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GEM-CARN Achievements

  • Inaugural GEMCARN meeting 7th Feb 2019 WHO Geneva
  • Pilot data collection on evaluating the WHO Emergency Care Toolkit – early studies in Tanzania & Uganda by University of Cape Town PhD student
  • An updated systematic review of quality indicators for emergency care in low resource settings has also been conducted
  • Two emerging researchers from Tanzania and South Africa funded to attend training programmes and conferences in the UK: Dr. Catherine Reuben Shari (MD, MMed), an emergency physician and Honorary Lecturer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences attended Academic Trainees Day and Emergency Medicine Research Engagement Day. The events both took place at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, London, on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 January 2020.

    Ms. Elzarie Theron (MA), a research psychologist and research intern in the Division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Cape Town attended the Sheffield University Global Health Symposium  on 23 January 2020

  • GEM-CARN website and academy platform published
Dr. Catherine Reuben Shari (MD, MMed) Sheffield University Global Health Symposium  on 23 January 2020
Prof Lecky and Dr Shari at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in 2020 GEM-CARN collaborators at the Sheffield University Global Health Symposium in January 2020


Publications

  • GEM-CARNS poster presented at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine Conference in September 2019.
  • Results of research priority setting exercise presented at the Sheffield Global Health Symposium in January 2020, and published in BMC Emergency Medicine
Citation: Lecky, F.E., Reynolds, T., Otesile, O. et al. Harnessing inter-disciplinary collaboration to improve emergency care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): results of research prioritisation setting exercise. BMC Emerg Med 20, 68 (2020).
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12873-020-00362-7

Author list

Name Affiliations
Prof Fiona E. Lecky MD/PhD School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Teri Reynolds MD/PhD World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Olubukola Otesile MPH School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Sara Hollis MSc World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Janette Turner MSc School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Gordon Fuller MD/PhD School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Ian Sammy MD,PhD Scarborough General Hospital, Tobago
Jean Williams-Johnson DM The University of West Indies, Jamaica
Heike Geduld MMED College of Emergency Medicine, South Africa
Andrea G. Tenner MD University of California San Francisco, USA
Simone French DM The University of West Indies, Jamaica
Ishtar Govia PhD The University of West Indies, Jamaica
Julie Balen PhD School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Prof Steve Goodacre MD/PhD School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Prof Sujan B. Marahatta PhD Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal
Shaheem DeVries MphilEM Emergency Medical Services for the Western Cape Government, South Africa
Hendry R. Sawe MMED Emergency Medical Association of Tanzania (EMAT)
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
Prof Mohamed El-Shinawi MD Ain Shams University, Egypt
Juma Mfinanga MMED Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania
Prof  Andrés M. Rubiano MD Neurosciences Institute, El Bosque University, Bogotá, Colombia
Colombian Trauma Association, Bogotá, Colombia
Henda Chebbi MD Ministry of Health, Tunisia
Sang Do Shin PhD Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea
Jose Maria E. Ferrer MD American Heart Association (AHA), USA
Mashyaneh Haddadi MD Ministry of Health, Iran
Tsion Firew MD Columbia University, Emergency Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Ministry of Health, Ethiopia
Kathryn Taubert PhD American Heart Association (AHA), Switzerland
Andrew Lee MD School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, and Emergency Department, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford UK
Pauline Convocar MD Philippine College of Emergency Medicine, Philippines
Sabariah Jamaluddin MMED Sungai Buloh Hospital, Malaysia
Shahzmah Kotecha MD Bugando Medical Centre, Tanzania
Emad Abu Yaqeen MBBS Ministry of Health, Jordan
Katie Wells MD World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof Lee A Wallis MD, PhD Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa
   

 

 


The GEM-CARN project is predominantly funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (Round 1) under Research England’s Quality Related strategic funding, and we gratefully acknowledge this support.

University of Cape Town GEM-CARN The University of Sheffield

 

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