Phoenix Project

International Opportunities for Anaesthetists in Wales

Posted on 30 March 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
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International Women’s Day event on 17th March

Posted on 15 March 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
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Developing a Law and Human Rights Programme for the Phoenix Project: Collaborating to Promote and Protect Human Rights

Posted on 15 February 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
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The Anaesthesia Story for Phoenix Project

Posted on 23 November 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
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Tracking Progress of Phoenix: can we impact?

Posted on 18 November 2015 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Authors: Lynnette Thomas and Professor Gordon Cumming We’ve just come back from a whirlwind of a week in Namibia. We were there to carry out a mid-term evaluation aimed at showing that the Phoenix Project was delivering benefits for UNAM and of course for Cardiff University and the Welsh Government Wales for Africa programme. We were
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Find out about Phoenix: Free film night & buffet

Posted on 16 November 2015 by Chris Juniper

Thursday 19th November starting at 17.30 in the Hadyn Ellis Building The United Nations want to Reduce Poverty and Promote Health and so does the Phoenix Project and  Cardiff and Namibia Universities are working together for this end. Maybe you have some questions and want to know more about the work? Come along to a free celebration of
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Interactive Learning Namibia: a Phoenix Project

Posted on 16 November 2015 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
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The Midwifery Story for Phoenix Project

Posted on 12 November 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
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Media and messaging for Phoenix Project

Posted on 11 November 2015 by Chris Juniper

Blog Post Author: Kevin Leonard (from Communications and Marketing)) I’ve just returned from an exhilarating two-week adventure in Namibia filming the Phoenix Project team as they trained doctors and students in anaesthesia, among many other activities.  My job is to make people aware of the great work that is taking place – and it’s not difficult because
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