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United Nations: Anti-Mine Action “Needs Driven. People Centered”

By Peace Post Staff/ Images: United Nations “Peace without mine action is incomplete peace,” says United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. In remembering April 4 as International Mine Awareness Day, the United Nations called for this year to be “Needs driven” and “People Centered.”   Secretary-General António Guterres further noted, “I urge …

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Macau Medicine Partners with Portugal, Australia

By Christopher Cottrell and Ralph Novotney/ Images: Peace Post The thirty-sixth Sino-Luso International Medical Forum opened last night with the signing of major medical MOUs. These MOUs entail cooperation with high skills medical education, simulation training, and faculty and student exchanges between Macau, Portugal, and Australia. And, like the past …

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Simulation Education in Macau at Sino Luso 36

PRESS RELEASE: The 36th Sino-Luso International Medical Forum in Macau from March 30 – April 2 2017 is titled, “Best Practice in Medical Education and Surgical Skills.” President of the Forum Prof. Manson Fok comments, “It is my pleasure to welcome international and local healthcare providers to this special medical …

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Macau doctors train for poison

By Christopher Cottrell /Photo Credits: Sino Luso International Medical Forum Doctors from Macau, Hong Kong, and Taipei joined together in Macau to address poison treatment, including auto accidents where drug driving was involved. Over 120 Macau medical frontline providers were organized by the the Sino Luso International Medical Forum led …

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Gusi Peace Prize 2016

Laureates of the world stand for peace in Manila, Philippines By Christopher Cottrell/Photo Credits:Christopher Cottrell Laureates for the 15th Gusi Peace Prize International gathered in Manila, Philippines from November 21 to 23 to celebrate humanity and hope. Representing 14 countries, this year’s Gusi Laureates were honored by many opening speeches—including …

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High tech medicine and training called for by 2030

High tech medicine and training called for by 2030 By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: Christopher Cottrell The time for a new era of advanced global medical training is now. That was the message at the 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion in Shanghai held in late November. Indeed, according …

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Breathing Easy

By Christopher Cottrell / Photo Credits: UNICEF In the canals of Lagos, Nigeria, children of the Makoko fishing community begin their days early. The days are long as they ply polluted waters where raw sewage floats untreated. From these waters they subsist on the fish. It is the source of …

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China’s Level Education Field

By Christopher Cottrell/Photo Credits: Christopher Cottrell China’s game on for getting kids out of the classroom—and into deeper modes of critical thinking at home and beyond. The China Association for Sciences and Technology has just published a five-year plan for improving home learning environments between 2016 and 2020. The plan …

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