international education collaboration between Cardiff University and the University of Namibia.  One of our main themes is Women’s Health.  It was natural for us to organise round International Women’s Day.  You came, your saw and you filled the room to overflowing.  Thank you. Magnificent Read moreabout Phoenix hosts International Women’s Day and Women in Health Wales


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International Women’s Day event on 17th March

Posted on March 15, 2016 by Chris Juniper

Dear Friends and Colleagues,   in a celebration of International Women’s Day, The Phoenix Project is hosting an event on 17th March, 12.00 lunch, presentation at 12.30 venue Room 3.19 Ty Dewi Sant Building, Heath Park.  We have invited the very impressive Joyce Achampong Director of External Engagement at the Association Commenwealth Universities to come Read moreabout International Women’s Day event on 17th March


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Developing a Law and Human Rights Programme for the Phoenix Project: Collaborating to Promote and Protect Human Rights

Posted on February 15, 2016 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Dr. Bernadette Rainey As a human rights lecturer in Cardiff Law School, I travelled to UNAM to consult with the UNAM Law faculty on possible collaboration to further the aims of the Phoenix Project. The aim was to establish the possibility of collaboration on capacity building within the law faculty that could Read moreabout Developing a Law and Human Rights Programme for the Phoenix Project: Collaborating to Promote and Protect Human Rights


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The Anaesthesia Story for Phoenix Project

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Authors: Dr Chris Terblanche The third Anaesthesia crash course took place at Oshakati hospital in northern Namibia in October/November 2015. A total of 22 Namibian doctors attended the course. The faculty of Welsh Anaesthetists was made to feel very welcome by the medical superintendent Dr Augustinus and one of the hospital Anaesthetists Dr Polushky. We Read moreabout The Anaesthesia Story for Phoenix Project




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Interactive Learning Namibia: a Phoenix Project

Posted on by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Matt Smith The University of Namibia recently established a Centre for eLearning and Interactive Media (CeLIM). One of its primary activities is rolling out a Virtual Learning Environment. The pilot phase of this is currently being evaluated. The impact of this collaboration will build joint capacity to effectively support staff and students during Read moreabout Interactive Learning Namibia: a Phoenix Project


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The Midwifery Story for Phoenix Project

Posted on November 12, 2015 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Authors: Grace Thomas and Sarah Davies Grace and Sarah visited University of Namibia in Windhoek in October to collaborate with the midwifery team there on curriculum development and student exchange opportunities. We were fortunate that our visit was funded by a Strategic Development Grant from the School of Healthcare Sciences and must thank Prof Dianne Read moreabout The Midwifery Story for Phoenix Project