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Medical Educators Aim High at AMEE 2017 Helsinki

By Christopher Cottrell/Images: Christopher Cottrell A swirl of nearly 4,000 medical educators at AMEE, or Association for Medical Education in Europe, have descended on Helsinki, Finland the past few days to raise the bar of how medicine is learned. One such panel with medical education touches from Macau, China stood out …

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Biotechnology Medicine at Sino-Luso 38 in Macau

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell From treating cancer with new oral medicine to harnessing nano-technology for safer doctor garb, the 38th Sino Luso International Medical Forum held this past weekend was a medical milestone moment for Macau science. Themed “Recent Advances in Biotechnology and Applications,” the two days of seminars …

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Zhuhai Community Groups Get Pumped on CPR Training in Macau

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell “We’re training more Chinese community groups,” comments Dr. Billy Chan, Director for the Center of Medical Excellence at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST). Outside, a tropical thunderstorm is lashing across the Pearl Delta. Inside the …

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Prof. Patil’s Medical Heart

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell A doctor and a gentleman, Professor Nivritti Gajana Patil is one of Asia’s finest surgeons and medical education experts. From esteemed English medical wards to the witch-doctor jungles of Papua New Guinea, he has sharpened his surgical knives and intellectual wit with one main …

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Cambodia welcomes China Medical Delegation

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister, his Excellency Yim Chhay Ly, welcomed a large delegation of Chinese and Cambodian doctors today to applaud medical training in the One Belt, One Road Initiative. Led by Dr. Billy Chan, Co-Chair of the newly launched Regional Healthcare Outreach (One …

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People to People on One Belt, One Road

By Christopher Cottrell/ Images: Christopher Cottrell “We’re developing the people to people point on the One Belt, One Road Initiative,” says the Honorable Hun Many, a member of the Cambodia Parliament and President of the Doctor Alliance of Union Youth Federation of Cambodia (DA-UYFC), to a delegation of healthcare professionals …

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China and Cambodian Doctors’ One Belt, One Road

PRESS RELEASE June 7, 2017 “Regional Healthcare Outreach (One Belt, One Road) launches between, Macau, China and Cambodia.” On June 15, a new Asia based medical cooperation initiative will launch called the Regional Healthcare Outreach (One Belt, One Road). This vibrant new medical initiative is being organized by the Faculty …

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Hong Kong Doctors’ New Young Bloods

By Peace Post Staff/ Images: Christopher Cottrell Hong Kong’s young doctors are cutting out new paths in medicine—and expanding their understanding of resources in the Greater Pearl Bay Area, such as Macau medicine and Shenzhen 3D printing. Indeed, over the weekend the Younger Fellows Chapter of the Hong Kong College …

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Happy Medical Memories with Six Years of Sino-Luso

By Christopher Cottrell/ Image: Christopher Cottrell Six years ago this May, Macau embarked on a bold new medical mission—the Sino Luso International Medical Forum.I was lucky enough to have written about the first one. I’d been covering Macau since 2005 so was intrigued to get the assignment—particuarly when I saw the …

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