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Mar 27 2014

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Steve Mannion joins tonight’s Responding to Emergencies: the challenges of NGO competition Panel

This free seminar tonight at 18:30 at the RCP will explore the immediate response to emergency situations requiring humanitarian or healthcare intervention and will be followed by drinks reception afterwards.

We are pleased to announce that  Mr Steve Mannion MA Mchir DTM&H DMCC FRCS (Tr & Orth) Hon. Fellow RSM will be joining the panel.   In 2008, he was described by the BBC as the “Indiana Jones of Surgery” and appeared on BBC One’s ‘Super Doctors’ series alongside Lord Robert Winston. Between appointments in the NHS he has worked in surgical programmes for aid agencies (including the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières) in multiple conflict situations; these include in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Angola, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and Rwanda (during the 1994 genocide).  He is currently Head of Department at the Centre for Trauma, Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine at St George’s, Orthopaedic Advisor to CBM (a disability focused NGO) and Chair of World Orthopaedic Concern.

He will join:
Annie Devonport, Head of Programmes and Accountability, Disasters Emergency Committee
Dr. Michael Pelly, Member of initial Merlin Team: previously worked for the Red Cross and Save the Children Fund, Malawi
Amy Hughes, UK International Emergency Trauma Register.
Dr Aula Abbara, Hand in Hand for Syria
Entry is free! Reserve your place by emailing: international@rcplondon.ac.uk
Royal College of Physicians | Regents Park | London | NW1 4LE

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