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August 2016 Archives


St. George's University's WHO Collaborating Center for Environmental and Occupational Health Re-Designated For Additional Four Years 8/18/16

The World Health Organization has re-designated St. George’s University Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) as a Collaborating Center on Environmental and Occupational Health through 2020.



IFMSA Exchange Students Gain Global Clinical and Research Experience at SGU8/17/16

St. George’s University welcomed eight medical students from six countries this summer as part of the International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) Medical Research Exchange Program. The students from Catalonia, Italy, Spain, Canada, Romania, and Poland spent four weeks conducting research and gaining clinical experience while immersing themselves in Grenadian culture.



Thermocycler Device Allows SGU and WINDREF to Administer Zika Testing in Grenada 8/5/16

St. George’s University and Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, have partnered with Tetracore to build capacity towards diagnostics and surveillance for Zika virus and other vector-borne infections in Grenada.



Brexit Offers Opportunities for Medical Collaboration with the Commonwealth, Claims Leading Physician 8/3/16

Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union provides opportunities for closer collaboration between the United Kingdom and Commonwealth countries in the health sector.