British paediatricians help Palestinians with training in child health

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 15 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1013
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    Doctors from the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and workers in child health from Gaza and the West Bank recently attended a ceremony for seven doctors and two nurses who received Palestinian certificates in child health. The presentation, given by the college's president, Patricia Hamilton, in a ceremony in the West Bank, marks the culmination of seven years' work to offer a course in child health to Palestinian doctors and nurses. The training was put together by the college and offered partly by distance learning.

    The paediatrician Tony Waterston, of Newcastle University, …

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