Fees for the course cover accommodation and meals.
Most participants are resident for the fortnight but attending for one week or for Special Interest Days is also welcomed.
Week 1 includes community health, tropical medicine, HIV, paediatrics and strategic planning
Week 2 includes trauma, orthopaedics, surgery, women's health and cross-cultural care
CMF's annual mission fair takes place during the course on Wednesday 2 July, 7-9pm
This is open to anyone interested in work in resource-poor settings
Teaching is given in a Christian context but participants of other faiths and none are welcomed and have benefitted from the course in previous years.
Dr Vicky Lavy MB BChir MRCGP DCH DRCOG DTM&H - course organiser
Head of International Ministries, CMF
Mary Hopper MSc PGDipEd DipCPC RGN RM RSCN RCNT - Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University
Dr Ian Spillman MRCP FRCPCH DA DTM&H DCH - Medical Director, Kisiizi Hospital, Uganda
The Developing Health Course has been running for over 40 years, equipping hundreds of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals for work in resource-poor settings. Previous participants have commented:'This is by far the best course I have ever attended'
'We have really enjoyed every moment of very day on this course. We have found it challenging, inspiring, informative & applicable'
'All that I was hoping for and more'
'This course is excellent! It's good for the young ones who are planning to go, for the older ones who are in the thick of it and old people, like me, who are looking to see where God can use them in the last lap!'