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Team:MED Launch
27th March 2014
Who are we?
• To allow students to actively participate in global
health initiatives
• To support students in the preparation of their...
TeamMED
TM Global Health
Initiatives
Community Outreach
Trips
Local Volunteer
Opportunities
Education
Individual Student
M...
• Holistic projects
– Health promotion
– Donation of medical
equipment
– Village outreach
projects
– Cultural exchange
• S...
1. Recognise that patients’ rights are universal.
2. Put your host community’s interests first.
3. Give local trainees pri...
• Focusing on community’s needs
• Teaming up with existing services
• Capacity and infrastructure building
• Good donation...
TONGA 2013Sneak Peek: Where do we go?
TONGA!! UGANDA!!
NEPAL!!
… Upcoming
Indigenous Trip!!
More info to follow!!
Local Volunteering Initiatives
(LVOs)
Resource Collection
• Elective information night
– Held on April 14th
– Practical information session
• TeamMed’s elective guide
– Download it...
www.teammed.org
Stay Tuned!
Search: Team MED
Tonga
Andrew Long & Elliot Anderson
Mālō ē lelei
Tonga
• OBESITY
– 69% obese
• Heart disease
• Diabetes
– 18% of Tongans have diabetes,
– By 2030, 25% of pop will be diabetic
• ...
Our trip – Hospital
Our trip – Outreach clinic
Our trip – Diabetes Screening
Our trip - Donations
Our trip – It’s not all work
• Potential Research Opportunity
• Formal Diabetes Screening Clinic
• Health Promotion Radio Campaign
• Tonga Hospital Exp...
• Who? – 4-6 students
• When? – June
• Cost - $1500-2000 inlcuding flights
• Applications close Sunday April 5pm
• Extra i...
Thanks
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2014 Launch Powerpoint

  1. 1. Team:MED Launch 27th March 2014
  2. 2. Who are we?
  3. 3. • To allow students to actively participate in global health initiatives • To support students in the preparation of their own global health initiatives • To build relationships with developing communities that are sustainable and mutually beneficial • To enhance students’ understanding and awareness of healthcare in developing communities Our Objectives
  4. 4. TeamMED TM Global Health Initiatives Community Outreach Trips Local Volunteer Opportunities Education Individual Student Medical Electives Resource Collection and Donation What Do We Do?
  5. 5. • Holistic projects – Health promotion – Donation of medical equipment – Village outreach projects – Cultural exchange • Structured trip program – Pre-trip preparation: meet your team, cultural/ language courses, research and needs analysis, fundraising, skills training – Detailed day-to-day program – Proper de-briefing Community Outreach Trips
  6. 6. 1. Recognise that patients’ rights are universal. 2. Put your host community’s interests first. 3. Give local trainees priority. 4. Emphasise education. 5. Think long-term sustainability. 6. Do not use the ‘developing world’ for practising your skills. 7. Practise quality medicine. 8. Know your limits. 9. Have a focus. 10. Consider the broader implication of your presence. 10 Ethical Guidelines A Guide to Working Abroad, MJA, 2011
  7. 7. • Focusing on community’s needs • Teaming up with existing services • Capacity and infrastructure building • Good donation principles • Multiple return visits Medical students Host community Ensuring Mutual Benefits…
  8. 8. TONGA 2013Sneak Peek: Where do we go? TONGA!! UGANDA!! NEPAL!! … Upcoming Indigenous Trip!! More info to follow!!
  9. 9. Local Volunteering Initiatives (LVOs)
  10. 10. Resource Collection
  11. 11. • Elective information night – Held on April 14th – Practical information session • TeamMed’s elective guide – Download it from www.teammed.org – Contextualized to Monash medicine faculty • Resource donation – Contact us 6 weeks in advance! Student Elective Support
  12. 12. www.teammed.org Stay Tuned! Search: Team MED
  13. 13. Tonga Andrew Long & Elliot Anderson Mālō ē lelei
  14. 14. Tonga
  15. 15. • OBESITY – 69% obese • Heart disease • Diabetes – 18% of Tongans have diabetes, – By 2030, 25% of pop will be diabetic • Access to healthcare resources Tonga – the health issues
  16. 16. Our trip – Hospital
  17. 17. Our trip – Outreach clinic
  18. 18. Our trip – Diabetes Screening
  19. 19. Our trip - Donations
  20. 20. Our trip – It’s not all work
  21. 21. • Potential Research Opportunity • Formal Diabetes Screening Clinic • Health Promotion Radio Campaign • Tonga Hospital Experience Your trip
  22. 22. • Who? – 4-6 students • When? – June • Cost - $1500-2000 inlcuding flights • Applications close Sunday April 5pm • Extra info: – ajlon1@student.monash.edu – epand1@student.monash.edu Tonga – Trip details
  23. 23. Thanks

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