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Opportunities for doctors and midwives to volunteer outside of the UK to support RCOG initiatives

Volunteer with the RCOG in Uganda – Resilience in: Obstetric Skills project 2018

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The RCOG, in partnership with Kitovu Hospital and Masaka Regional Referral Hospital, is running a one year project building on the Excellence in: Obstetric Skills Project. Resilience in: Obstetric Skills is funded through the THET Health Partnership Scheme.

This project will provide essential obstetric skills training to staff at these two referral centres and develop local teaching capacity. In addition, it will aim to improve the quality of referrals into the centres from referring facilities. Training is provided by Ugandan Master Trainers and focuses strongly on respectful care, monitoring and predicting emergencies.

We are seeking volunteer trainees and consultants to support the project over the course of this year.


5–7 week placements for trainees with the RCOG/Marcus Filshie Fellowship

We are delighted to be able to offer further fellowships through the RCOG/Marcus Filshie Fellowship in 2018, thanks to the generous donation from Dr Marcus Filshie.

The Fellowship offers trainees the opportunity to both support teaching with Ugandan trainers and to visit health facilities to conduct Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for the project. Placements are available throughout 2018 starting in June for 5–7 weeks, depending on applicant's availability.

To apply, please send the application form and a current CV to Global Volunteering at using the subject line: "Application for Marcus Filshie Fellowship 2018".


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Please take a look at the Global Health Map on the website of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to see what projects our Fellows and Members are engaged with and potential ways to support.

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