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The International Skills and Training Institute in Health (ISTIH) has access to the services of specialists, doctors, nurses, maternal health and allied health workers, with extensive experience in health training.
It also has the skills in assessing needs, plus developing and evaluating health education programs. The institute also has nodal representation with major regional hospitals, universities and medical schools as partners.
A feature of ISTIH is its multidisciplinary approach to managing aid projects with the ability to facilitate international health and other aid projects in related sectors.
A big hand to 5 volunteers incl Margaret Murphy and Lucy Rowe @nurseteachreach for great work in Nepal this month.
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Further to the delivery of a diverse number of global aid resources, one of the primary purposes of the International Skills and Training Institute in Health (ISTIH) is to provide assistance in the development of skills and training resources in developing nations. ISTIH's footprint covers the Asia Pacific region, with a critical focus on the closer neighbours of Australia.
ISTIH brings together leaders in aid, education and training, including the provision of outstanding broad based health services from within Australia.
Dr Jamie Hendrie talks about his recent visit to Nepal for the 3rd Nepal Emergency Medicine Conference and his Airway Training workshops. He also makes a thought-provoking comment on the longterm effect of the earthquake on the Nepali people. …
The postgraduate diploma programme in Emergency Medicine in Myanmar undertaken in collaboration with international partners could serve as a template for building the capacity of countries with limited resources to deliver emergency care training and development. Eighteen junior specialists …