September 2013 archive

New national opportunities: Get involved today!

We're excited to announce a range of opportunities for members to volunteer at the national level. Please see a list of these below. You can find more detail about each position on the linked page. Elected positions Regional Coordinators for the Midlands and South East Other more

Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2013

non-communicable diseases news - gen\'s ncd newsletter - 10th edition

(this blog post was originally written May 20th) --- Dear all,   I hope everyone is doing great in their respective hometowns. Some of you might even be in Geneva these days for the World Health Assembly. If you're not, there's always the option of following more

Posted on Wed, 25 Sep 2013


Medsin is looking for an enthusiastic Team to head up it's Communications. We're lookng for innovative individuals who like talking about what we do and are keen to experience the breadth of Medsins work. Whether that's filming interviews with experts in the field or building relationships with more

Posted on Wed, 18 Sep 2013

Take a Stand Against the Gagging Law

You might have heard about the “gagging law” currently being voted on by MPs. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s really bad news. If it goes through, it will have a chilling effect on British democracy and on our right to speak up on the issues that matter to us. Basically, the law slashes more

Posted on Mon, 9 Sep 2013

Introducing the Open Access Button

Hi Network, Everyone reading this has hit a paywall. Whether on The Sun, The New York Times or more importantly on a piece of research. Millions of taxpayers, whether doctors, scientists or politicians, have hit paywalls on research they both need and have paid for. Undeniably, this is more

Posted on Sat, 7 Sep 2013

MSF leave Somalia; why the shock?

MSF’s recent announcement that they are completely shutting down their operation in Somalia has gotten many people up in arms and there are expressions of sadness, shock & regret from all sides. Repeatedly quoted is the fact that so many people are going to be without adequate medical more

Posted on Tue, 3 Sep 2013

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